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John Goschke

'58 Fairlane 500 Semi-Custom! Finished!

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The Fairlane is finally finished!  Details in brief...

• Johan ‘57 Chrysler front bumper
• Taillights from 1960s Aurora Custom Grill & Trim set & red plastic piggy bank
• Emblems and door handles removed
• Rechromed bumpers
• ‘59 Ford chassis lowered
• Handpainted whitewalls
• Wheels from Ertl ‘50 Olds diecast
• Roof and window openings reshaped for greater accuracy
• Cowl vent detail added from ‘58 Edsel
• Photoetch mesh added to molded-in and opened hood scoop
• AMT ‘57 Ford custom headlight lenses added with “googly eye” reflectors
• Kit windows replaced with clear PVC
• ‘57 Ford interior with scratch sidepanels, ‘58 T-bird console, ‘62 T-bird bucket seats and rear seat insterts added to ‘57 Ford seat, ‘56 Ford custom steering wheel, scratch rear view mirror
• Decanted, mixed, and airbrushed Tamiya lacquers

Build thread ad nauseum, here,

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Edited by John Goschke

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Looks great!

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John,  you always make super attractive, period perfect customs.  This one is perfect in paint , material choices, and detail......gorgeous!

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Excellent build! Great paint work, and I like the grille and taillight treatment. Superb!

Sam

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That is an absolutely beautiful car John.  I loved following along on your build thread.  Great work.

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1 hour ago, traditional said:

John,  you always make super attractive, period perfect customs.  This one is perfect in paint , material choices, and detail......gorgeous!

I agree and Wow!

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Beautiful build, looks as if it just drove out of the Lil Pages of Rod & Custom. I like the Watson style scallops.    

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That is one very tastefully designed custom.

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John, that turned out really great. Fantastic job.

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Truly great work!  Everything seems accurate to how a well done 1:1 would look "back in the day".

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John, WOW!! I've been watching since the start and it has turned out just as I thought it would! Fantastic!! What's next? Thanks for letting us look in.

Dennis

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Another beautiful Custom. Fantastic work John. 

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Very nice work!

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WOW ! that's awesome looks like it came right out of the pages of 60's Rod & Custom !!!! Really looks great color wheels every thing perfect !!

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Beautiful period correct custom , excellent work !

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What can I say that hasn't been said? Amazing custom, John!

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Beautiful custom!

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Thanks so much for all the comments, guys!  Wish I had time for a personal reply to each of you but deadlines are limiting my forum time!

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Extremely nice custom.

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Another work of art. John. Spectacular craftsmanship and beautiful concept. I hope you'll share it on Faux-vivor Friday. 

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Wow!! Superb work!!

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