I think a car looks lots better (and more balanced) IF the front and rear wheel well openings are 'consistently designed/shapes'.. with the only exception being to put '55 Nomad rear wheel openings on ANY car for tire clearance..
I think we all agree its really difficult to make so many changes to the stock body design and have it look pleasing, but it seems that it was done here, but not many familiar with tri-5s are going to like all of those mods. I agree the 57 wheel openings would have been better, and maybe 2" shorter rear wheels. Overall nicely done, check the reflection in the trunk lid. A lot of high dollar builds seem to run low on cash by the time they get to paint, but not this one. No distortion, crooked lines, or fuzzy edges.
I'm one who likes '55 Chevy rear wheel openings. But if I was going to change them I'd either use '55 Nomad rear openings, or use front fender openings grafted to the rears.
It is a high end, gorgeous build though! Even if I don't like the wheel/tires.
It's hard to tell by looking at the picture on my phone, but it appears to have 56/57 rocker panels on it also. Could be that it's a 56/57 body with 55 rear quarter sections grafted on and a 55 front end.
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