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Customs & Kustoms Show 2016




The First Annual Customs & Kustoms – A meet for you that have a traditional custom car that will be held at Ellos Park , Sweden July 1-2-2016.

After dreaming and talking about this for many years a team of dedicated Custom Car enthusiast from Sweden announces the first annual Customs & Kustoms event. The event will be held at Ellös Park on the west-coast of Sweden in the weekend of July 1-2, 2016. This is an all Custom Car based on American cars from 1935 to 1964 event, so there are no Hot Rods, Race Cars, Low Riders or Stock cars allowed. More information about the rules for this can be found on the Customs & Kustoms website listed at the end of this article.

The Event will be held in a park which include separate parking for your custom and large campsite for tent and trailers. There is also a parking for regular cars in case you want to stay at the campsite but do not have a custom to enter the event.


Customs & Kustoms is a meet for you that have an American car made between 1935 and 1964 modified in the manner as custom cars were built in that era.

The name of the meet origin from the fact that George Barris coined the name Kustoms spelled customs with a “K” therefore we see the era before 1949 as Customs & the one after 1949 as Kustoms.

  • 1935 to 1948
    One of the three periods in this golden days of Customs and Kustoms will be 1935 to 1948 as in early customs.
    This period will be cars and parts made in this era or repops(reproductions) of parts that was present in that era.
    Cars to be built in the way as the early customs were built!
  • 1949 to 1954
    Next period of Kustoms is 1949 to 1954 which will be cars from 1935 to 1954 and made by parts made in the same era or repops on parts that was present in that era.
  • 1955 to 1964
    The last era of Kustoms 1955 to 1964 which is cars made from 1935 to 1964 and made by parts made in the same era or repops on parts that was present in that era.




Customs & Kustoms will be held at:
Glimsåsvägen 11
474 32 Ellös


More information can be found on the Customs & Kustoms WEBSITE



Rik Hoving

Rik is the CCC editor in chief. As a custom car historian he is researching custom car history for many years. In 2004 he started the Custom Car Photo Archive that has become a place of joy for many custom car enthousiasts. Here at CCC Rik will bring you inspiring articles on the history of custom cars and builders. Like a true photo detective he will show us what's going on in all those amazing photos. He will write stories about everything you want to know in the realm of customizing. In daily life Rik is a Graphic Designer. He is married to the CCC webmaster and the father of a 10 year old son (they are both very happy with his excellent cooking skills)

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