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Rosstude
04-21-2013, 10:15 PM
After weeks of a hectic work schedule, birthdays, Easter, and spring time weed abatement, I finally got a weekend free to start bolting this puppy together. I have had ˝ days here and there prepping subassemblies, and some evenings researching and locating molding clips and goodies from SI, but yesterday was quite rewarding, and I couldn’t wait to share some pictures.
Should move pretty quick from here, the front has many pieces some of which were damaged in the accident, and hours of blacking out behind grill, untold hours polishing and masking off those side pieces for the grill, and finger numbing fun polishing the grill.

63avanti.
04-21-2013, 10:25 PM
beautiful color and the chrome looks amazing! nice car Rosstude!

63t-cab
04-21-2013, 10:25 PM
Ross, what you have is just eye stunning.would be something to see in person I'm sure !

Warren Webb
04-21-2013, 11:39 PM
Ross, I hope your bringing it to La Palma next month! I cant wait to see it "up close & personal." That was a great looking car before but now it looks as though it has slipped into the sensational category. Sorry you had to redo it under these circumstances but the finish looks to be very rewarding. See you next month!

raprice
04-22-2013, 07:08 AM
Wow, your car is really looking great. I really like the color scheme. Nice job!

Rog

raoul5788
04-22-2013, 07:55 AM
Excellent!

Kdancy
04-22-2013, 08:18 AM
It's amazing how good the cars do look with nice paint and chrome! So used to seeing them in dilapidated condition.
Very nice!
Ross, how do you like the wheel dollies?

BobPalma
04-22-2013, 08:52 AM
Genuinely pretty, Ross. Congratulations on the devotion and attention to detail. Stunning wagon! :!: BP

Sam Ensley
04-22-2013, 09:19 AM
A brand new car wouldn't look as good. Congratulatoins on a fine job.

53 Stewed Baker
04-22-2013, 09:31 AM
WOW!!! Truly Gorgeous!!! Keep on keeping on

Blue 15G
04-22-2013, 09:55 AM
What a lot of work, but it looks beautiful. Of course, I am partial to two-tone blue as that's what my '54 is, and the '57 Studebaker has always been one of my favorite years.

Dave Bonn
'54 Champion Starliner

dickeedee
04-22-2013, 12:24 PM
nice job! Great detail work

Roscomacaw
04-22-2013, 01:08 PM
I'm gonna join the choir, Ross! WOW!

StudeDave57
04-22-2013, 01:22 PM
Very very very nice job Ross!!!
Let me know when you are done~
I have FIVE '57s waiting to look that good... :ohmy: ;)




StudeDave '57 :cool:

FlatheadGeo
04-22-2013, 04:07 PM
I can honestly say: A job well done! No where near what mine looks like, you certainly have patience and a steady hand!!! Keep the photos coming.

scott.rodgers
04-22-2013, 04:43 PM
Ross - looks great!