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THE CCC ITEM ARCHIVES
 

 

Installing Spotlights

  INSTALLING SPOTLIGHTS   Spotlights have been a popular accessory item on custom cars since the early 1940’s. This article shows an excellent article on how to install them...
by Rik Hoving
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Creating laminated Dash knobs in scale

AIMING FOR PERFECTION A while ago I was looking at some photos of the Hirohata Mercury. One of the photos showed the interior and it really inspired me to recreate parts of it in one of the...
by Steve Boutte
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Appleton Spotlight Restoration

  SPOTLIGHT SECRETS   The Appleton Spotlights have been used on countless 40’s and 50’s Custom Cars. They are not being produced anymore, so if you find a set they m...
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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Choosing White Wall Tires 2

  CHOOSING WHITE WALL TIRES   Since the early days of Custom cars, back in the 1930’s and 1940’s, the number one choice for tires to use was a White Wall tire, they wo...
by Rik Hoving
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