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The Italian Job

Setting up a full tailor made is a discomfort in the ass even if you are doing it from Southern California. The pieces hunt is just relentless. Trim off this model, headlight buckets off this model, rear window surround off this product, etc… It truly is a dogged chore only accomplished with the most acute of resolve.

Now, attempt to imagine undertaking all that shit from Italy… a place in which American cars and trucks have been by no means typical and classic metal is as unusual as the Cleveland Browns in the Super Bowl. It appears to be like an impossible job.

Enter a HAMBer by the title of Mirko. Back again in 2014, he uncovered a 1949 Cadillac and made the decision to disregard the impossibilities. His English was a little bit broken back again then, but his vision was not… From what I can acquire, Mirko and a person that goes by the identify of Marcello Schettini have been really hard at it for practically a decade and submitting much of the effort on a establish thread.

It is now 2022 and Mirko’s English has occur practically as considerably as his Cadillac. It is not done yet, but person is this a entertaining thread to keep tabs on.

You must do just that below. You’ll be glad ya did.