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Old 12-11-2015, 12:37 PM
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Here is my 1958 restomod completed 18 months ago. Original 1958 body restored on a Newman Car Creations chassis. LS1 engine with performance intake and long tube headers to a Magnaflow exhaust. Custom interior.












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Very nice blend of mods and originality.
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Very nice, looks just like the picture!
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WOW! Great looking car!
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Interior is very sharp.
Love the center console.
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Very nice car. I think I have a photo of your car from April of this year. We stopped in Greenville Soth Carolina on the way to Charlotte and met the then owner of the car.
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Very nice car. I think I have a photo of your car from April of this year. We stopped in Greenville Soth Carolina on the way to Charlotte and met the then owner of the car.
I think you must have been the couple that stopped me on Main Street and we talked about restoring corvettes. Hope you are doing well
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Very nice blend of mods and originality.
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Stunning! Great color combination. The interior is magnificent. Beautiful job.

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Looks really cool!
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Holy cow, awesome looking c-1. Beautiful colour. You must be very proud to own a car like that. Thanks for sharing.
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Very nice Love the color combination. Must be a blast to drive.
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Beautifu car !!! Well done!!

...do you have any more pics of the interior, that is stunning.

I'm particularly interested in the console and arm rest?..and where the arm rest ends at the glove compartment.

Thanks...Stan
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Beautifu car !!! Well done!!

...do you have any more pics of the interior, that is stunning.

I'm particularly interested in the console and arm rest?..and where the arm rest ends at the glove compartment.

Thanks...Stan
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This is probably the best photo I have of the interior. It was designed by Eric Brockmeyer working with me and Jerry Noone who did the work. The arm rest pivots forward to reveal a small compartment for registration and insurance plus the cord for my iPhone.

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Ironduke01..

That's some high dollar "first class" stuff right there...!!

I've never seen one I like a much as this. Retaining the Vintage clock and Wonderbar radio panel is the trick...and the rest retro. I need a good arm rest to relieve my back and lean over on occasionally....but don't want to loose the nostalgia feel....and cup holders are mandatory on a road trip.

I am dealing with the arm rest configuration on my restomod right now. (My car looks stone stock though..with a Corvette Correction Chassis).

The cup holders and arm rest I have seen so far, are mostly an afterthought on most C1's...this is pure sex! Stunning...!! Can a console like that be bought? ...or maybe the mold for the cupholders back...I guess I've really already gone to far to redo my whole radio/clock panel.

Thanks for the pic...and if you get any more I'd like to see them too. I'm having issues where the glove compartment opens interfering with the arm rest.

Best regards...Stan

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What seat frames did you use?
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What seat frames did you use?
The seat frames were custom made. They are heated and have power lumbar support which helps me a lot. We bought the leather from Mercedes (ash color) so it matches the paint on the coves and instrument cluster (Mercedes iridium silver).

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Ironduke01..

That's some high dollar "first class" stuff right there...!!

I've never seen one I like a much as this. Retaining the Vintage clock and Wonderbar radio panel is the trick...and the rest retro. I need a good arm rest to relieve my back and lean over on occasionally....but don't want to loose the nostalgia feel....and cup holders are mandatory on a road trip.

I am dealing with the arm rest configuration on my restomod right now. (My car looks stone stock though..with a Corvette Correction Chassis).

The cup holders and arm rest I have seen so far, are mostly an afterthought on most C1's...this is pure sex! Stunning...!! Can a console like that be bought? ...or maybe the mold for the cupholders back...I guess I've really already gone to far to redo my whole radio/clock panel.

Thanks for the pic...and if you get any more I'd like to see them too. I'm having issues where the glove compartment opens interfering with the arm rest.

Best regards...Stan
I like the center console as well, Can it be purchased?
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Is there any way you could have put fat whitewalls on those wheels similar looking to how the period whitewalls looked?
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