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Rudy Makela Cadillac

  RUDY MAKELA CADILLAC   In the late 1950’s and early 1950’s a lot of so called Sports Customs were built. Some in back yards and home garages, others by professional ...
by Rik Hoving
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Melford Robbins 39 Tub

  MELFORD ROBBINS 39 TUB   Oilers Club Member Melford Robbins owned this beautiful dark maroon Carson Topped 1939 Ford Sedan Convertible in the late 1940s. The Custom is still aro...
by Rik Hoving
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Lanny Ericson Color Photos

LANNY ERICSON COLOR PHOTOS Lanny Ericson shared some amazing color photos that he came across recently. Photos of his own 1956 Chevy with an amazing Gene Winfield paint, and some color phot...
by Rik Hoving
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Hirohata Merc Chair

  COMFORT STYLE   Day dreaming about the Hirohata Mercury at shool resulted in this Art Deco design the Hirohata Merc Chair. In the mid 1980’s I was in art-school. Around th...
by Rik Hoving
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2016 CKOS Lead Sled Award

  2016 CKOS LEAD SLED AWARD   Every year in the early summer the Customs Of Sweden (CKOS) organizes the Lead Parking show. At this event the best Swedish Custom is awarded with t...
by Rik Hoving
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1974 LA Low Rider Show Part three

POLAROID MAGIC 3 A look at the fine Low-Riders created in the early 1970’s. Part three of this series on this collection of black and white Polaroid photos. The photos in this collect...
by Rik Hoving
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Bert Gustafsson 1951 Dodge

  1951 DODGE CUSTOM   Bert Gustafsson 1951 Dodge is restyled using very creative out of the box styling which turned this ugly duckling into a real beautiful 1950s style Custom...
by Rik Hoving
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2014 A-Bombers Road-trip Part 3

A-BOMBERS ROAD-TRIP 3 In 2007 my wife organized my best birthday gift ever… a trip to the A-Bombers show in Sweden. In 2014 my good friends Palle Johansen and Tim Kirkegaard thought ...
by Rik Hoving
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Manufacturing new curved chopped windshields

SHAPING GLASS I chopped my first roof when I was 17 in the early 70’s and made a real mess of it. This first attempt taught me a lot and when it was time to chop my second top I knew ...
by Paul Kelly
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’74 LA Low Rider Show

POLAROID MAGIC A look at the fine Low-Riders created in the early 1970’s. A very colorful world, experienced in wonderful black and white. In 2006 I came across an eBay auction for 44...
by Rik Hoving
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Dale Runyon Part two

  DALE RUNYON PART TWO   In this second part of the Dale Runyon story we concentrate on two of Dale’s fine custom Convertibles, of which one survived. By Tom Nielsen.  ...
by Tom Nielsen
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Wally Welch and his passion for cars

  WALLY WELCH THE MAN AND HIS MACHINES   Want to know more about the late Wally Welch? You are at the right place. We will be sharing many more stories, background information, an...
by Rik Hoving
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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 set up day at one of the early 1950’s custom car shows. Color photos from the early 1950’...
by Rik Hoving
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Angel Hair & White Rock

  THREE FOR THE SHOW   Indoor car shows have always been an exciting event for me for as long as I can remember! When I was fourteen I persuaded my parents to bring me to the annu...
by Tom Nielsen
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Marcia Campbell’s Hot Rod

GIRL HOT RODDER This 1929 Model A Hot Rod was built and owned by famous custom car photographer Marcia Campbell.   Marcia Campbell is best known for here custom car photography in the ...
by Rik Hoving
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VooDoo Sahara Debuts

  VOODOO SAHARA DEBUTS   VooDoo Larry did it.. he made it in time to debut the car at the 2016 Salina KKOA Lead Slead Spectacular. And the car is stunning!     This is ...
by Rik Hoving
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Larry Watson 55 Fords

  55 FORD CROWN VICTORIAS   Two nearly identical, yet totally different Larry Watson painted ’55 Fords from late 1959, early 1960. arry watson is known for picking just the ...
by Rik Hoving
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