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Details:1949 Buick Fastback Sedanette - Owned and built by Justin Hills of Hills and Co.
Customs in Taree, New South Wales, Australia, it is Justin’s personal car and is used as
a rolling business card for his custom shop. Paint is BASF Glasurit straight jet black
basecoat with a clearcoat. Body work is about 1,200 hours alone and features functional
flipper windows, body channeled 1-inch over the chassis, peaked hood, slanted B-pillars,
3-inch chop on the roof, taillights moved, frenched headlights, and the trunk was
sectioned and pie-cut. Only vintage pre-1950 parts and models were used. Interior is
Manhattan leather and snakeskin Build time was about 3,000 hours total. Drivetrain is an
all-stock straight-8, all completely rebuilt and detailed. Suspension is by AirRide. Inspired
by legendary custom car builders and a desire to build a custom car based on the early
design artwork by Buick. Located at the Mothers big rig.
Choice Awards are presented to the runners-up to the prestigious Shine Award given at SEMA