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Offline Kevin K

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #60 on: October 07, 2014, 10:56:12 AM »
the car has been in the paint shop for a while now and i was able to go see the progress yesterday. My painter, Ross says that the fenders, hood and deck lid should be in finished paint this week and the rest of the car in high build primer soon after
here are some pictures of where its at now

theirs the rear apron all finished with the c channel welded in










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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #61 on: October 07, 2014, 01:23:17 PM »
Awesome build and great work!

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #62 on: October 11, 2014, 10:28:13 PM »
I'm Glad to see my angle iron cart is getting so much use

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #63 on: October 13, 2014, 10:55:18 PM »
there's something about a car when its in primer and ready for paint. It just looks so good!

I like Ross' work, I think you will be happy with it.

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #64 on: December 12, 2014, 07:09:44 PM »
you can say that again Jake
i just went to pick up my fenders, hood, deck lid and doors from Ross today he even wet sanded and polished everything
looks awesome,  shouldn't be long till i get the body and then the fun part begins





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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #65 on: December 12, 2014, 07:49:57 PM »
You're single, right?
9 years and counting....

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #66 on: December 12, 2014, 08:28:25 PM »
Great Color!!!

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #67 on: December 13, 2014, 12:30:02 AM »
Ha ha ya gsun, I'd rather buy a vintage speed exhaust then some necklace, and I doubt I'd get away with spending all my time in the garage for that matter as well

And thanks taigabus, it took a long time to choose, I like it a lot too
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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #68 on: December 13, 2014, 07:15:03 AM »
Sweet! Go Kevin go!
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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #69 on: December 15, 2014, 08:24:41 AM »
Looks great Kevin, nice work on the prep, you'll be happy you spent the time to clean it up in advance.
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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #70 on: December 16, 2014, 06:08:22 PM »
Nice addition to the living room

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #71 on: January 10, 2015, 09:37:24 PM »
ha ha
i thought it was a nice addition to the room as well, but mom didn't and i was promptly told to put everything some where else
well i got the rest of the car back today, looks awesome. And due to a lack to storage space we were ambitious and put the body back on the pan today
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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #72 on: January 11, 2015, 09:51:59 PM »
body & paint turned out great. colour is killer! reassembly time!

keep up the great work kevin, you'll be rolling in no time!  :cool:

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #73 on: May 31, 2015, 08:53:13 PM »
finally back at it!
since last post i have bolted the body to the pan, built the doors, done all the sound deadening inside with rattle trap, re wired the whole car, put the dash together and most everything in front of it, i have also been thinking about how I'm going to mount the 356 bucket seats i bought off Geoff
here are some more pictures



















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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #74 on: June 04, 2015, 08:58:10 AM »
It looks fantastic!  Great Job!  What color interior are you going with?

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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #75 on: June 04, 2015, 09:40:45 AM »
 Woot_Emoticon Woot_Emoticon

Car is looking awesome, Kevin!
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Re: 1960 "BIG" project bug
« Reply #76 on: June 04, 2015, 11:58:10 AM »
looks killer man,
I pretty much at the same stage as you reassembly after paint.
keep it up

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #77 on: August 17, 2015, 08:07:41 PM »
got the car on the road this weekend, not going to say its totally finished, i have a feeling this project will never be completely finished but its done for now, and just in time for the great Canadian!!









Hard to believe its the same car



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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2015, 08:44:44 PM »
Hard to believe its the same car
No doubt!, nice work, looks awesome! Congratulations!
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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #79 on: August 18, 2015, 02:16:26 AM »
Turned out killer! Sportin' IDA's to boot!!! Nice work :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon: :rockon:
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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #80 on: August 18, 2015, 02:54:36 AM »
 :whoo:     Proud parent of an air cooled nut !
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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #81 on: August 18, 2015, 07:26:55 AM »
That's fantastic Kevin! Car is looking sharp! I really dig the wheels capless, gives a early cal look feel to the car!
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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #82 on: August 18, 2015, 07:45:13 AM »
great work Kevin

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #83 on: August 18, 2015, 08:01:36 AM »
Can't wait to see it Kevin, nice work!
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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #84 on: August 18, 2015, 10:18:21 AM »
Wow.

That looks fantastic. Nice work!

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #85 on: August 18, 2015, 10:30:25 AM »
Looks amazing Kevin! Glad to see those doors put to good use.

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #86 on: August 18, 2015, 11:04:46 PM »


stunning!!

great work kevin!! your hard work and determination has really paid off...you have built a very beautiful car that you should be very proud of. congrats!!

the look ticks all the boxes imho...wheels & tires, stance, motor, colour, interior, bolt ons...love it!!

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #87 on: August 18, 2015, 11:20:16 PM »


stunning!!

great work kevin!! your hard work and determination has really paid off...you have built a very beautiful car that you should be very proud of. congrats!!

the look ticks all the boxes imho...wheels & tires, stance, motor, colour, interior, bolt ons...love it!!

I agree with Silas on all points, really nice!

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #88 on: August 19, 2015, 07:21:24 AM »
Stunning! Beautiful job

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Re: 1960 project bug
« Reply #89 on: August 19, 2015, 08:24:02 AM »
Looks great! Can't wait to see it at the show.
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