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1948 Chevy Coupe FOR SALE

Posted  February 10, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  1948 CHEVY COUPE FOR SALE   This 1948 Chevrolet Stylemaster Coupe was originally built by Glenn Patrick in 1985. In 2008 Glenn sold it to a new owner who had it repainted, stripped and added his personal style to the car. – Sponsored Article – This 1948 Chevy Stylemaster Coupe was Customized by Glenn […]

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Gils Auto Butchers

Posted  February 8, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  GILS AUTO BUTCHERS   One of the most recognizable original Custom Car Club was, and is the Auto Butchers of East Los Angeles. Original founded by Gil Ayala in the later part of the 1940s. In the mid 1940’s into the early 1950’s there were a couple of Custom Car clubs in the US […]

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Ayala 49 GMC Restoration Part 2

Posted  February 6, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  AYALA 51 GMC Restoration PART 2   In 2011 the Historic Ayala GMC Shop Truck changed hands once again. The new caretaker is in the process of a full historical correct restoration. Progress Report Part 2. A couple of weeks ago the new caretaker of the Gil’s Auto Body Works 1949 GMC Shop truck […]

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Larry Watson

Larry Watson Painted Hot Rods

Posted  February 5, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  WATSON PAINTED HOT RODS   Larry Watson is best know for his special paint on Custom Cars, but he also painted his fair share of Hot Rods during his long career. Most of the photos in the Larry Watson Personal Collection were taken of his beautiful paint work on Custom Cars, Bikes and boats. […]

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Barris 1940 Ford Chopped Coupe

Posted  February 2, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  1940 FORD CHOPPED COUPE   In 2007 I first spotted this oddly styled 1940 Ford Coupe with a beautiful heavy chopped top and Barris Crest. It turned out to be another original Mystery Barris Custom. Around 2007 I came across an 1940 Ford Coupe with heavy chop, DeSoto Bumper, and very ugly forward rake […]

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Larry Watson 57 Ford

Larry Watson 57 Fords

  LARRY WATSON 57 FORDS   The 1957 Ford was a popular base...
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Ron Dunn Ford Restoration Begins

PRESS RELEASE Ron Dunn Ford Restoration Steve Frisbie, owner of Steve’s Auto Restorat...
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Bob Giovanine’s lakes modified

PIONEERS IN LAKE BED RACING The story of Bob Giovanine’s lakes modified is a story of many...
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Kens 1956 Ranchero… and more

  KENS 1956 RANCHERO   I first learned about Ken when I saw a single picture of Ke...
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Gil Ayala at the 1951 Roadster Show

  GIL AYALA AT THE 1951 ROADSTER SHOW   Lynn Ayal...
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Larry Robbins Barris ’48 Merc NOT found

EARLY BARRIS ’48 MERC NOT FOUND In June, 2014 we reported that possebl...
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Zaro ’41 Ford Color Slide

KUSTOM SLIDE An amazing and rare color slide of Johnny Zaro’s 1941 Ford, taken at ...
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The Howard Gribble Collection Part 1

HOWARD GRIBBLE PASSIONATED ABOUT PHOTOS This is the first article in a series the Cus...
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Vintage Photo Backgrounds

  VINTAGE PHOTO BACKGROUNDS   Adding vintage color photos to recently t...
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LAPL Photo Collection

  LAPL Photo Collection   Browsing thru the publicly accessible online photo a...
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Jim Doss 58 Chevy

JIM DOSS 58 CHEVY Larry Watson painted a lot of cars with his signature ...
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Barris Custom Car Study Trip in 1951

GEORGE BARRIS 1951 EUROPE TRIP   This is the first article i...
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RIP Jack Stewart – August 7, 2014

RIP JACK STEWART August 7, 2014, Jack Stewart passed away after being in the...
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Bud Unger

MYSTERIE CUSTOMIZER HERBERT ‘BUD’ UNGER Every now and then you hear about a ‘body sho...
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Another Classic Barris Survivor

  BARRIS SHOEBOX CONVERTIBLE   We always get exited when we find out ab...
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Customs & Kustoms Show 2016

  KUSTOMS SHOW 2016   The First Annual Customs & Kustoms – A meet for...
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Donn Lowe 1940 Ford

  DONN LOWE 1940 FORD   Donn Lowe reshaped the 1940 Ford co...
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Illinois Mystery Custom 40 Ford

  ILLINOIS MYSTERY CUSTOM   Very interesting Custom 1940 Ford Con...
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Cats 48 Chevy

  CATS 48 CHEVY   Unexpectedly bumping into my Dream Custom Car on my first American...
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Ron Zimmerman 1954 Ford

ZIMMERMAN 1954 FORD Ron Zimmerman’s 1954 Ford Skyliner restyled ...
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Greetings from Alabama

THE JOHNSON SPECIAL This early 1950’s Chopped Kaiser was build by the Johnson Motor ...
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George Barris personal ’36 Ford

  BARRIS SACRAMENTO ’36 FORD   George Barris wa...
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