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HomeMaking of Finzilla

The Making of FinZilla!

meet
Meet FinZilla! No, not the guy standing there. That's Tom Jones (Dr. R. Fink Zilla). The Amphicar beside him is...or will soon be...FinZilla! The car choice for Godzilla? Or is it something much more sinister?


taken away
taken away
taken
taken
taken

Poor little FinZilla, almost forgotten in Alaska.

58
Dr. R. Fink 'mocks' up the 58 Chrysler Fins.


gm

gm
gm
A GM truck hood becomes an engine cover.

shape
FinZilla is starting to shape up. (February 2007)

wind
Rat Fink wanted the windshield 2" lower so he can feel the bugs in his ears!!

tail
FinZilla A.K.A "Sea Alice" now has tail lights.

dash
A glance into the future design of the dashboard.

I'm going to see some strippers!
strip
Errr, uhmmm, you mean "I'm just going to the stripper?" Oh, Ok...

prime
In first prime. Won't she be a beauty?

hard
She grows a rare, removable, hardtop. (December 2008)

trim
Final fit of trim before paint.
"Looking GOOD, Tom! (FinZilla, too!)"
(January 2009)

wheel
On her wheels for the first time in 30 years. (February 2009)


beaut
beaut
beaut
She's BEAUTIFUL! (March 2009)

troll
A 1147 Motor with webers engine installed. (March 2009)


top
top
No longer topless (April 2009)

floa
She swims!! (July 2009)


nose
nose
nose
nose
FinZilla gets a nosejob! (January 2012)


paint
paint
paint
The project continues: FinZilla "Pretty in Paint!" (July 2012)
smile
She certainly has a "happy face!" (July 2012)
Meet FinZilla!
(Click to see the finished product)