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Auburn Speedster Monoposto

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Ebay buy that turned up with no wheels & tyres so it was ripe for a resto rod treatment. Raised the guards in the body, dropped the running boards & made it a single seater. Moved the front guards out & widened the rears. There is a few faults in the body but I'm happy with the concept. My son said it would pop monocles at Pebble Beach! 

Hope you like it

Brian

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A friend born in Auburn would be shocked at the driver placement, but I think this is cool and looks great!  ;)

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Like it?  I love it!! Fantastic restyling and construction of a less than great kit.

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A silk ear from a sow's ear . You did not miss out on a thing with this one lacking Wheels ? Tires ? As a friend in Auburn , the member of the Hot Rod Club located there would say . He owns a chopped up Auburn Rod . "You should know , I respect originals . This was too far gone to ever be restored ." Wonderful and beautiful build . I am saying allot . I build Factory Stock and I am retentive .  Thanx .,. 

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2 hours ago, dimaxion said:

A silk ear from a sow's ear . You did not miss out on a thing with this one lacking Wheels ? Tires ? As a friend in Auburn , the member of the Hot Rod Club located there would say . He owns a chopped up Auburn Rod . "You should know , I respect originals . This was too far gone to ever be restored ." Wonderful and beautiful build . I am saying allot . I build Factory Stock and I am retentive .  Thanx .,. 

I have to agree, this is pretty cool!

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Very stylish and slick design. Well executed and balanced. I love the single seat concept.

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Watch out Foose, there is a new player in town!!!!! Man this is cool!!!!!

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Can’t say I like the wheel and tire choice but the rest is fantastic very sleek and stylish 

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15 hours ago, misterNNL said:

Very stylish and slick design. Well executed and balanced. I love the single seat concept.

Exactly! Just too cool 

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Excuse me for saying so, but these wheels and tyres do not work for an Auburn, but everything else you are doing is great.... even the single-seater concept!

David

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Thanks for the kind comments gentlemen. I don't think Chip has to much to worry about. I really appreciate the comments on balance though, it's so important for a custom or hot rod design.

Interesting feedback on the wheels. I don't start a custom till I have the wheels sorted, they are what the whole thing is built around. I guess I look at it as a modern interpretation of some classic styling and not an Auburn. I honestly don't know what other wheels (that I have) would work for this one.

Thanks again

Brian

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Looks great, if your happy with it, leave it alone. Build what you want! I have judged real cars everywhere in the USA and there are the guys who love stock, who love restomods, race, rat .etc.. it is what YOU like. Not everyone else. Keep up the great work and keep the ideas comming! 

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