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'64 C20 Long Bed, Because I Didn't Have Enough WIPs


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Some progress on the C20.  Between working (employment), a 1:1 truck project, and now spring yardwork (not complaining about spring), time is hard to come by.  I've been working on paint and weathering on the hood, bed and roof.  Since I had to start over with a different cab, I haven't painted it yet.  I painted and assembled the interior.  My old truck that I am basing this off of was converted to a Turbo 400 automatic when the 425 nailhead was installed, and they used a Mustang shifter.  The closest thing I could find was a piece of the console and the shifter from the MPC '73 Mercury Cougar that I previously robbed a roof from.  Close enough for me.  Pictures below are a halffast mockup without wheels... just fitting things together to get an idea of how it will look.

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5 hours ago, alan barton said:

This just might be the best seat cover I've ever seen! Reeeeeally nice texture and authenticity there, Roy!

Cheers

Alan

Thank you Alan.  I found a catalog online and took a screenshot of a seat cover & scaled it to fit, printed and white glued it to the seat.  A little pastel rubbed in made it look used,

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3 hours ago, Plowboy said:

That interior looks great Roy! Nice to see one painted the right color too! 

 

38 minutes ago, slusher said:

I agree great looking interior..

Thanks guys.  The color looks a little darker in the picture, but I think it's pretty close.  It might be a tad brassy, but it'll work.

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