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thanks for the kind words
Hi Colin, yeah, the Consul can look dinky in certain contexts lol
The Caddy rear lights and more sleek windscreen surround now makes the car less squashed, longer and lower
Gonna put the tinsel on and do a festive cruise round the doors
Juat realised the first few pages photographs have dropped off! They were on a seperate storage supplier so will restore.
Very sleek and nice custom, what a beautiful car. Real talent you have there on this one it came out great.
Just seen this build...spot on fella..I would love to end up with a car as cool and good looking as yours..a real credit to you.. a proper home built car , how it should be and not.. heres a pile of dosh now build me a car...keep it up ..
Looks dwarfed by the Pop & Super Bee!!
Howdy, yeah, I sent in a couple of readers rides stories years ago and the car was featured twice
A few years back when it was back on the road at the NASC Nats debut CC left a card to feature it
but I didn't think the interior was finished/up to scratch lol still aint.
I have done a couple of mods since then, namely a sign writing job on the rear panel by Tootall Paul
when he was on tour
Tootall pinstriping - Pinstriping
My influence is obviously American Graffitti as 82 (ish) was a great era for the British custom scene and the Chelsea Cruise.
I know the 70s were probably more really groovy but it don't rhyme.
If I could spring for it I will have a cruise muriel done behind the removeable number plate
Small Fry, Henry Hirise, 11DYN 55 Chevy Hirider, Baldy van, Saunders boat, etc, etc
Next up was to replace the shagged out bumpers.
Repairing and rechroming existing at way over a grand wasn't
gonna happen so got the lovely stainless steel repops off ebay.
Aint got the lustre of chrome but went on ok and very happy.
Had to redo a grill bar and laquer them all again after the demon rust appeared.
Doing ok for 5 year old shower tubes in a damp garage!
This winter, I WILL do the interior
Rear axle off and repaint, fiddle with rose joints and update steering.
Just looking though a Street Machine October 1992 thought I recognised the Consul write up and I was right it is yours Kustom Jim
Fantastic build top quality mate
Saw this at Popham today,great car,looked soo cool
Hey Jim...Outstanding Kemp Bud.....very Kool.....
theres a lot of work gone into that great work
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