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Custom Car Art Prints and Wall Photos

Posted  June 22, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  CUSTOM CAR ART PRINTS   To help support the Custom Car Chronicle site we are now offering a new series of Art Prints of some very famous Custom Car Photos. From small size prints to floor to ceiling size Wall Art. I have received quite a few request for wall size posters for the […]

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De Rosa Golden Piranha

Posted  June 19, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  GOLDEN PIRANHA   De Rosa and Son Customs create an uniquely restyled 1966 Buick Riviera with styling cues from the 50’s and 60’s. The first time I saw a photo of this Custom was in 1983, when Chrome & Flames magazine had one small photo in an announcement for an upcoming show article. I […]

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Barris Kustom Shop

Cliff Rackohn 1948 Mercury

Posted  June 5, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  RACKOHN 1948 Mercury   One of the more elegnat Customs to roll from the Barris Kustom Shop in during its hay days was the 1948 Mercury Restyled for Cliff Rackohn. Before we start about this beautiful Barris Restyled Mercury I want to mention a few things about the name and the year of the […]

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Custom History

Ohio Early Custom Cars

Posted  May 29, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  OHIO EARLY CUSTOM CARS   Dayton Ohio has been a huge Custom Car scene from the very early beginnings. In the 1940s young guys took trips to California to learn all about the latest Customizing trends. In the past ten or so years I have talked with Dayton Ohio’s Jim Skonzakes (aka Jim Street) […]

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Custom History

Channeled 36 Ford

Posted  May 21, 2018  by  Rik Hoving

  CHANNELED 36 FORD   Another Mystery Custom is this channeled 36 Ford that probably was restyled by Don Clark. The car has been owned for over 30 years by Doug Hall, and it now in the 3 Dog Museum in Pennsylvania. This is one of those cars they has been on my mind for […]

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Hirohata Merc Mystery Antenna

  HIROHATA MERC MYSTERY ANTENNA   For a short time in ...
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Historic Customs USA Road Trip P3

  HISTORIC CUSTOMS USA Road Trip Part 3   By Ronnie Lindbl...
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Sam Climo sectioned Ford

Sam Climo Uncovered Custom

  SAM CLIMO SECTIONED SHOEBOX   Uncovering an old custom and sharing it with...
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Larry Watson Fifties Corvettes

COLORFUL 50’S VETTES Larry Watson fifties Corvettes s...
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Marcia Campbell

Marcia Campbell Famous photo shoot

  CUSTOM CAR LINE UP   One of Marcia Campbell’s better known photos, ...
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Walter Wyss Flying Home

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Getting Plastered

THE HUMBLE BEGINNINGS OF A CUSTOM CAR HISTORIAN Early 2000, while on a visit to my parents, I de...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Eleven

1961-62 Its 1961, Memo gets married, keeps on cruising his Custom Cars an...
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Memo Ortega Stories # 18

PART 18 In the mid 1980’s Memo finds out about Teen Angle and ends up having some of...
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Petersen Motorama 1952

  PETERSEN MOTORAMA 1952   Custom Cars at the third Annual Inter...
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Hot Rod Show Give Away Custom

  GIVE AWAY CADDY   For the 5th Hot Rod Show, held in the Los Angeles National ...
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Steve Stanford at the Petersen Museum

STEVE STANFORD AT THE PETERSEN Automotive illustrator and designer Steve Stanford i...
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John Vincent 1954 Oldsmobile

  VINCENT 1954 OLDSMOBILE   Riley Collins from Chico, California created th...
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Horns Used Car 36 Ford

  HORNS Used Car 36 FORD   In 1941 Willis Horn from Marysville California ...
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Paul Bragg Restyled 53 Oldsmobile

  PAUL BRAGG Restyled 53 Olds   Paul Bragg aka...
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Mercury Gathering from a birds eye view

  MERCURY’S FROM ABOVE   Part of the 2009 Sacram...
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Krome’n Kandy Car Show 2014

KROME’N KANDY 2014 This Traditional & Traditionally Inspired Kustom and Hot Ro...
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SoCalif Plating Truck

  SOCALIF PLATING TRUCK   George DuVall designed the 1935 Ford for the So C...
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Not a ‘Bettie Page’ kind of woman: Marcia Campbell 1932 – 2009

BEING THERE AT THE RIGHT TIME AND PLACE The name Marcia Campbell might not be very familiar to yo...
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RIP Ray Erickson

RIP RAY ERICKSON Ray “Radical Ray” Erickson, passed away Saturday December 6, 2014, aged 86....
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Ida 1940 Merc Finished

  IDA 40 MERC FINISHED   Rob Ida and his team of excellent craftsman in Morganvil...
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Early Custom Car Finds

BARN FIND PADDED TOPS The Dusters Car Club from Sweden reported this incredible find of sev...
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