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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by straykatkustoms, Dec 18, 2017.
I haven't ever seen that picture of Larry's Brougham before.
I hadn't either, too kool not to share.....
It looks like the interior door panels are chrome on the Brougham
Yes I've noticed a lot that old school ideas get forgotten about when it comes to inside a lot of newly build customs. They often emulate new modern cars. And have new modern looking gauges.
An awful lot of them have interiors that look like they were lifted straight from a new luxury car... generally too much 'detail' rather than styling for a 'trad' appearing interior.
At some point the members here might understand that 90% of the people out there building cars are not building them to meet this boards standards.... then again probably not.
I won't deny that. But if the owner is claiming traditional status, these interiors are pretty jarring. And customs aren't the only offenders, you see this in a lot of high-end quasi-traditional rods too.
Don't get the idea that I'm a purist and buy into the 'commonality' argument of what is traditional, I'm not that hard-core. I do firmly believe that being traditional doesn't mean you have to stifle your imagination. But a traditional look does require certain design elements while blocking others.
^Dig the matching little critter sitting on the roof.
I thought you would, a lot going on in this picture.
Here is what the team at Haifley Seats stitched up for my Model A. The material is uniform in color, the lighting in the photography, not so much.
That looks awesome!
This deuce is my favorite fairly-recent build, an homage to '60's showrod style.
the coupe interior above ^^^ is the interior that would love to have, and be afraid to have at same time - excellent
I miss Jeff..........E
I miss him too. Nights at the hotel are a lot less funny without his tales from the road.
I don't guess I've ever seen the inside of the trunk. I love the idea of the tuck and roll band just around the tread. Very cool!
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