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A Magnificent '57 Chevy Hard Top.
Lens: Pentax-FA 50mm f:2.8 Macro Camera: K-50 Photo Location: Idaho ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/500s Aperture: F13.5 
Posted By: Dewman, 10-29-2017, 02:57 PM

I saw this car in traffic and I couldn't resist asking the driver if I could take some photographs of it. He invited me to follow him home, and I shot these in his driveway. A frame-up restoration. A 400HP Chevy "crate motor," and gorgeous tan kid-skin leather interior. Four-wheel disc brakes. I loved the fact that he left the car in it's natural state, body-wise. Everything he did to it was with great taste and perfection. It sounded so good, with the mellow dual exhaust. I looked this car over with a very critical eye and I could NOT find a single flaw.... it's fit and finish was top drawer.

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Very nice!
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Great job!!
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Kudos to the owner for a great restoration job and to you for showing off his work.

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Beautiful...and to top it off on one of my all time favourite vintage cars..the '57 Chevy two door hardtop.Like the first pic...front end...and second/third in particular. In the 2nd/3rd you caught the classic tail fin and curve of the coupe hardtop...very nicely. Good job !
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A truly beautiful photo series of a truly beautiful classic automobile. As you say, it appears to be immaculate. Well done.

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Very nice he doesn't run this through a carwash.
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QuoteOriginally posted by photomax7 Quote
Very nice he doesn't run this through a carwash.

You can bet your life on that!

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Terrific trio of photos of this classic car.


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