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THE CCC ITEM ARCHIVES
 

 

The first chopped 49-50 Mercury?

  FIRST CHOPPED 49-50 MERCURY   Who was the first one to chop the to...
by Rik Hoving
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History of the Chopped Top part 1

  CHOP TOP HISTORY part 1   The most transforming of all custom body chan...
by Rik Hoving
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Perfect stance

The Perfect Stance

  THE PERFECT STANCE   From the beginning of Custom Restyling cars have been lowe...
by Rik Hoving
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Removed Running boards

  EARLY CUSTOM RESTYLING   Back in the late 1930’s early 1940’...
by Rik Hoving
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Fadeaway fenders

  FADEAWAY FENDERS   One of the more extensive ways to Custom Restyle you car is to...
by Rik Hoving
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Shaved Door Handles

  SHAVED DOOR HANDLES   Shaving the door handles of your car for that Ultra Smoo...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris Compton Ave

Barris Compton Ave Shop

  BARRIS COMPTON SHOP   George and Sam Barris worked out of ...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris color Scintillating metallic

1952 Scintillating Custom Colors

  SCINTILLATING CUSTOM COLORS   We have all read about the deep org...
by Rik Hoving
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Inside a Barris Kustom

Inside a Barris Kustom

  Inside a BARRIS KUSTOM   A look inside the 1941 Snooky Jani...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom Car Black Wall Tires

  CUSTOM CAR BLACK WALL TIRES   During WWII rubber tires were rationed, ...
by Rik Hoving
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1950 Oakland Roadster show

1950 Oakland Roadster show

  1950 OAKLAND ROADSTER SHOW In 1950 Al and Mary Slonaker organiz...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom Plastic Details Part 2

  CUSTOM PLASTIC DETAILS   Shortly after WWII Car builders and Customi...
by Rik Hoving
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Balboa Beach Rendezvous Ballroom

  BALBOA BEACH Rendezvous Ballroom   From 1948 till 1951 the Kustom...
by Rik Hoving
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Bumper mounted taillights

  BUMPER MOUNTED TAILLIGHTS   Bumper mounted taillights developed in a tim...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom Grilles Vertical

  CUSTOM GRILLES VERTICAL   Since the very early beginnings of Custom Restyl...
by Rik Hoving
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The Super Wheel Disk

  SUPER WHEEL DISK   When it came to Custom hubcaps in the early-mid 1940’...
by Rik Hoving
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Carson Top Shop

The Carson Top Shop Part 1

  CARSON TOP SHOP part 1   The birth of the Traditional Cust...
by Rik Hoving
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