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72 Custom - Lowrider Project

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Here is my current project a 72 Custom Monte Carlo.

This is my first car that I got from my dad when I was 16, I am the third owner. He bought this car in 1977 or 1978. Here are some pics prior to the rebuild.

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This is what it looked like when my dad first bought it

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sorry old pic

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Here is the progress of the monte throught the years

late 70's

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Early 80s

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Nice pics.

Is that you in the pics with the lady and child at the car show.Look at the hair styles Awsome...

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Man I hope my kids keep my Monte in the family. You got us hooked now, we're gonna need another dose of the pics! TTT

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Thanks for the comments guys.

No, that isn't me in the pic, this is me and my sister when the car was being painted Blue

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I am painting the car a light Metallic Blue it is almost Silver with a light blue tint

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Thanks for the comments guys

As promised here are some more updated pics

My dad and me started the rebuild a few years ago!

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After we torn it down we rebuilt the front end and painted everything gloss black

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The engine also got a much needed makeover

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Putting the front end together

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Doors being stripped

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all primered

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