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62' Impala "Playing With Kandy"

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Every once in a while I get the urge to do a wild paint job on something. This time the candidate was a 62' Impala that had some paint issues with it's last paint job. I've been wanting to build a lowrider for a while so I decided to try out a roof pattern on it. After hours of taping and spraying I ended up with this.

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The plan is to make it sit on airbag suspension with Pegasus wheels.

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Oh and I've decided to name it "Playing With Kandy" since that's exactly what I was doing with the paint job.

Thanks for looking! All comments/criticisms welcome.

Billy

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That is the plan I have for my 41 Chevy pickup lowrider. I want to use the same pallet of silver and blues with a bit of light copper/gold.

Beautiful work and an inspiration to me. Thank you.

Later-

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Billy, that paint job is really fine man. Good choice on wheels and tires, it fits the car so well. Classic stuff.

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Thank you everyone! I really appreciate the great comments! I managed to get a lot done in the last few days. The body is polished/foiled, chassis is painted, and I've started on the engine. 101953220_zpsed94419d.jpg

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and here's another one I started on. It'll have it's own thread when I get a little farther with it.

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Thanks for looking and please let me know what you think, good or bad.

Billy

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That is just stunning. I'm going to have to do some Youtube research on how this is done when I get my compressor.

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Two real SHOWSTOPPERS!

I really love how you brought the paint scheme into the engine compartment!

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Thanks guys! Would there be any interest in a how-to on this kind of paint job? I'm getting ready to paint another Impala like this one and I'll do a step by step on it if anyone wants me to.

Austin, I cut thin strips of Tamiya tape by taping two x-acto blades together and cutting strips out. the gap between the blades is how wide the tape will be. I hope this makes sense, I'm not real great at explaining things sometimes.

Billy

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