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GSII Glow in the Dark Tires

  GSII GLOW in the DARK TIRES   Jim Skonzakes had created his Golden Sahara II around 1958, filled with the latest technology. When Goodyear developed a glow in the dark tire in t...
by Rik Hoving
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Early Custom Car Color Photos

  EARLY CUSTOM CAR COLOR PHOTOS   A closer look at the Color photos taken of Custom Cars in the early developing years of the Color Photography. Pre 1950 Early Custom Car Color ph...
by Rik Hoving
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Golden Sahara Seiberling Advertising

  FEATURE STAR THE GOLDEN SAHARA I   In the mid 1950’s Jim Skonsakes’ Golden Sahara I, was hired by the Seiberling Rubber company to promote their new tire range . Th...
by Rik Hoving
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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...
by David/Michelle
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Golden Sahara Recreation

GOLDEN SAHARA RECREATION Lawrence W Grobe aka Voodoo Larry is recreating the Iconic Custom Car the Golden Sahara, and giving it his own twist.   The Golden Sahara was originally buil...
by Rik Hoving
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Golden Sahara Dealer Display

  DRAWING A CROWD   The futuristic appearance and many high-tech features of the Golden Sahara show car were cleverly used to inspire people to buy new cars at car dealers across ...
by Rik Hoving
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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 DeCarr customize and Larry Watson paint his 1958 Ford Truck, which will be used for transporting th...
by Rik Hoving
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Golden Sahara Display Card

THE GOLDEN SAHARA ON DISPLAY Jim Skonzakes is one of the most prolific custom show car owners of our time. His latest custom car: the Golden Sahara, was used to promote the Seiberling Rubb...
by Rik Hoving
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Golden Sahara II display Robots

  GOLDEN SAHARA DISPLAY ROBOTS   Jim Skonzakes (aka Jim Street) came up with, at the time innovative, and attractive display material. To make his dream custom look even better. H...
by Rik Hoving
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