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CudaChick1968

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Greenfield, Tennessee
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CudaChick1968 is probably out in my shop ... not all qualified powder coaters are GUYS :-) — updated 6 years ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

I admire anything American made that can get out of its own way, but I've always had a soft spot for Mopars.

I've owned my 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Fastback since April 9, 1991; bought it for $250 and it's now insured for $70K. It's come a lonnnnnnnnng way! Aside from farming out the paint and body work, I've done it all myself along with invaluable help and great advice over the years.

Owner / Operator of PHOENIX SPECIALTY COATINGS, custom powder coating for the automotive / motorcycle industry and pro builders. Visit my website at http://phoenixspecialtycoatings.com.

The Phoenix Specialty Coatings Business Group is now the "Most Popular Business Group" on Motortopia! Sign up as a member of the Business Group to be among the first to learn of new color & texture arrivals, details on our expansion, PSC car show appearances, giveaways, etc. Click here for more information http://Phoeni...ortopia.com/.

My fiance Billy and I are Hurricane Katrina survivors who relocated to northwest Tennessee in September, 2006 from the New Orleans area (there's pictures of the load-out in the Slimer folder). And no, I'm not just the bookkeeper either ... I grew up working on cars and building engines, love to get down and dirty and fix things right the first time. (My older brother never liked to help and wasn't exactly mechanically inclined, so it was always me out in the garage helping dad work on his stock cars for as long as I can remember.)

Other projects/cars: 1948 altered known as The MOB Fiat, 1976 Pontiac Astre with fresh 355 sbc, TH350, 8 3/4 Mopar rear and too many upgrades to mention (FOR SALE/TRADE -- all considered), a '76 Chevy Vega pro street, two 1983 D150 pickups and a '78 Malibu Classic Station Wagon.

My first car

1969 Chevy Impala 396 a/t

My dream car

I already own it.

Car clubs I’m in

67-69 Barracuda Owners Group (BOG)

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Between stop lights
  • Driver: Me ... can't ya tell I walk heavier on the right side???
  • Driving song: Highway Star ... Hot Rod Lincoln (so it's a Ford -- shoot me! LOL)
  • Car movie: American Graffiti
  • Car magazine: Mopar Muscle

— Profile last updated: Nov 15, 2012

Date Joined Apr 9, 2007
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NudeAutoMall
Aug 29, 2012 at 12:10 pm
I truly admire girls that are not scared to work, and when that is on cars, such is truly beautiful, then to be an entrepreneur, awesome. And together with your Fiancee, teamwork is always that edge, the hedge to success. Best of luck.
 
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SittinLow
Jan 25, 2012 at 11:06 am
It's great to see the gals represented more. Beauty, talent and a real passion for cars. Working in the industry and living the passion every day. Where were you 25 yrs ago when I was single..lol
 
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Jul 1, 2011 at 12:35 pm
Awesome car
 

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