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PostSubject: Duke's Christine...   Thu 22 Dec 2011 - 20:09

Some may remember this one.
Remember this one I made from Cardboard? Laughing Laughing Laughing Shocked

When I got her in 2004..















































































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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Thu 22 Dec 2011 - 20:16

That was quite a rust bucket you started out with Chaney. Hee! Hee! How bad were the floors?

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Thu 22 Dec 2011 - 20:21

Wow Chaney, You are a magician! LOL. All the Kudo's to you my friend.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Thu 22 Dec 2011 - 20:42

I agree definitley some magic ,car looks great very" Christine correct" great work Chaney I love seeing pics like this gives guys like me hope whom started out with less than stellar plymouths. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Thu 22 Dec 2011 - 20:50

Greast work Chaney who says you cant make a silk purse out od a hogs ear. Runs like a streak also. Glad you are back and talking asgain. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Fri 23 Dec 2011 - 14:51

Cool, not that is one heck of a change from what it was.

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Fri 23 Dec 2011 - 17:56

I remember the day you painted her. Mind Blowing to see what you started with Chaney! Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 7:20

This is a great car! It is also the one that inspired me the most to try one of my own. It is all hands on from start to finish. Good to see it back on the forum. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 8:24

love the cardboard plate man. Your car came a very long way. I wish I had half the knowledge and experience to be able to do that to a car. Great job. Looking forward to seeing you guys when I get back stateside.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 8:59

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love the cardboard plate man. Your car came a very long way. I wish I had half the knowledge and experience to be able to do that to a car. Great job. Looking forward to seeing you guys when I get back stateside.
Glad to see you are postig Charlws keep talking to us Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 13:22

You really diud an outstanding job on your car, Chaney! I followed quite a bit of your progress back in the days of Plymouth Central.

Lots of hard work went into that one!!

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 27 Dec 2011 - 13:35

Yea Chaney you are a hard working dude, and do great work while you are doing it. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 28 Dec 2011 - 0:51

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That was quite a rust bucket you started out with Chaney. Hee! Hee! How bad were the floors?


21 Patches in Driver's Side, and 19 patches in passenger side. I looked at R-Car's floors and decided I wanted 'em to look like factory, so without a bead roller, I had to hand form each and every single bend, bead roll, etc.

This is how I have to get all my cars. I wouldn't know how to act if I got one and all it needed was a scuff and shoot paint job. Thanks for the kind words...
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Sun 12 Feb 2012 - 21:31

I'm curious what the side trim is, looks like metal flaked silver. Also how does the interior look? From the pictures it looked dead. Great job on the whole car.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Mon 13 Feb 2012 - 12:39

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I'm curious what the side trim is, looks like metal flaked silver. Also how does the interior look? From the pictures it looked dead. Great job on the whole car.

Those inserts are made from Mylar. VERY shiney. Glue on pieces. unlike the originals that cost about $2000.00 in rough shape and needing reanodizing, these cost me around $300.00 for the set.
No, it's not paint. Can't get into my Photobucket right now, but Interior looks as "Movie correct" as I could afford. Seat covers only cost me around $400.00. I did this car as cheap as any can be done and still appear to be movie correct. I still have a little over $10K in her.

The days of building one of these for under $10K are long gone. I tried, can't be done.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Mon 13 Feb 2012 - 13:33

Ya got that right Chaney. A 2Dr HT 58 and bumpar wings are going to eat up most of the $10,000 today before you even start.

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Mon 13 Feb 2012 - 23:06

I never would have guessed that it was glue on stuff, either way it looks great. Really stuck out to me, it was the first thing I noticed in the 1st shot of her done.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 14 Feb 2012 - 8:22

I dohn't know if Chaney has told you yet but he has a lot of fun with his car at shows, he has a remote starter on it. Im sort of afraid to put one on Redsled because she may see a cheby she don't like and take off after her. Hee! Hee!

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 14 Feb 2012 - 16:56

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I dohn't know if Chaney has told you yet but he has a lot of fun with his car at shows, he has a remote starter on it. Im sort of afraid to put one on Redsled because she may see a cheby she don't like and take off after her. Hee! Hee!



Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee!

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 14 Feb 2012 - 23:38

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I'm curious what the side trim is, looks like metal flaked silver. Also how does the interior look? From the pictures it looked dead. Great job on the whole car.

Here we go...

















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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 15 Feb 2012 - 5:23

I'm still so impressed at how you turned this car around. You did every square inch of it yourself and then added the cool electronics. I don't think I ever met any one that can do it all the way you do. She is beautiful inside and out but you already know this. If I remember right ..she won the first show you put her in. Cool

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 15 Feb 2012 - 7:39

Yes Christine, she did. I had some guy trying to get me to sell her the very first show i had her at. Kept on over and over again. Just said no.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 15 Feb 2012 - 9:54

That is real nice. You should look in to a job doing that., heck car restoration period.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 15 Feb 2012 - 12:37

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That is real nice. You should look in to a job doing that., heck car restoration period.

Nah, WAY too much BS when trying to get paid.....Too many have big dreams and small wallets.
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 15 Feb 2012 - 17:00

Those are some sweet looking seats, Awesome.

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Mon 27 Feb 2012 - 22:38

Awesome before and after photos. I've never seen before pics of her, but she's come a long way. The transformation is outstanding.

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Tue 13 Mar 2012 - 18:39

Wow - what a beautiful car !
good job on the seats, they look terrific !
please keep us updates with more pics !
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Wed 14 Mar 2012 - 4:11

That good 'ol boy got him some good hands he does!!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Sun 22 Apr 2012 - 16:53

wow i am so excited this is the best thing that came out of the club having to restart here, i had never seen progress pictures of where your car started from. it was probably buried at the bottom of the list and i never could get to it. car looks great you do amazing work

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PostSubject: Re: Duke's Christine...   Mon 23 Jul 2012 - 11:01

Lookin good my friend!
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