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Radcliffe Shoebox sees light of day

RADCLIFFE SHOEBOX Rob Radcliffe from King Kustoms in Temecula, California, has been working on his personal Custom Shoebox for many years. Today Rob took the car outside for the first time ...
by Rik Hoving
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Kevan Sledge RJ cover

KEVAN SLEDGE RJ COVER A long lasting dream for many hot rodder and custom car guy is to make it onto the cover of the Rodder’s Journal. Kevan Sledge’s amazing 1940 Mercury is on...
by Rik Hoving
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Jesse Lopez Clone nearly done.

LOPEZ FORD CLONE The clone of the Jesse Lopez 1941 Ford build by Jerry Daman from Texas is in the final stages. Today Jerry took the car out side for a good look. The original Jesse Lopez...
by Rik Hoving
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Gil Ayala T-Bird restoration start

AYALA T-BIRD RESTORATION In October 2014 we reported that the old Gil Ayala 1955 T-Bird was sold, and going to be restored. In November 2014 we can report that the restoration at Yaril̵...
by Rik Hoving
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Snooky Janich Paint Update

SNOOKY JANICH PAINT After years of on and off working on the restoration of the Barris-built Snooky Janich 1941 Ford, the “end” is finally getting closer. The body finally has c...
by Rik Hoving
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Kustoms Illustrated #42

KUSTOMS ILLUSTRATED #42 Press Release: Issue #42 of Kustoms Illustrated Magazine is hot off the presses and will begin mailing early week 46!   Press Release from the Kustoms Illustrat...
by Rik Hoving
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Leo Lyons Mercury Progress

LYONS MERCURY PROGRESS Former Car Craft magazine cover car restoration is going well with all the metal work on the body performed.   Geoff Hacker just send us some update photos of hi...
by Rik Hoving
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Ron Dunn Ford in paint

RON DUNN FORD IN PAINT The Team at Steve’s Auto Restoration in Oregon are keeping up the pace on the Valley Custom Shop-built Ron Dunn Ford. At the end of October 2014 the body was pa...
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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Burned down Hot Rod Shop

BURNED DOWN HOT ROD SHOP On Saturday October 25th Speedon CarWorks in the Netherlands burned down, destroying many cars as well as many dreams. Speedon CarWorks in Emmeloord, the Netherland...
by Rik Hoving
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Ayala T-Bird To be restored

GIL AYALA T-BIRD After being for sale for many years Gil Ayala’s Personal 1955 T-Bird found the right home in Scandinavia, and will be restored to how it used to look in the late 1950...
by Rik Hoving
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Celebrating the Life of Jack Stewart

JACK STEWART MEMORIAL Celebrating the Life of Jack Stewart Memorial party for friends of Jack Stewart.   Saturday November 1, 2014 The Holiday Inn La Mirada 14299 Firestone Blvd La Mir...
by Rik Hoving
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2014 Lead-East Award of Excellence Winner

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER Leading Custom Car magazine Kustoms Illustrated announces the 2014 Lead-East winner of their Award of Excellence. In late August 2014 Don “The Egyptian̶...
by Rik Hoving
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Larry Robbins Barris ’48 Merc NOT found

EARLY BARRIS ’48 MERC NOT FOUND In June, 2014 we reported that possebly the Barris built 1948 Mercury of Larry Robbins was found in ad on eBay. Kustom Car enthustast Kurt McCormick b...
by Rik Hoving
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RIP Mike Alexander

RIP MIKES ALEXANDER Mike Alexander from the famous Alexander Bros Custom Shop passed away on July 18, 2014   Dennis Heapy informed us today that his good friend, famous Custom Car buil...
by Rik Hoving
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Kevan Sledge wins KI Award

SLEDGE WINS AWARD of Excellence the Kustoms Illustrated Award of Excellence goes to Kevan Sledge’s ’40 Mercury at The Sit Down show. From the Kustoms Illustrated Facebook page I...
by Rik Hoving
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Steve Stanford at the Petersen Museum

STEVE STANFORD AT THE PETERSEN Automotive illustrator and designer Steve Stanford is displaying his work and limited edition of prints at the Petersen Museum on August 23rd, 2014. Press rel...
by Rik Hoving
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