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Old 08-30-2009, 11:59 PM
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The domino effect

First my boss buys a 48 plymouth then I fall into a 40 pontiac, my dad gets a steal on a 47 plymouth, now today my uncle buys a 54 plymouth. Now to get to my question because Im kinda going to be helping on my uncles car is what can you do to these cars to really make them look nice. Im not going to lie this car visually doesnt do much for me. I should mention its a 54 2 door belvedere with no center post on the sides for some reason i swear ive seen both. So i need some help because i know when it comes to paint and maybe even some custom touches hes going to say "well your the painter what are we doing to it" so help. Ive tried google to find some done and found one not much help though. So any thoughts or if anyone knows where i can find some pics of these done up let me know.

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Old 08-31-2009, 01:19 AM
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You probably just don't like that car that much, they are considered "orphan cars",Not everyones cup o tea. are your uncles old enough to have "been there" when the cars were new? The 54 is a hard top, they look good just freshened up with nice paint and shiny chrome. Toss a set of wheels on there and you're home free. Rod and Custom mag has a nice one every now and then, lowering, minor custom touches, they look good! Your uncle will appreciate anything you do for him so toss a few ideas around to see what he likes and go from there. You don't see many in any at the car shows, it will gather a lot of attention, be good advertising for your skills.
I've seen one with late model Caddy taillights, frenched head lights, sunken antenna, slightly modified grille, 2 toned paint job, nice! If I find any pics, I'll post them.
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