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In Memoriam

April 5, 2015

RIP Jerry Devito

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Written by: Rik Hoving
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RIP JERRY DEVITO

Jerry Devito, best know to the Custom Car world for his wild restyled and painted 1957 Ford “The Maze” has passed away on April 04,2015.

 
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Jerry Devito was a San Jose Rod and Wheelers Club member. He bought his famous 1957 brand new in 1957 and started to customize it soon after that. The first version was pretty mild, but later in 1958 he redid the car with some radical restyling, and asked Bob Heinrichs to do an ultra wild paint job which helped Jerry to win many awards and put his car, and himself on the Custom Car map.

RIP Jerry Devito

Our sincere condolences go out to the Devito family.

 
 
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For more information on Jerry and his amazing “The Maze” check out the info on the Kustomrama website.

 
 
 
 
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About the Author

Rik Hoving

Rik is the CCC editor in chief. As a custom car historian he is researching custom car history for many years. In 2004 he started the Custom Car Photo Archive that has become a place of joy for many custom car enthousiasts. Here at CCC Rik will bring you inspiring articles on the history of custom cars and builders. Like a true photo detective he will show us what’s going on in all those amazing photos. He will write stories about everything you want to know in the realm of customizing. In daily life Rik is a Graphic Designer. He is married to the CCC webmaster and the father of a 10 year old son (they are both very happy with his excellent cooking skills)






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  1. when i first seen this car in pasadena ca, the paint job blew me away,



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