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Larry Watson

Golden Sahara at Watson’s

Posted  August 30, 2014  by  Rik Hoving

GOLDEN SAHARA AT WATSONS In late 1959 Jim Skonzakes, owner of the Golden Sahara has Bill Ortega customize and Larry Watson paint his 1958 Ford Truck, which will be used for transporting the Golden Sahara.     hen the Golden Sahara II was nearly finished, Jim Skonzakes bought a brand new 1958 Ford C-Series Truck and had [...]

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Memo Ortega Stories Part Nine

Posted  August 29, 2014  by  Rik Hoving

MORE AT THE AYALAS It’s the late 1950′s, Memo ’51 Chevy get new paint job by Gil Ayala, and he decides to buy Gil’s old ’46 Ford Coupe and another Oldsmobile!     By Memo Ortega On may 4, 2013 Memo wrote this in an email to me. Yesterday Big Joe asked me to go to [...]

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The Wayne Detroit Custom Shop?

Posted  August 27, 2014  by  Rik Hoving

WAYNE DETROIT CUSTOM SHOP The Wayne Auto Customs Works Inc. from Detroit, Michigan, who knows more about this shop?   e always love it when people show up with those rare Custom Car related items, or with information about a Custom Car, or Custom Shop we have never seen or heard about. David Zivot is [...]

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The Line-Up 2014

Posted  August 22, 2014  by  Rik Hoving

CUSTOM CAR LINE-UP 2014 8 period styled Custom Cars gathered at two wonderful locations, lined up to show off their beautiful lines. It was a spectacular sight, and great photo opportunity. This article shows a few of my favorite photos taken at the event.   lf “Wolf” Christiansson organized for the second year in a row the Custom [...]

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2014 A-Bombers Road-trip Part 4

Posted  August 19, 2014  by  Rik Hoving

A-BOMBERS ROAD-TRIP 2 In 2007 my wife organized my best birthday gift ever… a trip to the A-Bombers show in Sweden. In 2014 my good friends Palle Johansen and Tim Kirkegaard thought they would try and top this gift. They invited me to join them on their trip to the A-Bombers show in their 1939 and [...]

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Golden Sahara at Watson’s

GOLDEN SAHARA AT WATSONS In late 1959 Jim Skonzakes, owner of the Golden Sahara has Bill Ortega customize and Larry Watson paint his 1958 Ford Truck, which will be used for transporting the Golden Sahara.     hen the...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Nine

MORE AT THE AYALAS It’s the late 1950′s, Memo ’51 Chevy get new paint job by Gil Ayala, and he decides to buy Gil’s old ’46 Ford Coupe and another Oldsmobile!     By Memo Ortega On may 4,...
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The Wayne Detroit Custom Shop?

WAYNE DETROIT CUSTOM SHOP The Wayne Auto Customs Works Inc. from Detroit, Michigan, who knows more about this shop?   e always love it when people show up with those rare Custom Car related items, or with information about...
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Larry Robbins Barris ’48 Merc NOT found

EARLY BARRIS ’48 MERC NOT FOUND In June, 2014 we reported that possebly the Barris built 1948 Mercury of Larry Robbins was found in ad on eBay. Kustom Car enthustast Kurt McCormick bought the car, but found out that most...
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Larry Watson 1950 Chevy – part three

WATSONS 50 CHEVY PART 3 In 1957 Larry Watson changed the looks of his personal 1950 Chevy sedan for the third and last time. Metallic Rosemist with silver scallops outlined in Black, Larry’s first ever full car paintjob....
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Oz Welch Project ’41 Olds

OZ WELCH PROJECT 41 OLDS Master builder OZ Welch, owner of OZ KUSTOM is building a new personal ride. 1941 Oldsmobile 30window coupe with Buick front.   z bought the car as a project from Sacramento Customs. The car is an ...
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The Line-Up 2014

CUSTOM CAR LINE-UP 2014 8 period styled Custom Cars gathered at two wonderful locations, lined up to show off their beautiful lines. It was a spectacular sight, and great photo opportunity. This article shows a few of my fav...
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2014 A-Bombers Road-trip Part 4

A-BOMBERS ROAD-TRIP 2 In 2007 my wife organized my best birthday gift ever… a trip to the A-Bombers show in Sweden. In 2014 my good friends Palle Johansen and Tim Kirkegaard thought they would try and top this gift. They...
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2014 A-Bombers Road-trip Part 3

A-BOMBERS ROAD-TRIP 2 In 2007 my wife organized my best birthday gift ever… a trip to the A-Bombers show in Sweden. In 2014 my good friends Palle Johansen and Tim Kirkegaard thought they would try and top this gift. They...
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RIP Jack Stewart – August 7, 2014

RIP JACK STEWART August 7, 2014, Jack Stewart passed away after being in the hospital for some time with heart problems. His passing comes as a shock to many who had the privilege to meet this fine man who loved life… &nb...
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2014 A-Bombers Road-trip part 2

A-BOMBERS ROAD-TRIP 2 In 2007 my wife organized my best birthday gift ever… a trip to the A-Bombers show in Sweden. In 2014 my good friends Palle Johansen and Tim Kirkegaard thought they would try and top this gift. They...
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