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1956 Ford "El L'gaRto Pr'ZoSo

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#1 Gluhead

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:14 PM

Since I've been back to modeling for the last year and a half or so, I've taken on a couple projects that involved a lot of scratch'd stuff and heavy body mods, but nothing that really fit the bill of full on kustom. A few weeks ago, the bug to fix that hit me hard. I'm literally knee-deep in plastic shavings and I love it. Here's where I'm at on it so far.

 

The front end is just about wrapped up. There's a little tidying up to do and I need to do something with the hood yet...peak or a valley...something at least...then I can move on to the back half. Cruiser skirts are a must, and we'll see what I can come up with to echo the front out back. So far, nearly everything changed is all whittled out of 1/8" and 1/4" thick stock. The '59 Impala headlights and the still-chromed portion of the bumper from the kit are the exceptions.

 

There's over a 100 progress pics on my fokti (see sig) if you want to check 'em out. I've got a full build thread elsewhere too, if you want to find it it's out there. But for the sake of sparing my fingers and saving them for whittling rather than typing, I'll just start here with the latest mockup shots.

 

Thanks, and hope you enjoy.

 

Glu

 

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#2 crazyrichard

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:25 PM

whow thats awsome !!!!!

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 09:54 PM

Very cool, keep us updated.

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 10:17 PM

Very nice !



#5 PappyD340

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 11:07 PM

That's KOOOOOL keep the pics coming!! :D 



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 12:10 AM

Looking good .



#7 Jantrix

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 12:31 AM

whow thats awsome !!!!!

 

Yeah, thats what I say too. Amazing work.



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 02:34 AM

very nice work Glu, going to be way cool!!



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:47 AM

Gorgeous smile on the Ranchero.

Been following it on T.R.a.K since

the "MCM awol incident of '13" .

McLoving the hand made pearly teeth.



#10 cobraman

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 04:52 AM

Very sharp !



#11 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 05:31 AM

Oh heavens, that is looking beautiful.  Please keep it going.



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 06:56 AM

That's looking awesome Glu.  You've got great Custom work going on there.  I can't wait to see what you do to the rear.



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 08:40 AM

Impressive!!!!!



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 08:43 AM

  • Great look. Looks ready to eat the competition.


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Posted 13 July 2013 - 12:49 PM

Awsume work..



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:52 PM

Fantastic!!

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 03:56 PM

Impressive work!



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Posted 13 July 2013 - 05:41 PM

That's about the cleanest in-progress custom work I've ever seen. Just beautiful. Man. Wow.



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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:15 AM

Thanks, guys...very much appreciated.

 

Skirts in progress. Hopefully I'll have them finished up in the next day or so.



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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:54 AM

Anxious to see this progress!