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Memo Ortega stories part 17

PART 17 In the early 1980’s Memo customized Greg Perez’s his Camaro Low Rider to become a show stopper. Sadly the car was never finished.       Early 50’s F...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Sixteen

PART 16 Back to the 1970’s and into the 1980’s, Memo flashbacks to when he met his future wife, paints a T-Bucket and Customizes his friends 1977 Chevy Step-Side.     ...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Fifteen

MEMOS 1954 GMC For this story we will follow Memo’s 1954 GMC truck over a period of years when he was constructing and enjoy ing it. From the early 1970’s till 1990.   &nb...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Fourteen

1970 and up We are now in 1970 with the Memo Ortega Stories. Memo is hitting the big shows in California with his 1937 Chevy four door sedan.     By Memo Ortega (Sometimes when...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Thirteen

1969-70 We have arrived in 1969 with the Memo Ortega Stories. Memo buys a 1955 Mercury, starts working on Terry’s 1953 Chevy, and he starts his own trucking company!     By...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Twelve

1963-69 We have arrived in 1963 with the Memo Ortega Stories. Memo is stil customizing cars, but is slowly getting into choppers now as well!     By Memo Ortega ell I ended up wi...
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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...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part TEN

IN TO THE 1960S Late 1959, early 1960, Memo dates his future wife Terri in his 1946 Ford, and later in his third 1952 Oldsmobile. One that Memo painted in pearl white with candy green and ...
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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! ...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Eight

AYALA KUSTOMS Its 1956 turning ’57, Memo still works his custom magic at Kolbert’s when the shop gets some deserved magazine recognition.  Memo now owns an ’51 Chevy whi...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Seven

HOUSE OF CHROME Its the mid 1950’s, Memo has a steady job at Kolbert’s and brings in lots of Customizing work. Memo specialized in Lowering customer cars. By Memo Ortega   ...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Six

AYALA AND EARLY HYDRAULICS Its late 1950, Memo gets introduced to the Ayala brother, finds out you can use aircraft hydraulics on cars and sells his beloved ’37 Chevy 4-door.   ...
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Memo Ortega 34 Ford

MIKES ’34 FORD Besides Custom Cars Memo Ortega also worked on a few Rods. He built and painted Mike Evans car in the mid 1970’s. The Memo Ortega 34 Ford stories.     O...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Five

MORE WORK ON MY CHEVY Its 1950, Memo is working hard to improve the looks and power on his ’37 Chevy, he even takes on a job so he can pay for better parts. By Memo Ortega   Con...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Four

MY FIRST CAR We have now landed in 1949, and Memo is about to get his first car, an experience which would change his life for-ever.     By Memo Ortega   Model A-Roadster Ano...
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Memo Ortega Stories part Three

CRUISING WHEN I WAS 12  She said, I’ll pay you for the car washing, and give you money to go an fill up my gas tank when ever you kids bring the car back its okay with me… &nb...
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Memo Ortega Stories Part Two

CUSTOMS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Memo Ortega, the Uncrowned Champ, remembers his childhood years in La Verne Ca during the 1940’s. Custom Cars from his neighborhood that changed his live ...
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