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Harold Larsen 41 Ford

  HAROLD LARSEN 41 FORD   Harold Larsen 41 Ford restyled by the Barris Shop around 1947. Ralph Adams owned it in the early 1950s then it went to the East Coast. Is it still around...
by Rik Hoving
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The Oriental Buick to be restored

THE ORIENTAL BUICK UPDATED: I have always like the wonderfully restyled 1955 Buick of  Wes Gaunce, so it was really great news to hear the car was “found” and is going to be re...
by Rik Hoving
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58 Oldsmobile Starfire

  58 OLDSMOBILE STARFIRE   Chuck Layman created his Starfire Oldmobile Custom in 1961. He last saw it in 1965, and is now wondering what ever happened to it after 1965. Chuck L...
by Rik Hoving
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Bill Shank 56 Chevy

  BILL SHANK 56 CHEVY   In late 2015 Dick Swain send us some photos of his old friend Bill Shanks 1956 Chevy Custom. And asked if we could help locate his old friend Bill Shank f...
by Rik Hoving
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Bakersfield mystery Custom

  1941 MYSTERY CUSTOM   We only have one photo of this really amazing 1941 Ford Convertible photographed in Bakersfield Ca. in 1952. Most likely the owner was Hank Rains, but who ...
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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41 Merc Fade-Away Convertible

  41 MERC FADE-AWAY Convertible   1941 Mercury Convertible with full fadeaway fenders and chopped padded top. A Mystery Published Custom Car. The first “Published Mystery Cu...
by Rik Hoving
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Richard Gregg 50 Ford The Capri

50 Ford The Capri Found

  50 FORD THE CAPRI FOUND   Richard Gregg rebuild a 1950 Ford Coupe into a chopped and sectioned pick-up shop truck as a rolling advertising for his Ricks Body shop in Sacramento...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris Mystery Parked Car

  BARRIS MYSTERY PARKED CAR   In 1994 I saw a Mystery Car in the background of one photo taken at the Barris Shop. The shape of the top intrigued me, and I wanted to know more abo...
by Rik Hoving
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Westergard Custom Found

  WESTERGARD CUSTOM FOUND   Rick Atterberg posted three photos of a 1939 Ford custom convertible on his facebook. Rick Amado possible id-ed the car as an original Westergard Custo...
by Rik Hoving
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41 Ford Hall Topped Convertible

HALL TOPPED CONVERTIBLE Roy Herman is the current caretaker of this early 1950’s built custom 1941 Ford. An original custom with rare Hall padded top. From 1973 and up the history on ...
by Rik Hoving
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MISSING: Bert Hamrol 1950 Ford

  BERT HAMROL 1950 FORD   Originally built for Bert Hamrol in the later part of the 1950’s the car was perhaps better known as Bob “Red” McCormick’s ’...
by Rik Hoving
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