Deuces with Real Patina

Thirty2ragtop

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #112 on: September 23, 2017, 10:34:57 AM »
I just got off of the Oldsmobile Site much like this one (I guess that there are blog sites for everything these days).  Someone showed up at a Texas swap meet with a perfect barn find 50 Olds Rocket 88 sedan that had real patina and torn upholstery, for sale at $3500.  A member photoed the car in a video.  Half the people loved it and half of the people discounted the car due to the patina.  Amazing!  It was a BARN FIND!!!  My 32 roadster has been in a state of suspension for 3 years!!!!  It needs paint, wiring, plumbing, and upholstery.  If, through some miracle, I get the plumbing and wiring done, I'M DRIVING IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   The hell with the patina...no patina.  I could drop dead tomorrow and I DO WANT INSTANT GRATIFICATION.   Just my opinion.

jaded iconoclast

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #113 on: September 23, 2017, 10:43:13 AM »
The hell with the patina...no patina.  I could drop dead tomorrow and I DO WANT INSTANT GRATIFICATION.   Just my opinion.
I respect your honesty much more than the self justification that usually comes from the patina crowd. I'm serious, no sarcasm intended. 90% of the cars that get the "patina" term applied aren't "patina'd" in the first place, they are just rusty and unfinished. 
Heres a link to some real honest to god patina.
http://hotrodcraft.com/index.php?topic=563.msg71311#msg71311
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29bowtie

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #114 on: September 23, 2017, 11:11:04 AM »
Patina Sedan

Man that sits "SO RIGHT"! Beautiful stance.
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29bowtie

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #115 on: September 23, 2017, 11:14:30 AM »
Scott's Roadster
Dave York's roadster from here in BC. ;)
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #116 on: September 23, 2017, 06:07:44 PM »
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #117 on: September 28, 2017, 07:04:07 PM »
Roadster
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DavyJ

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #118 on: September 28, 2017, 08:12:28 PM »
There are those small headlights from the fifties rods again.... ;D   and I bet that paint was shiny in it's day too!  what a great find!
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #119 on: November 07, 2017, 08:58:18 PM »
This is a Hot Rod I'd keep forever like this & I love shiny paint.
Bob E's 5w.
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #120 on: November 19, 2017, 12:54:28 PM »
3w coupe
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #121 on: February 06, 2018, 07:15:20 PM »
5w Coupe
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #122 on: February 10, 2018, 12:26:20 PM »
Larry Monreals 32 pick up
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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #123 on: February 10, 2018, 05:23:13 PM »
This is what Larry's pickup looked like BITD.

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Re: Deuces with Real Patina
« Reply #124 on: February 10, 2018, 06:50:15 PM »
This is what Larry's pickup looked like BITD.

Mick
What a cool looking pick up it was Mick.
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