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Cortina

Doing Some Lines

By May 19, 2016 No Comments
Pinstriped Cortina

For a while I have been dying to put some personal touches on the Corty. Nothing to bold but something really fitting other than slapping on a sticker. Since the fresh motor went in I had a few days to spare before the first cruise.

The idea of getting a pinstriper to do there magic on it had grown on me recently. So I called in the fresh talented, ‘Lines By Luke’ to get started.

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First off we spent a bit of time figuring out the font, sizing and design. After all its grandpas car and it has to be perfect for every one to see. I decided to get the name Phil, followed by a small picture of a garlic. There is a reason, being my grandpa’s nickname Phil Garlic.

 

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He was given the name after a famous speedway rider when he was a young fella riding on his indian scout like a mad man haha.

 

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It took about 4 hours all up from Luke arriving with all of his stuff, mapping out the lines and putting it all together. It happened in 3 stages, the word then the white of the garlic followed by the green. The highlights were done when it was dry. Its awesome to watch the super thin lines go on.

 

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Now that its finished its so dope to see how something I wanted came out on the bodywork just as I had it in my mind. I love having something hand painted on the car. Authentic.

In the future its getting some more pinstriping in the engine bay and the interior.

 

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If you find yourself driving behind a Phil Corty give me a toot.

 

 

Pinstriping: ‘Lines By Luke’ https://www.facebook.com/linesbyluke

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