1951 Mercury

Performed customizations to this Merc including fabricating two sets of skirts and 6-ripple taillights, customized front and rear bumpers, Desoto grille park lights, and painted whole car black with semi-gloss clear. Car was featured in the December 2009 edition of Ol' Skool Rodz.
More March 18

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    ...So each finished taillight is precisely cut and created from 12 different pieces. Three taillights are needed to make each one.
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    Park light teeth ready for rechrome.
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    Desoto grille installation and front bumper smoothing to get rid of license plate area. Bumper ends were adjusted to fit perfectly with fenders.
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    Rear bumper also spliced and smoothed. Previous bumper was customized to house Chevy taillights.
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    1954 Merc taillight is not wide enough for '51 quarter panels...
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    Desoto grille teeth being altered to house custom park light lenses.
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    Fabricated flush-mount skirts with no lip. Pretty straight, huh?
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    Car with finished customizations before glass reinstall and rechrome.
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    Fabricated skirts with lip. Two sets of skirts, both perfectly match the quarter panels.