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Yet another reason to own a stainless steel car. An “insane amount of time,” but the results are undeniably stunning; check out more pics in this thread at autopia.org. Rob Beschizza found that it’s been done at least once before. [via Boing Boing]

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Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • http://twitter.com/David_67 David Kavanagh

    they forgot to do the wheels!

  • Anonymous
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ed-Dodt/100001863272267 Ed Dodt

    beauty

  • Anonymous

    Audi A8.  All aluminum.  It’s been done with similar results, but not using a difficult to find, antique car.  

  • Anonymous
  • Tom

    George McFly: Uh… now Biff, I want make sure that we get two coats of wax this time. Not just one.
    Biff Tannen: Just finishing up the second coat now.
    George McFly: Now Biff, don’t con me!
    Biff Tannen: I-I’m-I’m sorry, Mr. McFly. I-I meant I was just starting on the second coat.

  • Dean Thomas

    I don’t know if I’d want to polish up my De Lorean likee that…

  • tekmage

    It’s like a Cylon with wheels!

  • Chip

    I sure don’t want to follow it down the highway in the morning or late afternoon…

  • Janarootoo

    Talk about fingerprints… and it’s a road hazard on a sunny day…

  • Karl Becker

    In my experience porlishing stainless steel takes takes a hell of alot of time and patience. If you try this you better be really commited.

  • http://stiltwalker.us/blog/ Bill “Stretch” Coleman

    Does it get better gas mileage now?

  • S Patterson

    Looks lovely, unless you are behind it on a sunny day and the glare kills.