Sunday, April 8, 2018


Met Scott and his employee from Haneline at the LSRU 2018 and we discussed fabricating the insert material for Abalonia's instrument bezel. Whether I provide the material or he accesses it for me, Haneline has the right equipment to make my dash panel's drum-wrap material a reality. 

Now if only I had my final gauges figured out....

Good people and looking forward to working with them.

Here's the kind of thing I have in mind for the insert material in the gauge surround.

Saturday, April 7, 2018


Came across this 66 Impala for sale and had to share it as it's the color I have in mind for my roadster. It's a much silver as it is turquoise. And it sure looks nice with a light interior color. I'm thinking silver or white would be the perfect interior color.

My thought is to use a Pontiac engine color for the 327 to stay in the same neighborhood and to contrast it with a silver or pearl white paint for the frame and other components.

ADDENDUM: Just cruised the Barnes & Noble newsstand and saw a great car in Street Rodder magazine. A 1964 Mercury Marauder owned by Dick Uhlenkott. The paint color it used is 2004 Honda Millenial Lake Havasu blue. IT looks like its a color they used in 2004. The only problem is, the color looked varied on the different pages of the article. Doh. If it's this color, I'm all in: