Close-ups/Macros of Classic Cars-Read the Rules

Challenge #1 in the Close Up and Macro series. Hosted by shuttrrbug.
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Show me a meaningful and aesthetically pleasing detail photograph (inside or out) of a classic car built no later than 60's. I am not looking for an "easy identifier" such as an emblem shot, or a shot that points to the make, the model of a car, etc. Use texture, color, and composition to show interesting work. I don't care what post processing technique you use, and do feel free to share it with other. Put some effort into creating an interesting photo. No snapshots. Somebody once said: "If you think you're close, you're not close enough!" Good luck!
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Duesy Tubes
by BBrooks
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Getting Close to the Exhaust Pipes on a Classic 1931 Duesenburg Model "J". Tried several different angles to show off the beauty of individual shiny segmented exhaust pipes exiting the same Bonnet all in a row. This angle gave the best reflection of the shape and design details on the curvy fender surface.
Submitted: Wednesday, 5th October, 2011 05:19 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 3rd August, 2008
Focal length: 49 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 500
Notes: Natural light on shady side of the car with mostly bright sun and a few puffy clouds above.
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