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Balboa Beach Rendezvous Ballroom

  BALBOA BEACH Rendezvous Ballroom   From 1948 till 1951 the Kustoms Los Angles Car Club would cruise down to Balboa Beach for Easter Ballweek. Free Custom Car show on the parkin...
by Rik Hoving
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Edison Photo Location

  EDISON Photo Location   In the late 1940’s a series of Color and black and white photos were taken at an Edison Plant or something like that. Unique Color photos of early ...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom Plastic Details

  CUSTOM PLASTIC DETAILS   Around 1947 Jesse Lopez experimented with the use of clear green Lucite to Custom Restyle the interior of his 1941 Ford Coupe. The start of a new trend ...
by Rik Hoving
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Bumper mounted taillights

  BUMPER MOUNTED TAILLIGHTS   Bumper mounted taillights developed in a time when the trend was to shave and mold car bodies into a smooth sculptured piece of Automotive Art. Re...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris Bell Shop

Barris Bell Shop

  BARRIS BELL SHOP   After establishing a name in the Custom world in the Barris Compton Ave shop in Los Angeles, the shop was relocated in Bell for a short period. Very little is...
by Rik Hoving
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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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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...
by David/Michelle
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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...
by David/Michelle
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George Barris 1942 Cadillac

  GEORGE BARRIS 1942 CADILLAC   This Cadillac Convertible Custom with well proportioned Padded Top was a mystery Barris Custom Car for many years. We now know it was one of George...
by Rik Hoving
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Jesse Lopez ’41 Clone painted

LOPEZ FORD CLONE PROGRESS Jerry Daman from Texas has been working on his Jesse Lopez 1941 Ford clone for some time. the time has come to ad some color to the project. Photo of the real Jess...
by Rik Hoving
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