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Old 03-06-2017, 01:28 PM
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That wing/spoiler ruins the look in my opinion. Besides that I really like it.
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Futuristic design Need a 3/4 front to back view to get the complete picture. Looks like paddle shift levers ( ? ) with push button console activating. Hard to tell color ( maybe I am color blind ) from a silver to a light blue hue. Personal opinion on the instrument cluster. I think GM design was more fitting. I understand the old pod system would not mesh with the stream lined updates. The jury is out on the spoiler. Rear quarter ribs enhance design. Wheel design more than fill the openings. The top adds so much class. Darn, now I have to find a 61 hardtop.
Gorgeous classic ........... for those who favor added touches to yesterdays classic. Truly an extension of ones personality engraved in form.
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That wing/spoiler ruins the look in my opinion. Besides that I really like it.
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Well, I'm probably in the minority here, but the car looks great just as it is!

Not really my ideal touches of custom items, as I don't like having door handles shaved, or the big wheels.

But the car still looks pretty incredible to me!

More pics would be cool!

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It does nothing for me. Looks like someone wasted time and money and labor doing that to a nice C1 Corvette
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Im not big on the rear wing either. I guess my first corvette, a 61 in 1971 was ahead of its time.
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I like it.....the guy has great ability and Confidence .....meets the one of a kind for sure....if you think your vetts get a lot of lookers....you can only bet this car Grabs second And third takes....from even the best Corvette owners....what a work of art.....inside and out....and so far, the only Vette that wears the automatic as a perfect fit.....VERY WELL DONE.....Zappa
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I think the owner had too many 4 six pack nights............rear end just does not look like it belongs.........anywhere.

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While I like stock looking solid axles, some of the resto mods are very well done and great performers. The rear of this one just looks bad. I'm sure he put alot of effort into this and it will perform well. As the saying goes, don't confuse activity with accomplishment.
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It is kind of growing on me! It kind of looks more like art, than hot rod! But unique. And I do usually appreciate unique and one of a kind to a limit. Cool!
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looks a little on the gay side.
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I have flown that "Felix the Cat" T6 on the far right!
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I like customs but that rear wing ruins it to me .
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Well not entirely my taste but incredible craftsmanship and execution. Well done.
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Best of Both Worlds? Talk about overstatement. It definitely is neither.
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I have flown that "Felix the Cat" T6 on the far right!
I flew a Cessna 150 now top that.
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Originally Posted by Geralds57 View Post
Im not big on the rear wing either. I guess my first corvette, a 61 in 1971 was ahead of its time.
Man....that thing needs stakebed side posts so you can utilize all that flat hauling space to haul stuff. Looks like a flat bead pickup truck. What were they thinking?
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