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Historic Customs USA Road Trip P3

  HISTORIC CUSTOMS USA Road Trip Part 3   By Ronnie Lindblom & Micke Hedberg. With most of the problems on the cars now sorted Ronnie and Micke are ready to get the grand tou...
by Rik Hoving
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Historic Customs USA Road Trip P2

  HISTORIC CUSTOMS USA Road Trip Part 2   By Ronnie Lindblom & Micke Hedberg. After 11 days of hard work Ronnie and Micke got their Historic Customs on the road and ready to g...
by Rik Hoving
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Historic Customs USA Road Trip P1

  HISTORIC CUSTOMS USA Road Trip Part 1   How to get two historic stalled Custom Cars back on the road and make a once in a life-time Road Trip. By Ronnie Lindblom & Micke ...
by Rik Hoving
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Hudson Joe Collection Part 2

  HUDSON JOE COLLECTION Part 2   Hudson Joe has been collecting old Hot Rod and Custom Car photos for many year. Great material from the 40’s and 50’s. The Hudson Joe ...
by Rik Hoving
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Mexico Runaway

  MEXICO RUNAWAY   La Puente California resident Tom Hutchinson shared some of his old photos with David Zivot. He also shared an very interesting Ayala story told to him by his f...
by David/Michelle
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The Stoustrup Lincoln

  THE STOUSTRUP LINCOLN   Poul Haakan Stoustrup wanted a 1939 Lincoln Convertible so bad, that he had a 4-door sedan rebuilt into a convertible by a Danish Coachbuilder. When Pal...
by Rik Hoving
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Inset License Plates

Inset License Plates

  INSET LICENSE PLATES   A necessary evil, the license plate requires deft placement in order not to distract from the lines of the restyled job. Recessing is one long-used method...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris Bell Shop

Barris Bell Shop

  BARRIS BELL SHOP   After establishing a name in the Custom world in the Barris Compton Ave shop in Los Angeles, the shop was relocated in Bell for a short period. Very little is...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris Compton Ave

Barris Compton Ave Shop

  BARRIS COMPTON SHOP   George and Sam Barris worked out of this small shop on Compton Avenue in Los Angeles for 3 years. In those years, they created Custom Car Magic, and establ...
by Rik Hoving
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Custom 36 Ford Sedan

36 Ford Sedan Customs

  36 FORD SEDAN CUSTOMS   When you think about a 1936 Ford Custom you usually think about a coupe, a roadster, or convertible. But what about a 36 Ford Sedan Custom? They make ve...
by Rik Hoving
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33 Ford Early Custom

  33 FORD EARLY CUSTOM   This 1933 Ford Roadster underwent major restyling and the end result was good enough to make it on the cover of the June 1954 Rod and Custom Magazine. I ...
by Rik Hoving
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Customized Tow-Trucks

  CUSTOMIZED TOW-TRUCKS   In the 1930s and 1940s, Midget Racing was very popular. A good way to get attention for your automotive business was to customize the cars and trucks th...
by Rik Hoving
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Early 39 Merc Custom

  39 MERC MYSTERY UNRAVELS   This unrestored very early 39 Merc Custom padded topped convertible showed up at the 2008 LA Roadster Show. It had every Custom Car enthusiast talk fo...
by Rik Hoving
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SoCalif Plating Truck

  SOCALIF PLATING TRUCK   George DuVall designed the 1935 Ford for the So California Plating Company and it turned out to be one of the most outstanding early Custom Cars. The fir...
by Rik Hoving
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Wally Welch Other Customs

  WALLY WELCH other CUSTOMS   Before Wally Welch had his famous 1941 Ford and 1950 Mercury, he had a few other Custom Cars as well. Lets take a look at some snapshots of those fro...
by Rik Hoving
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Jamie Barter 34 Ford

  34 FORD ROADSTER   Jamie Barter has shared a few more of his early photo collection with us. This time a series of photos of a customized 1934 Ford Roadster taken during WWII. J...
by Rik Hoving
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Fadeaway fenders

  FADEAWAY FENDERS   One of the more extensive ways to Custom Restyle you car is to reshape the front fenders into full Fade-Away units. Creating a more elegant and exclusive look...
by Rik Hoving
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