My car was painted several months ago but I finally got around to taking some pictures of it. I de-chromed it as much as I could and went for a smoother clean look. The door handles, tail lights, and antenna are shaved. I did away with the rocker molding, deck lid moldings, drip rails moldings, and emblems. I smoothed out the bumpers and painted the reverse light housings. I really like color. It really pops in the sun and is dark and subtle in the shade or in the night. I know it isn't for everyone but I like it and thought some of you might enjoy the pictures.
I would have kept all the brightwork and I'm not a fan of super shiny wheels - I like a little gray/unfinished look in there - but that's a gorgeous paint job and the body looks very straight. To each his own, though - you did a fantastic job on the body/paint IMO.
Pro Touring style restomod of a '70 deluxe convertible, originally 302-2V, ps, mb, c-4. Interior stays stock looking.
Now: "The Not So Boss 302": coilovers, Steeroids r&p, Boss crossmember, 1 1/4" front sway, 245/45/17F, 275/40/17R, Wilwood 13" F+R brakes, TKO600, Tin Man subframes, FRPP starter, 3G alt, EvM 3-Link, Magnaflow 2.5 kit, 9" Currie rear, TrueTrac diff. 331 stroker, battery in trunk. Later: body, paint, interior!
I was originally going to get polished aluminum wheels but when Coys was doing my shipment they called and said that they didn't have any polished 17's in stock and didn't plan on getting anymore so I could either get polished 18's or chrome 17's. I got the 17's
ya the seats are ugly. They have been a temporary solution (going on 8 years now) because the ones that the PO put in were thrashed. They are so dang comfortable though that it frequently gets postponed.
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