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    Posted 12 years ago

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    This is our 1949 Lincoln. It has undergone major transformations over the years. My father bought this car in 1983 as an all original car with 55k miles on it. It has been a work in progress since day one that he shared with me until his death in May of this year. It sits on a 1984 Olds chasis w/ a 307ci V8, 700r OD trans., It was originaly a coupe the top has been chopped 3' in front & 5 in the rear and sports a Carlson padded removeable top now. The Grill is a '47 olds , side chrome is 53 Buick , the hubcaps are Dodge Lancer, every panel on this car has been altered in some shape or form, the hood has 250 louvers in it, and has been lengthend 2' in the front, the headlights tailights & earls have been frenched. the interior is white leather w/ red buttons and piping. It has a Sony CD W/ amps 2 outward facing 10"subs along with blue neons from stem to stern inside & out. The paint is House of color Candy Apple Red. It has 14 coats on it. 4 coats gold, 6 coats Transparent Red, 4 coats clear. The car has remote start, remote door locks, pwr windows A/C, disc brakes and is DRIVEN>>>>NEVER TRAILERED !!! It has very few rock nics and has about 20k miles put on it since 1998.
    RIP... JJ My Dad. 5/8/38 - 5/26/11


    1. officialfuel officialfuel, 12 years ago
      Sweet Ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 12 years ago
      Glad you posted these and PIR Dad as well, it looks like you're passing along to your son also....
    3. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 12 years ago
      OOPS ! PIR *RIP* I must be dislexic ! LOL
    4. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      My son has the bug for the nostalgic stuff to !! deff> passing it along!!
    5. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks Official!!
    6. wingletts wingletts, 12 years ago
      Nice ride, great that your caring of what your father left you. May he RIP and know he is blessed and You too.
    7. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks wingletts!! He was the Lucky one !! In Heaven he is !
    8. tommy1002 tommy1002, 12 years ago
      BEAUTIFUL !!!! Nice work!! That would be a sweet entry for the Adirondack Nationals this weekend in Lake George, NY
    9. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks Tommy1002 !!
    10. Pencil-necked-geek Pencil-necked-geek, 12 years ago
      My daddy said "Son, yer gonna drive me to drinkin' if you don't stop drivin' that Hot. Rod. Lincoln."

      < /drool >
    11. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks for the comment Pencil-necked-geek !!
    12. garrybeair garrybeair, 12 years ago
    13. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks Garrybeair !!
    14. Signaholic Signaholic, 12 years ago
      Now THAT is a car!! WOW
    15. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks Signaholie !! This car really sits well on the hwy....22mpg on trips, a/c and looks like its floating going down the road ! The car has won numerous prestigious awards, including the "Joe "Candy Apple" Bailon" pick by him in TN at the Leadslead Nationals hosted by The Kustoms of America Car Club Est. 1949 by George Barris.
    16. huronia huronia, 12 years ago
      Sweet..but no speed bumps for those bubble skirts!
    17. pickrknows pickrknows, 12 years ago
      That is one sweet ride,the best part is the lasting memories you'll always have of buildin it with the "Pa". it's now a "family heirloom"!!Enjoy!
    18. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 12 years ago
      Love it! Lincolns around this era always remind me of looney tunes lol
    19. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      Thanks phildavidalexandermorris, huronia, pickerknows, & Vikingfan82 for the comments !!
    20. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      For all the loves !! Thanks to everyone thus far !!
    21. youngblood youngblood, 12 years ago
      even more loves !! Thanks !!!
    22. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 11 years ago
      Labor of love! Your dads smiling down with pride right now.
    23. youngblood youngblood, 11 years ago
      Unfortuantley....this car along with 7 other collector cars that I owned along with a vast amount of collectibles, 2 Motorcycles, 2 travel trailers from the 60's all the tools I owned all burned in a garage fire on June 8, 2012. The fire absoulutly destroyed everything...the heat was so intense it did over $20,000 in damages to my house over 75 feet away. I will post pictures on my page of the fire damage. 1 of 2 things started the fire, either 1 of the motorcycles shorted out, or a battery tender hooked to the motorcycle shorted out. The fire marshal could narrow it down to the starting point but not the exact ignition.
    24. youngblood youngblood, 11 years ago
      I have posted pics of this car after my Garage Fire..........destroyed it.
    25. Coke1234 Coke1234, 8 years ago
      They used to call these cars lead sleds. Cool ride !
    26. Rattletrap Rattletrap, 8 years ago
      What a beauty! I've restored several cars ground up & this is monumental! Over the top beautiful!
    27. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 4 years ago
      Love t. I shared your photos with a friend who is the President of a local car club. thanks

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