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That Illustrious Sanguine 1940 Merc 3

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Nick Matranga – That Illustrious Sanguine ’40 Merc! – original written February, 2014)   Part three Due to the lengt...
by David/Michelle
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Confessions of a Conquistador Part One

  CONFESSION OF A CONQUISTADOR part one   Hello. My name is Larry Pointer. I am a Conquistador. I have an addiction, to custom cars.   By Larry Pointer   This is not jus...
by Larry Pointer
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Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold

  © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold – original written in august, 2011)   “And shall bring forth a rod from the stem of Jesse, and...
by David/Michelle
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Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold part 2

  Continued from part ONE of the Jesse Lopez Lo! & Behold story.   © by Michelle M. Yiatras Timechanic ™ (Jesse Lopez – Lo! & Behold – original written in augus...
by David/Michelle
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Kens 1956 Ranchero… and more

  KENS 1956 RANCHERO   I first learned about Ken when I saw a single picture of Kens 1956 Ford Ranchero online. I got in touch with him and found out there is a lot more to tell...
by Rik Hoving
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49 Mercury The Sahara

  THE SAHARA   This Mercury was the first chopped ’49-’51 that Tom Nielsen had ever seen in person, so it made quite an impression on him back in 1957.   By Tom Nielsen ...
by Tom Nielsen
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Bob Prill Photo Album part 1

BOB PRILL PHOTO ALBUM Larry Pointer has been sharing some great stories about the Sheridan, Wyoming Custom Car and Hot Rod scene. This time we take a look at Larry’s friend Bob’...
by Larry Pointer
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Conquistadors of Sheridan

 CONQUISTADORS of SHERIDAN The Conquistadors of Sheridan was an “unorganized” organization. It was just all about the cars. We had no clue we were writing our legacy in lacquer...
by Larry Pointer
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Conquistadors Club Plaque

CONQUISTADORS CLUB PLAQUE How do you start a car club? The Sheridan, Wyoming Conquistadors Car Club was founded in 1955. Larry Pointer, one of the founding member remembers it all very w...
by Larry Pointer
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Every Picture has a Story

EVERY PICTURE HAS A STORY I always wondered about how these two photos of a classic California custom were in with a picture collection of an early Washington State car.   by Tom Ni...
by Tom Nielsen
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Redemption

REDEMPTION Together we held a communion, that 1951 Ford coupe and I. I told her of my journeys; she showed me the transformations that had come onto her. Each in our own way had experienced...
by Larry Pointer
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Something About A Mercury

SOMETHING ABOUT A MERCURY Frenchy’s Mercury was a rare Monterey, these were the deluxe models of the voluptuous 1949-51 Mercury’s rolling off the line. He bought it in 1956 and almo...
by Larry Pointer
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Unforgettable 1947 Chevy

UNFORGETTABLE 1947 CHEVY One of the first chopped custom coupes that I saw as a young kid in Everett during the mid-fifties was this custom ’47 Chev.   By Tom Nielsen One of the fir...
by Tom Nielsen
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47 Chevy Purple Burp

REQUIEM FOR PURPLE BURP The Purple Burp, a story about Jack Bushmaker’s chopped ’47 Chevy coupe, done in 1956, and sadly destroyed in a collision with a tree just a couple of ye...
by Larry Pointer
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Baroque Custom Dreams

BAROQUE CUSTOM DREAMS On a recent cruise in Europe I attended an art history lecture. The presenter started going through all the different periods of artwork and artistic styles. I perked ...
by Tom Nielsen
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Life Changing Volvo

LIFE CHANGING VOLVO This pink Volvo Amazon Custom Convertible by Andy Saunders changed my life in 1983, let me tell you how.   n early 1983 we, my mother, father, two year older sister...
by Rik Hoving
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Well traveled Starbird Custom

  WELL TRAVELED STARBIRD CUSTOM   Tim Sykes from Ontario Canada send this neat story on a well driven Starbird Custom ’55 Ford. I was visiting Sauble Beach, a beach resort t...
by Rik Hoving
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