1959 El Camino Restoration 5-10-11
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    1959 El Camino Restoration 5-10-11

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    Has been stripped down to the last nut and bolt for a complete renovation.

    All Carried out by owner John Boultwood

    Here is John at work

    You can see why its taking so long cant you !!

    He cant post any pics, as i've been taking the pics while he is doing the work :****er:

    More to follow
    Last edited by alan; 05-10-2011 at 20:37. Reason: spelling

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    59's just look so darn good.

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    Great looking El camino.......we just don't seem to find them that nice here in the states...Steve
    Thanks Steve
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    Gorgeous 59,best year also.

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    Just think back to 1959, how could you have loaded rubble and all sorts into the back of that beauty. They are just the most perfect pickup ever built, just beautiful.

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    Its been used as a load lugger, to numerous rod runs and Le Mans 24 Hr

    Used as a taxi around Le Mans, must have been 8 people in the bed and three in the cab,

    Boy it sat low that day !!!

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    Hi Alan,

    good to see you have joined in on this site, its a gret site!!!

    Are you going to carry on your build of the cortina on here?

    great to see you all on thursday nite, evening went to quick but im sure i will get to talk to you all sometime!!


    Keep up the good work,

    Dave (DJ)

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    Cool; nice to see another one on the way.
    Gotta say, your 'before' looks a ****ofa lot better than mine did!
    But then mine took 12 years!

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    Cool

    dude,that is one cooooooooool ride

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    dave, the cortina is on here somewhere, no updates lately though

    Back to Johns car..............

    front romoved



    cab and bed off


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