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Nick Matranga 1940 Mercury Barris

That Illustrious Sanguine 1940 Merc

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Nick Matranga – That Illustrious Sanguine ’40 Merc! – original written February, 2014)   David E. Zivot and Michelle ...
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That Illustrious Sanguine 1940 Merc 3

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Nick Matranga – That Illustrious Sanguine ’40 Merc! – original written February, 2014)   Part three Due to the lengt...
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Jimmy Summers 1940 Mercury part I

  THE DICK PAGE STORIES   One of my all time favorite custom cars is the Jimmy Summers 1940 Mercury convertible. A car Jimmy built for himself as a daily drive in 1946. Jimmy drov...
by Rik Hoving
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Choosing White Wall Tires 2

  CHOOSING WHITE WALL TIRES   Since the early days of Custom cars, back in the 1930’s and 1940’s, the number one choice for tires to use was a White Wall tire, they wo...
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Gil Ayala at the 1951 Roadster Show

  GIL AYALA AT THE 1951 ROADSTER SHOW   Lynn Ayala recently share some really great historic Custom Car memorabilia from her dad. Gil Ayala entered the Ayala built 1940 Mercur...
by Rik Hoving
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Californian License plates

  CALIFORNIAN LICENSE PLATES   In the past I have had great help from a list of vintage Californian License plates to help date certain photos of Custom Cars. Recently I came acro...
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Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold – original written in august, 2011)   “And shall bring forth a rod from the stem of Jesse, and...
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Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold part 2

  Continued from part ONE of the Jesse Lopez Lo! & Behold story.   © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold – original written in augus...
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Marcia Campbell

Marcia Campbell – Not a “Bettie” Page!

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras  –  Timechanic ™   My name is Michelle from Las Vegas, NV. In assisting David with his myriad car projects over the years (in this particular cas...
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Motorama Vérité

    MOTORAMA VÉRITÉ   Jim Skonzakes (aka Jim Street) displayed his award winning 1949 Buick at the 1950 Petersen Motorama show, and was captured in a great photo by the c...
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The Super Wheel Disk

  SUPER WHEEL DISK   When it came to Custom hubcaps in the early-mid 1940’s you did not to many choices. There was the full moon disk, the Single Bar Flipper hubcap, and th...
by Rik Hoving
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Identifying the Barris Crests

IDENTIFYING THE BARRIS CRESTS Preliminary Examination and Detailed Comparison Study of the Barris Kustom Coat of Arms Badge.     By David E. Zivot   I think it is important ...
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Single Bar Hubcaps Design

SINGLE BAR HUBCAPS The most popular dress-up item in the early/mid 1940’s was the Ripple-Disk-Single-Bar-Flipper-Hubcap. Many Custom Cars from this era used them, but where did they ...
by Rik Hoving
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The Barris Crest

  THE BARRIS CREST   The Barris Kustom Shop started to use the Barris Kustoms Crest in the early 1950’s. And continued using this crest and the two later versions based on ...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom Interior Tags

INTERIOR TAGS In the 1940’s and 1950’s some of the better know upholstery shop used small tags with their name or logo and address information mounted in the cars they upholster...
by Rik Hoving
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Spotlights when Where Who

SPOTLIGHTS ON CUSTOMS Spotlights When where who? That has been a subject for many Custom Car Enthusiasts conversations. We know these mostly Appleton Spotlights were near mandatory in the ...
by Rik Hoving
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57 Chevy Hint of Mint

57 CHEVY HINT OF MINT Originally customized in the early 1960, this 1957 Chevy Bel Air became famous in the mid 1960’s when it was redone as a show car named “Hint of Mint”...
by Rik Hoving
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