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#1 Mj-Styro

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:13 PM

Basket case reject that should have gone in the trash! not wheni  find out LOL!!

 

redid the opening door and trunk lid and opened drivers door as well.......... re-hinged them so they would look and work better

 

Here's one you dont see to often

 

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#2 Helix

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:19 PM

Very nice MJ B)



#3 Nxr

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:23 PM

rare kit... would pay like 120$ or more for the country squire 68 amt kit



#4 realgone58

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:38 PM

Awesome work! Looks fantastic...............love the white walls and stock caps!



#5 cobraman

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

Nice job, looks great !



#6 Gluhead

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:29 PM

Nice save.



#7 slusher

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:32 PM

Excellent looking classic..



#8 Mj-Styro

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:00 PM

Thank you!!! it just had to be saved!!! fixed the A-pillers and made new wing windows (that was fun LOL) 1/4 windows with painted rubber seal.......just looks good bone stock..

thank you

 

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:06 PM

Great save ,  it was the right thing to do .

 And you're right ,  it looks GREAT bone stock !



#10 Grumpa

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:22 PM

You're right MJ, you don't see many of these. Nice job on the restoration. Looks good.



#11 my name is nobody

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

man that looks sweet.

a clean build of a not often seen Ford.



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Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:29 PM

That's a great save. Always save don't trash them.



#13 ChrisR

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:39 PM

Great save!



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Posted 21 February 2013 - 11:47 PM

one beautiful save...I love seeing stuff like this....Love the car all around.....What color did you use on the body?...Also...all the panel lines look to scale.....Great Job!



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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:19 AM

Acouple more detail shots of the build,

trunk area i used sheet stock to fill in,also made a back panel behind taillights to help finish off the trunk. also a wing window i made from scratch (had to make two)

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#16 Mj-Styro

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:24 AM

some more detail shots, engine bay

 

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:55 AM

Great save Michael! Looks like it just rolled off the show room floor! I would love to have a '67 or '68 Galaxie. Nice work!



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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:33 AM

Another nice save. 

Great work.



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Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:35 AM

Excellent!!!!



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Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:35 PM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...A REAL CAR........................for a change................what won't they think of next!!!!!    Build some more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!