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2019 new project: 1955 Chevy Nomad Custom

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  • Member since
    November, 2018
  • From: Italy
2019 new project: 1955 Chevy Nomad Custom
Posted by PAOLO on Wednesday, January 02, 2019 8:29 AM

hi to all and Happy New Year from Italy!!!

Here some shots about my first 2019 project; hope you like it.

1) engine - I moved the alternator and rebuilt the pulleys and belt with plasticard; added the accelerator cable with its return spring (the only part that together with the engine will be seen when the work will be finished);

Colored engine with the chosen colors

2) front seat - I removed all the details and I started the construction to simulate more modern leather seats with a different design. In the photos you can see the various steps.

At the moment I still have to finish the work.

3) general photos - you can see the engine housing and the final car set-up (only slightly retouched). The alloy wheels are contained in the kit box

 

1955 Chevy Nomad - engine bay

1955 Chevy Nomad - suspension setup general view

1955 Chevy Nomad - engine construction

1955 Chevy Nomad - engine finished

1955 Chevy Nomad - front seats initial step, details deletion

1955 Chevy Nomad - front seats first step

1955 Chevy Nomad - front seats second step

1955 Chevy Nomad - front seats finishing touch of first step

1955 Chevy Nomad - front seats second step, reconstruction of side leather

 

A little update; the front and rear seats are pratically finished, i have only to clean well before painting.

1955 chevy nomad - front seats finished

1955 chevy nomad - rear seats finished

1955 chevy nomad - both seats

1955 chevy nomad - seats in their place

regards, Paolo

  • Member since
    January, 2005
  • From: sunny Sydney, Australia
Posted by nottheband on Thursday, January 10, 2019 9:54 PM

Ciao, Paolo.  You have made a good start with your Nomad , how is the build progressing?  Cheers.

Addio.

Steve

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