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Ray Vega Ford Returns

  RAY VEGA FORD RETURNS   We all knew this car was still around, and being restored, it had been announced to debut at several shows, and it finally did at the 2014 LARS. The LA R...
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RIP Ed Rincon

RIP ED RINCON We are sad to report that we lost another Custom Car guy, Edward Rincon from Sacramento at age 79.   Chip Chipman informed us that another Custom Car guy has left us. Ed ...
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The end of R&C magazine

RIP R&C MAGAZINE The October 2014 will be the final issue of Rod & Custom Magazine. Thank you Rod & Custom Magazine. e have just found out that the publisher of Rod & Custom...
by Rik Hoving
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Kevan Sledge Merc Finished

SLEDGE MERC FINISHED After driving his perfectly styled 1940 Mercury in suede for many years. Kevan Sledge debuted his finished 1940 Mercury at the 2014 Santa Maria WCK show. evan Sledge of...
by Rik Hoving
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Ron Dunn Ford at RJ Studio

RON DUNN FORD RJ PHOTO SHOOT Valley Custom Shop’s masterpiece, the sectioned Ron Dunn 1950 Ford has been photographed for an upcoming bare metal feature in the Rodder’s Journal....
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Hot Rod Gallery Book COMING SOON

COMING SOON Book The new book “Hot Rod Gallery” from Pat Ganahl will be out in a couple of days. Anything Pat does is worth looking at, but this book created around his own pers...
by Rik Hoving
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RIP Johnny Zaro

  JOHNNY ZARO PASSES AWAY   We are deeply saddened about the news we heard that Custom Car legend Johnny Zaro passed away on March 22, 2014 On Sunday March 23, 2014 my good friend...
by Rik Hoving
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Barris 1956 Lincoln back in the Family

  BARRIS 1956 LINCOLN   Brett Barris recently bought back his father, George Barris old 1956 Lincoln Continental. The plan is a complete restoration to its 1956 version. In Januar...
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Clarence Patterson 39 Ford Restored

SLICK CUSTOM RESTORED The Restored 1939 Ford Custom Convertible is Debuting at the 2014 Detroit Autorama. Tom VanNortwick shared some photos of the freshly restored 1939 Ford on his Faceboo...
by Rik Hoving
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Finding the Alexandria

h5>ALEXANDER BROTHERS ALEXANDRIA Based on a 1955 Ford four door custom car designer Harry Bradley designed a wild shop truck for the Detroit based Alexander Brothers’ Custom Shop. In ...
by Rik Hoving
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50’s Custom Black Panther FOR SALE

BLACK PANTHER FOR SALE Built by Chuck Rogers in the mid 1950’s with a lot of European influences, this uniquely styled 1949 Chevy Coupe is now for sale, ready to be restored back to h...
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Jack Stewart Ford on RJ Poster No. 17

RJ ANNUAL POSTER The Jack Stewart Ford in bare metal was picked for the Annual Rodder’s Journal Poster December 2013 I was browsing thru the new Rodder’s Journal 2013 Holiday Ca...
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Ron Dunn Ford Restoration Begins

PRESS RELEASE Ron Dunn Ford Restoration Steve Frisbie, owner of Steve’s Auto Restorations, Inc. in Portland, Oregon has announced that restoration is officially underway on the 1950 Ford ...
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Lee Pratt’s ’55 Nomad Recreated

LEE PRATT’S NOMAD In the late 1960’s Lee Pratt built a gorgeous 1955 Chevy Nomad for himself. Lee is now putting the final touches on the recreation of this trend setting Nomad....
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R.I.P. Ina Mae Overman

Mary Ellen Marcy, Ina Mae Overman’s daughter reported on her Facebook today, December 10, 2013, that her mother passed away December 7th, 2013.   by Mary Ellen It is with great s...
by Rik Hoving
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Early Custom Car Finds

BARN FIND PADDED TOPS The Dusters Car Club from Sweden reported this incredible find of several early customs with padded tops on their web blog The blog shows a few photos of a barn with a...
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Late 50’s Kentucky Kustom Found

57 CHEVY CONVERTIBLE Another magazine featured Custom will be restored. This time it is an late 50’s Kentucky customized 1957 Chevy Convertible once owned by Jim Schamback This is how...
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