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Jim Roten 52 Ford

  JIM ROTEN 52 FORD   Jim Roten Acquired his 1952 Ford Convertible in 1954. He started customizing it right away. Over the next few years the car developed in a wonderful styled M...
by Rik Hoving
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Ron Zimmerman 1954 Ford

ZIMMERMAN 1954 FORD Ron Zimmerman’s 1954 Ford Skyliner restyled by Ray Orput from the Jim Roten Photo Collection.   In another CCC-Article we highlighted a 1948 Mercury convertib...
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Jim Roten – 57 Mercury photos

JIM ROTEN – 57 MERCURY PHOTOS Chico California had some very interesting Custom Cars in the later part of the 1950’s. Fortunately Jim Roten took photos of them, including these ...
by Rik Hoving
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Riley Collins 55 Chevy Cameo

RILEY COLLINS 55 CHEVY In the later part of the 1950’s Riley Collins Custom Shop in Chico California created some outstanding Custom Cars. Jim Roten designed many of them, including ...
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Jim Roten Custom Car Designs

JIM ROTEN DESIGNS Jim Roten was close friends with Riley Collins, who ran a Custom Body show in Chico Ca. This article shows some of Jim Roten’s amazing design sketches he made for ...
by Rik Hoving
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Steve Stanford at the Petersen Museum

STEVE STANFORD AT THE PETERSEN Automotive illustrator and designer Steve Stanford is displaying his work and limited edition of prints at the Petersen Museum on August 23rd, 2014. Press rel...
by Rik Hoving
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Digital Restyling ’40 Ford Pick-Up

RESTYLING ’40 FORD PICK-UP In the 1980’s Automotive Illustrator Steve Stanford created one of my all time favorite design sketches. A 1940 Ford Roadster Pick up as early 1950...
by Rik Hoving
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Harry Bradley Fantom Ford

  SAM FOOSE AND HARRY BRADLEY   Automotive designer Harry Bentley Bradley designed, perhaps his most elegant Custom Car based on a 1949 Ford Sedan. Master-metal man Donn Lowe and ...
by Rik Hoving
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Ray Cress 56 Mercury

RAY CRESS 56 MERCURY Designed by Jim Roten and built, mostly by the Riley Colins Custom shop for owner Ray Cress, this uniquely restyled Mercury was published frequently and could be seen o...
by Rik Hoving
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John Vincent 1954 Oldsmobile

  VINCENT 1954 OLDSMOBILE   Riley Collins from Chico, California created this 1954 Oldsmobile semi-custom. Jim Roten took the photos. Riley Collins, had a body show in Chico Calif...
by Rik Hoving
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Finding the Alexandria

h5>ALEXANDER BROTHERS ALEXANDRIA Based on a 1955 Ford four door custom car designer Harry Bradley designed a wild shop truck for the Detroit based Alexander Brothers’ Custom Shop. In ...
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Dave Crook’s Latest Masterpiece

THE ULTIMATE ’69 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX Master craftsman Dave Crook, and legendary designer Harry Bradley, have created another masterpiece again. David Crook finished this remarkable pro...
by Rik Hoving
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