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At 10 years old, I loved building models of all kinds. My dad and I started doing Soap Box Derby together and from there, I found a love for modifying bicycles. We would chop and lengthen the front forks to look like choppers. Around 11 years old, I began to flame and pinstripe the bikes, and spray paint multi colored flames on them. You could see those bikes coming from a mile away and I was so proud. I became obsessed with customising anything I could - and I've never looked back.


As I got older, I started working on cars and pinstriping. I rebuilt my engine and transmission for my 1965 Mustang when I was 16 years old from a Chilton’s manual. I put pinstriping on it also. I sold that car and bought a 1978 red Trans Am. I did all the pinstriping on that car - factory quality, where the striping was around all the windows, the rear spoiler, the fender flares and the front spoiler... that was a lot of striping... and it looked incredible!! When my friends saw what I could do, everyone ended up in my garage asking me to customise their rides.


In 1998 I had a pickup truck that I decided to start customizing. I went all out with full custom paint and huge makeover.  (See pics in my photo area). It wasn’t until I sold my truck and bought a 2001 Corvette that I really started to get serious about making my own vinyl graphics. I wanted the baddest, coolest, custom vet - period.


When I traded that off for a 2015 Corvette, I knew what I wanted to do and I went even further, with full length striping that I made using scissors, if you can believe it. I also painted a pinstripe on my black wheels, which really set them off. I had people complimenting me on the graphics and the wheels. 


By the time I traded my 2015 off for a 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, I got even more creative with the graphics, again cut with scissors and cutting tape, and of course I painted the wheel stripe.


At the Bloomington Gold show in Indy, early 2019, I decided to change the graphics to a new color, and it caught everyone's eye because the vinyl looked different in color depending on the angle you looked at it. Everywhere I turned, people asked me how they could hire me or buy my graphix, but I was mostly local at this point - doing what I loved, for my friends, in my garage. 

I traded off my 2017 for a 2019 Corvette Grand Sport in late October 2019 which got the full "Fred treatment". 



Welcome to G1 Graphix - where I will love your car as much as you do. 


Fred Hoyle Applying Corvette Vinyl Graphix
Fred Hoyle Applying Corvette Vinyl Graphix
Fred Hoyle Applying Corvette Vinyl Graphix
Corvette Grand Sport decals
C7 Corvette exterior mods
C7 Corvette exterior mods
Corvette exterior accessories
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