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What color is that? It looks beautiful, and shiny.

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Thanks Virgil.... Testors inca gold and then I sprayed tamiya clear orange over it....

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Boy, that's one beautiful combination. Love it, thanks for letting me know.

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This is right up my building alley so I think I'll join, I'm sure I can finish something by the end of the year. Got an unbuilt Johan snap 79 caddy, and a semi started 64 impala, doors are opened and sunroof cut in but gotta repair a few small breaks.

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I was beginning to wonder where you were hiding out, Phil. Welcome and I can't wait to see what you will cook up.

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This is right up my building alley so I think I'll join, I'm sure I can finish something by the end of the year. Got an unbuilt Johan snap 79 caddy, and a semi started 64 impala, doors are opened and sunroof cut in but gotta repair a few small breaks.

Cool man..... Can't wait to see the Caddy

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I was beginning to wonder where you were hiding out, Phil. Welcome and I can't wait to see what you will cook up.

Cool man..... Can't wait to see the Caddy

To be honest I just saw it this morning, things have been crazy this year, I was trying to get the car ready for cruising this summer but some expensive repairs killed that plan till next summer so back to building

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Got some more done....

Chassis is almost done, and starting interior paint....

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James, another cool ride. It looks like you are on a great lowrider roll here. Keep 'em coming.

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Thank you Virgil.... This is pretty much all I build bro.... I'll build an occasional slammed truck and I like hot rods and KUSTOMZ also.... I'm gonna build a box stock 86 El Camino soon though....

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Well, maybe I should jump in and post some pics. First up is an unbuilt caddy, gonna keep this one simple

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Next is a 64 I picked up from a friend slightly started, needs to be stripped and I need to reinforce and then jamb the body

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Thank you mark for showing the step by step for basic tape work. Now Luke, by any chance, do you have step by step pixs of your fabulous work? I especially in interested in how you do that over and under work.

Someone please show how this is done. TIA

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Amazing work by everyone, fantastic graphics and attention to detail, im impressed ;) !

Might just have a go and build a lowrider one day...

Luke always good to see your builds again :D

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Got the 70 finished up... I'm not too thrilled with the way the hood doesn't quite fit right.... Other than that, here's a teaser pic... I'll post the rest under glass...

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Dont feel bad, I have built a few of these and the hood never fits right without a lot of tweaks

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did a little paint testing today, found a new base coat I like for candy type paints

Labeled as steel on the can

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but as you can see looks like a nice metalflake silver

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L-R: Krylon metal-X red, duplicolor metalcast green and purple

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leaning towards the red or green for the caddy

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Thanks for the tip Phil.

I just got 2 sets of Pegasus 1109's

Thinking of a 70 Monte Carlo in a dark green.

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