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Old 08-25-2019, 10:17 AM
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Default A Big Thanks To Ben Meissner At Street Rod Designs



Wanted to give special thanks to Ben at Street Rod Designs for this incredible rendering. This car has been decades in the making, going all the way back to high school in the early 70's. A friend of the family had ordered a 71 El Camino SS brand new with an optional custom color from Chevy. This was back in the day when you could do this. The color was a Cadillac special order called Nutmeg Firemist metallic. He went out of town for a couple weeks and left the car with me to drive. Cowl hood with black stripes, Cragar mags, black tonneau cover, I was in heaven. I've never forgotten that car and the rare color combo, and always wanted to do one for myself. I've attached a pic below of the color on a Yenko Nova.





The plan is to use a custom chassis from one of our vendors and as many parts as our supporting vendors can supply, and make this an official Lateral-G build. Just need the money tree to start growing so I can get started...

Working with Ben on this project was awesome, completely painless. I highly recommend him for any artwork needs you may have.
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I'm in shock !!!!!
I didn't say I was starting on it yet.
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Shannon at Modo Innovations for the cool billet DBW bracket
Roadster Shop for their Chevelle SPEC Chassis
Dakota Digital for their Chevelle HDX Gauge Package
Painless Performance for their wiring harness

Ron Davis Radiators for their radiator and fan assembly.
Baer Brakes for their front and rear brakes

Texas Speed and Performance for their 427 LS Stroker
American Powertrain for their ProFit Magnum T56 kit
Currie Enterprises for their 9" Third Member
Forgeline for their GF3 Wheels
Eddie Motorsports for their drive kit and hinges
Centerforce for their DYAD Clutch Kit
Ididit for their steering column
Holley for their EFI and engine parts
Lokar and Clayton Machine for their pedals and door and window handles
Morris Classic Concepts for their 3 point belts and side mirrors
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Awesome color combo, it will look incredible.

Any old pics of the elky?

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This might be my new favorite color.
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Awesome color combo, it will look incredible.

Any old pics of the elky?

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No, this would have been around 1973/4 or so.
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SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Jacob Ehlers and Amsoil for the lubricants and degreasers for my 70 Chevelle project
Shannon at Modo Innovations for the cool billet DBW bracket
Roadster Shop for their Chevelle SPEC Chassis
Dakota Digital for their Chevelle HDX Gauge Package
Painless Performance for their wiring harness

Ron Davis Radiators for their radiator and fan assembly.
Baer Brakes for their front and rear brakes

Texas Speed and Performance for their 427 LS Stroker
American Powertrain for their ProFit Magnum T56 kit
Currie Enterprises for their 9" Third Member
Forgeline for their GF3 Wheels
Eddie Motorsports for their drive kit and hinges
Centerforce for their DYAD Clutch Kit
Ididit for their steering column
Holley for their EFI and engine parts
Lokar and Clayton Machine for their pedals and door and window handles
Morris Classic Concepts for their 3 point belts and side mirrors
Thermotec for their heat sleeve and sound deadening products
Restomod Air for their Tru Mod A/C kit
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