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Memo Ortega

Memo Ortega Stories Part 26

  MEMO’S 51 MERCURY FINISHED   Memo Has been working on his personal 51 Mercury for many years. In the last couple of weeks Memo was finally able to get all the loose ends ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories part 19

PART 19 THE MERCS Back in the late 1980’s Memo owned two Mercury’s, one from 1950, the other one from 1951, for both he had customizing plans…     Flashback, on...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 25

  TED SOLID 1954 CHEVY   Ted Solis asked me if I could chop his already chopped 1954 Chevy two door a little more, and make it look a bit meaner… Sure I can.   By Memo ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 30

  PASO ROBLES SHOW   Memo Ortega recently came across some more of the photos he took at the late 1980s Paso Robles West Coast Kustoms show. Memo’s Flashback Cruising to E...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 21

MEMO’S 51 MERC PART 2 This is the second part of the story on Memo Ortega’s personal 1951 Mercury he is currently finishing. The car was recently painted in a really dark blue ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 27

  MEMOS SUNDAY KRUIZIN   Kruzin is what Memo and Terry do on Sundays. Vondolero As Memo named his 1953 Chevy kustom must get out and kruzzzze all over the LA and Harbor areas...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 33

  SoCal SHOWS Part 5   More Flashback stories and more photos from the Memo Ortega files from the time Memo went to some of the famous West Coast Kustoms shows in Los Banos. Me...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 28

  CAR SHOWS IN THE 80’s   In the early 1980’s Memo heard about these all Kustom Car Shows in the Paso Robles area. He had to check it out himself… he could not...
by Rik Hoving
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Richard Aguirre 55 Mercury

Richard Aguirre 55 Mercury

  RICHARD AQUIRRE 55 MERCURY   After failing to buy a famous Barris Custom, Richard Aguirre buys a brand new 1955 Mercury and drives it straight to the Ayala Shop for some Custom ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 31

  PASO ROBLES Part 3   Back in the 1980s when Memo Ortega owned his full Custom GMC pick up truck, he went to several of the famous Paso Robles WCK shows. Once again rock & r...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 32

  PASO ROBLES Part 4   More Flashback stories and more photos from the Memo Ortega files from the time Memo went to some of the famous West Coast Kustoms shows in Paso robles. M...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 24

  MEMOS 37 CHEVY   Memo Ortega bought his 1937 Chevy in 1964, and has redone it several times. In the late 1990’s he redid it in this two-tone blue version. The Memo Orteg...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 29

  PEPPY BRAVO 36 FORDS   Memo helps out his friend Peppy Bravo to create his dream custom based on a 1936 Ford four door sedan. Memo’s Flashback The Famous Buzzard Back in 1...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Nine

MORE AT THE AYALAS It’s the late 1950’s, Memo ’51 Chevy get new paint job by Gil Ayala, and he decides to buy Gil’s old ’46 Ford Coupe and another Oldsmobile! ...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part One

MEMO ORTEGA STORIES PART ONE Custom Car builder Memo Ortega has a rich history that goes back to the 1940’s. In this new series of articles Memo will share his life story with us. &nb...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Eleven

1961-62 Its 1961, Memo gets married, keeps on cruising his Custom Cars and his interest for drag-racing is growing more and more!     A few weeks ago Memo bought a scanner for...
by Rik Hoving
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Memo Ortega Stories Part 22

  THE KNIGHT PROWLERS   In the mid 1980’s we formed the Knight Prowlers Car Club. A bunch of friends who love Custom Cars and having a good time. Part 22 of the Memo Ortega ...
by Rik Hoving
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