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Johnny Zaro 1941 Ford

  JOHNNY ZARO 1941 FORD   Originally created for John Vara by George Barris. This radical full fade away fendered 1941 Ford padded topped Convertible is best known as the Johnny Z...
by Rik Hoving
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Joe Brenner 41 Merc

  JOE BRENNER 41 MERC   The Valley Custom Shop restyles the perfect mild custom 1941 Mercury 4-door Sedan for Joe Brenner. This article was originally created in November, 2015, ...
by Rik Hoving
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Carson Style 36 Ford

Carson Style 36 Ford

  CARSON STYLE 36 FORD   David E Zivot wanted a California Top 1936 Ford Roadster Custom. Restyled in line with how the cars were built shortly after WWII. He was able to create...
by David/Michelle
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Eldred Nelson 39 Ford

  ELDRED NELSON 39 FORD   This unusual full size padded topped 1939 Ford Convertible was built by a young Campbell Ca student in 1949. He did all the work himself after school at...
by Rik Hoving
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Chuck Layman 40 Ford

  CHUCK LAYMAN 40 FORD   Chuck Layman buys a 40 Ford Coupe in 1977. He rebuilds the car into a smooth Custom over the next 8 month. Today the car is still around, looking just li...
by Rik Hoving
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57 Chevy El Capitola

  EL CAPITOLA   1957 Chevy El Capitola restyled by Sam Barris after he moved back to NorCal was the last Custom he created for the Barris Kustom Shop. Don Fletcher, from Del Paso ...
by Rik Hoving
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55 Chevy Survivor Custom

  55 CHEVY SURVIVOR CUSTOM   Professionally Restyled in 1958 as a Birthday gift for a 16 year old kid. This comfortable family Custom is now ready to find a new Caretaker. Marc M...
by Rik Hoving
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52 Chevy The Lone Star Deluxe

  THE LONE STAR DELUXE   Sam Navarro set out to create his first ever Custom Car. Inspired by the Larry Ernst and Leon Welmas Chevies he created the wonderful 1952 Chevy The Lon...
by Rik Hoving
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Hometown Custom

  HOMETOWN CUSTOM   It is unusual now as well as back in the fifties for a custom car to change hands many times, yet remain in the same city where it was originally built. By Tom...
by Tom Nielsen
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Bill Gaylord 49 Mercury

  BILL GAYLORD 49 MERCURY   In 1949 Bill Gaylord gets a 1949 Mercury Convertible which George Barris chops right away. Its the first ever chopped 1949 Mercury Convertible. In t...
by Rik Hoving
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John D’Agostino 58 Packard

  JOHN D’AGOSTINO 58 PACKARD   John D’Agostino unveiled his latest Custom Car at the 2016 Fathers-day Concours on Rodeo in Beverly Hill’s California. Another Oz ...
by Rik Hoving
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3x Mercury Perfection

  3X MERCURY PERFECTION   Three 1949-1951 Mercurys Customs at the 2016 CCR show caught my eye, just a little more than other Custom Mercs at the event. 3x Mercury Perfection. Ther...
by Rik Hoving
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Billy Powell 39 Ford

  BILLY POWELL 39 FORD   The goal was to create an early Custom Car, one that could have been built shortly after it was driven from the showroom floor. Styled as an Early Custom ...
by Rik Hoving
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36 Ford Survivor Custom

  36 FORD SURVIVOR CUSTOM   Customizing on this 1936 Ford 5-window Coupe started in 1948 and was finished in 1953. It was family owned until it was sold in 2015. Now it is destine...
by Rik Hoving
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Doug Thompson Chevy

Doug Thompson 50 Chevy

  DOUG THOMPSON 50 CHEVY   In 1986 master Custom builder Doug Thompson restyles an 1950 Chevy Hard-Top for Larry Cochran. The uniquely restyled custom is awarded that year with ...
by Rik Hoving
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Donn Lowe 1940 Ford

  DONN LOWE 1940 FORD   Donn Lowe reshaped the 1940 Ford coupe into a perfectly balanced piece of automotive art. Donn Lowe from Oregon has been building uniquely styled Custom C...
by Rik Hoving
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1940 Mercury Stardust

  1940 MERCURY STARDUST   In 1986 John DAgostino hired Bill Reasoner to create his dream radical 40’s style custom based on an 1940 Mercury. The end result, named Stardu...
by Rik Hoving
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