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Neferteri Part Seven

  NEFERTERI part Seven   Inspiration. Where does it come from? For our Forrest Gump, the pages of National Geographic became the siren song of Neferteri, his Queen of the byroads....
by Larry Pointer
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Anthony White Collection

  ANTHONY WHITE COLLECTION   Anthony White, Pin-striper extraordinary, historic Custom Merc owner, collector of vintage photos and walking Custom Car encyclopedia, an introduction...
by Rik Hoving
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The Dowry Monterey

The Dowry Monterey

  THE DOWRY MONTEREY   This 1950 Black and Canary Yellow Mercury Monterey was the perfect wedding gift to Larry Pointer from a College teacher and colleague in 1972.   B...
by Larry Pointer
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Cats 48 Chevy

  CATS 48 CHEVY   Unexpectedly bumping into my Dream Custom Car on my first American Custom Car show during my 1994 USA trip It was the early 1990’s, I was in my early 20...
by Rik Hoving
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1982 Road Trip to Des Moines

  ROAD TRIP to DES MOINES   In 1982 Phil Waters makes the trip from Manchester, England, to the US, to visit the Lead Sled Spectacular in Des Moines Iowa. By Phil Waters Driving T...
by Rik Hoving
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The Shadow

  THE SHADOW   Who knows that evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! By Larry Pointer With these words, delivered in a “hauntingly sibilant quality voice that thrill...
by Larry Pointer
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1Shot Shooter

  1SHOT Shooter   A colorful story about Sheridans Steve “Shooter” Benth, creating irreplaceable pinstripe art in his inspiring shop. “Are you Shooter?” Steve ...
by Larry Pointer
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Gary Birns Barris Trip

Gary Birns 1960 SoCal trip

  1960 TRIP TO BARRIS   In the summer of 1960 Gary Birns and two friends make a Dream trip from Cleveland, Ohio to the Barris Kustom City Shop in Lynwood California. By Gary Bir...
by Rik Hoving
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Sharing Custom Car Memories

  An Appeal To You!   Share with us! Your Custom Car Memories. We aren’t looking for letter-perfect. Photos, or not. Just help us preserve the past and grow the future of the be...
by Larry Pointer
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Jim Roten Barris Representative

  BARRIS REPRESENTATIVE   Mike Roten, Jim Roten’s son, send us an interesting photo showing an Barris Kustom Products Business Card with his father Jim Roten listed as the B...
by Rik Hoving
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part 3

  CONFESSIONS of a CONQUISTADOR Part 3   Putting “Aside” I have to confess isn’t actually sending “Away”. Anyway, some say there is no such thing as “Away”, especial...
by Larry Pointer
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Warren Ayers 41 Chevy

  50s FLASHBACK CHEVY   Warren Ayers bought a second hand 1941 Chevy in 1953, and was able to turn it into a wonderful mild Custom with work done by George Barris and bill Gaylord...
by Rik Hoving
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What Goes Around… A Tribute

  WHAT GOES AROUND   It was the strangest thing. Sometime after the CCC article on the funky Conquistadors club plaque, Rik Hoving sent me this: “Hello, Larry. I got this email...
by Larry Pointer
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1983 Metalflake Inspired

  1983 METALFLAKE INSPIRED   Three wild, Metalflake painted cars from Sweden made a HUGE impact on me when I was a young kid, just discovering Custom Cars.       It...
by Rik Hoving
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part Two

  CONFESSION OF A CONQUISTADOR part two   Color always has held a big fascination for me. The metallics in lacquer especially were attractive. I loved to sit down and just page th...
by Larry Pointer
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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 ...
by David/Michelle
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That Illustrious Sanguine 1940 Merc 2

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Nick Matranga – That Illustrious Sanguine ’40 Merc! – original written February, 2014)   Part two Due to the length ...
by David/Michelle
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