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Selling Custom Cars On-Line

Posted  August 15, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  SELLING CUSTOM CARS on-line   Putting your Custom Car up For Sale on one of the many on-line auction sites has become very easy. But how can you make sure your Custom will get noticed, and you will make the sale your hoping for. For a long time I have been wondering about how […]

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Custom History

1955 Thrifty Parking Lot Show

Posted  August 9, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  55 THRIFTY PARKING LOT   1955 Hot Rod and Custom Car show held at the new Thrifty Drug Store on Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. In the 1950’s it was very common to organize Hot Rod and Custom Car shows at the local parking lots large public facilities as drug stores, stadiums etc. The […]

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Barris Kustom Shop

Barris Display Wall Pan-Pacific Auditorium

Posted  July 30, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  BARRIS DISPLAY WALL   The Barris Kustom Shop had a special wall Barris Shop display at the Petersen Motorama Shows held at the Pan-Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles. From 1951 till 1955 these Barris Shop Wall Displays were among the highlights of the event. Petersen Publishing had a lot of experience with promoting their […]

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1938 Ford Sedan Digital Restyling

Posted  July 24, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  1938 FORD SEDAN DR   Digital Restyling the 1938 Ford Standard 2 door Sedan as an early Restyled Custom. Sedans from these years make such great Custom Cars, which one is your Favorite? Sedan models from the mid 1930’s to the mid 1940’s have always had a special place in my heart. I love […]

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Custom History

50s Indianapolis Custom Shows Part 2

Posted  July 17, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  50s INDIANAPOLIS CUSTOM SHOWS P2   Part two in our photo coverage of the early 1950s Custom Auto Shows held in Indianapolis. This is part two of our series on the early 1950’s Custom Auto Shows held in Indianapolis. This show was very popular in the mid west, and with the help of some […]

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Larry Watson Show

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Merry Christmas & Happy 2014

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Dick Colarossi 1940 Ford

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Memo Ortega Stories Part 20

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Customs of Sweden LeadParking 2013

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1941 Ford Mystery Convertible

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Memo Ortega Stories Part Five

MORE WORK ON MY CHEVY Its 1950, Memo is working hard to improve the looks and...
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Carson Style 36 Ford

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George Barris personal ’36 Ford

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1938 Ford Sedan Digital Restyling

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The Shadow

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56 Monterey Kar Kapades

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Joe Urritta 41 Ford

Joe Urritta 41 Ford

  JOE URRITTA 41 FORD   Joe Urrittas 1941 Ford Sedan was restyle...
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Les PoPo Photo Proofs

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