One day, Vic got a small scratch on the front fender of his show car while pulling it out of an enclosed trailer, and nobody wanted to attempt to color match the car, so he decided to pattern it out. He also added all of the new engraving that you can see on the car, and got a new set of Zeniths as well.
When asked what the hardest part of the build was, Vic confidently responded, "nothing in the build was very hard, it was more time consuming. You get anxious to get one thing done to get to the next, but you can't rush a job like this." Victor's future plans for the car include adding murals under the hood and trunk, so that he can finally say that he's finished with it.
This pristine '62 Rag gets plenty of street time, and you can constantly find Victor rolling it to local shows and BBQs; he even cruised the Vegas strip last year after the Super Show. Vic wants to thank Raul Valenzuela, Vinny Burnes of Vinny's Customs and Graphics, and Impalas Car Club for backing him up and always being there for him. "A special thanks to my wife Regina, and my kids for putting up with me when I did my car twice back to back like that," he says. Don't worry Vic, I'm sure they understand, like we all do, that a true Lowrider's work is never done.
Owner: Victor Charles
Vehicle: 1962 Impala Convertible
City/State: Woodridge, CA
Club: Impalas, Stockton Chapter
Engine: 350 small-block engine painted to match the car
Body & Paint: Victor himself took care of laying out the candy-brandy wine paintjob, while Vinny Burnes of Vinny's Customs and Graphics took care of laying the multi-color patterns found on the car. Alberto Herrera took care of murals found on the skirts of the car.
Set Up: A four pump set up with two pumps Sinisters in the trunk and two mounted on the firewall by Victor Charles and Raul Valenzuela.
Sound System: A pioneer deck in the custom center counsel pushed the whole Arc Audio system that includes two 12-inch Subs, 3 Amps, EQ and mid's that was installed by Dynamic Car Audio.
Interior: Installed by Rojas Upholstery in Stockton took care of the fine stitching work.
Tires: Remington 13's
Rims: 13" crossed-laced Zenith