Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Rust but No Rest for Kyle

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Rust but No Rest for Kyle

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Byline: Michelle Larkin

MOST car owners freak out at any sign of rust on their vehicle. Kyle Grabbe had rust airbrushed on his!

Kyle knew he wanted a adifferenta car, but wasn't sure what he was looking for, when he came across a 1956 Cadillac Limousine while scouring the Trading Post five years ago.

"I was hoping for something from the 50s era," Kyle said, aand when I saw a Limo I thought that's about as different as you get."

The Limo sat untouched for some time until Kyle proposed to girlfriend, Monique Parry, last year. "I thought that was a good enough reason to get it out a so we could use it for the wedding," he said.

Kyle got stuck into rebuilding the car and, with the help of his dad and a few mates, had the whole job finished in only six weeks.

One of his father's employees rebuilt the 454 Chev engine which Kyle apincheda from his brother's car.

"I would work on it before and after work," Kyle said. "And I told my wife-to-be that if it wasn't ready we were going to have to postpone the wedding," he laughed. …

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