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I usually don't like bubble top customs. But, I really like this! So often customizers overdo a car and make it unrecognizable. This is still recognizable as a '57 Ford. The paintwork puts the icing on the cake! Excellent work!  

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Very well done. I am sure Mr. Starbird and Mr. Gustavson would agree !!

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I love this!   A fresh original twist on an old favourite and yet I recognise all the elements.  To be honest, I am seeing more factory dream car than custom but I don't think that is a bad thing!  The paint is simply sensational, I simply can't imagine a more appropriate treatment than this and that corrugated trim on the rear deck is brilliant!

What makes me grin even more is that I have its alter ego started in a box somewhere here.  I am grafting a 57 Fairlane roof and glass onto the Predicta - gives a Cushenberry "Marquis" look to it.  It stalled because I hadn't come up with a headlight treatment yet - this is giving me ideas!

Cheers

Alan

 

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3 hours ago, alan barton said:

I love this!   A fresh original twist on an old favourite and yet I recognise all the elements.  To be honest, I am seeing more factory dream car than custom but I don't think that is a bad thing!  The paint is simply sensational, I simply can't imagine a more appropriate treatment than this and that corrugated trim on the rear deck is brilliant!

What makes me grin even more is that I have its alter ego started in a box somewhere here.  I am grafting a 57 Fairlane roof and glass onto the Predicta - gives a Cushenberry "Marquis" look to it.  It stalled because I hadn't come up with a headlight treatment yet - this is giving me ideas!

Cheers

Alan

 

Thanks Alan , I like the idea of a Factory Dream Car over calling it a custom, it just has the right ring to it , can’t wait to see your version with the ‘57 fairlane top on the predicta body , wish I had thought of that! 

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Thanks guys , means a lot to build something you all like enough to comment on , thanks again!! 

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On 8/30/2020 at 11:00 AM, Plowboy said:

I usually don't like bubble top customs. But, I really like this! So often customizers overdo a car and make it unrecognizable. This is still recognizable as a '57 Ford. The paintwork puts the icing on the cake! Excellent work!  

Thanks very much ! 

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A well done custom. This would even look right at home as a 1 to 1 show car.

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On 9/10/2020 at 1:36 PM, robertw said:

A well done custom. This would even look right at home as a 1 to 1 show car.

Yes that would be cool to see this in 1to 1 !!

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On 9/1/2020 at 1:48 AM, Dominik said:

really really cool! awesome custom.

Thanks Dominik !

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On 8/30/2020 at 11:26 PM, Richard Bartrop said:

Very nice!  It looks almost like the Ford Mystere show car.

Thanks Richard !

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On 9/16/2020 at 7:24 AM, unclescott58 said:

Slick. Ready for the show circuit. I like those old style kustoms.    

Thanks so much!!

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