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THE CCC ITEM ARCHIVES
 

 

Saoutchik Plastic Steering Wheel

  SAOUTCHIK PLASTIC STEERING WHEEL   In the late 1940s Custom builders...
by Rik Hoving
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A Trip to Custom City

  A TRIP to CUSTOM CITY   In the 1940s and 1950s there were several second han...
by Rik Hoving
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Early Flipper Hubcaps

  EARLY FLIPPER HUBCAPS   In the mid and late part of the 1930s the industry s...
by Rik Hoving
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Bob Fairman 1936 Ford Coupe

  BOB FAIRMAN 1936 FORD   Around 1941 Jimmy Summers a...
by Rik Hoving
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Rounded Corners on Customs

  ROUNDED CORNERS ON CUSTOMS   Molded body lines, fine tuned with rounded...
by Rik Hoving
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Sam Barris Custom Stylist

  SAM BARRIS CUSTOM STYLIST   We have all read about how S...
by Rik Hoving
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Front-end Swap on Early Customs

  FRONT-END SWAPS on EARLY CUSTOMS   In the 1940s and early 1950s qu...
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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Custom Grilles Vertical

  CUSTOM GRILLES VERTICAL   Since the very early beginnings of Custom Restyl...
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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Custom Plastic Details

  CUSTOM PLASTIC DETAILS   Around 1947 Jesse Lopez experimented with the us...
by Rik Hoving
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The Carson Top Shop Part 2

  CARSON TOP SHOP part 2   The Carson Top Shop changed the s...
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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Inset License Plates

Inset License Plates

  INSET LICENSE PLATES   A necessary evil, the license plate requires deft plac...
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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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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Ayala Body Shop

Ayala Body Shop

  AYALA BODY SHOP   The Ayala Body Shop on East Olympic Ave opened in...
by Rik Hoving
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