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Early Custom Cars

41 Merc Fade-Away Convertible

Posted  April 3, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

41 MERC FADE-AWAY Convertible 1941 Mercury Convertible with full fadeaway fenders and chopped padded top. A Mystery Published Custom Car. Over the years I have come across a lot of Unidentified Custom Car photos in the early Custom Car Publications. Mystery Customs that appeared in just a single publication, and sometimes even in multiple magazines […]

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Barris Kustom Shop

Palle Johansen 47 Caddy Introduction

Posted  April 1, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

PALLE JOHANSEN 47 CADDY After many years in the works, Palle Johansens 1947 Cadillac Padded Topped Convertible Kustom is finally ready – enough – for its debut. For the last few years Palle has been working on and off on his 1947 Cadillac Kustom. Adding all the details he has had in his mind for […]

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Car Shows

Custom Car Revival 2019

Posted  February 21, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

CCR 2019 Time to block the date for the Custom Car Revival, the All Traditional Custom Car Show in Indianapolis in your agenda. This year the registration only event will be held on Saturday June 8, 2019 Mark your calendar for the 100% all traditional Custom Car Show. The 2019 event will start on Thursday […]

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Larry Watson

Larry Watson 57 Chevies

Posted  February 9, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

LARRY WATSON 57 CHEVIES Larry Watson Painted a great number of 1957 Chevies in his career, some mild with only added scallops, and some very wild with full pearl and Candy paint jobs. The 1957 Chevy is the one of the always popular Tri-Five Chevies 1955-1956 and 1957 that gets the least customized, at least […]

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DIGITAL RESTYLING

41 Mercury Sedan Conv

Posted  January 16, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

Digital Restyling the 1941 Mercury Sedan. Inspired by the Barris Joe Urritta 1941 Ford and Harry Bradley Designs 41 Mercury Sedan Conv. In 1949 Sam Barris restyled a 1941 Ford two door Sedan for owner Joe Urritta. The most exceptional concept of this car was that Sam turned it from a regular sedan to a […]

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Thom Metz 1933 Ford Cabriolet

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Lou Allen 1947 Buick

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Bob Dofflow 1949 Ford

  BOB DOFFLOW 1949 FORD   Don Roberts from Bears Custom Shop outdid himself on...
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1947-48 Buick Gaylord Tops

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Link Paola Custom Car Pioneer

  LINK PAOLA Custom Car Pioneer   Link Paola Custom Car Pioneer from G...
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The Japan – How to build a Custom

  HOW TO BUILD A CUSTOM The Japan   The Barris built...
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37 Cord Mystery Custom

  37 CORD MYSTERY CUSTOM   This Custom 1937 Cord was bought by the previous o...
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Jack Stewart Ford White Primer

  JACK STEWART FORD WHITE PRIMER   In 1950 George Barr...
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Selling Custom Cars On-Line

  SELLING CUSTOM CARS on-line   Putting your Custom Car up For Sale on one ...
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1955 Thrifty Parking Lot Show

  55 THRIFTY PARKING LOT   1955 Hot Rod and Custom Car sh...
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Barris Display Wall Pan-Pacific Auditorium

  BARRIS DISPLAY WALL   The Barris Kustom...
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1938 Ford Sedan Digital Restyling

  1938 FORD SEDAN DR   Digital Restyling the 1938 Ford Standard...
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50s Indianapolis Custom Shows Part 2

  50s INDIANAPOLIS CUSTOM SHOWS P2   Part two in o...
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50s Indianapolis Custom Shows

  50s INDIANAPOLIS CUSTOM SHOWS   In 1951 and 1952 the In...
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Weesner Custom Art

  WEESNER CUSTOM ART   Weesner designs and creates beautiful and very inspiring Custo...
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D and B Auto Sales Part 2

D and B Auto Sales Part 2 In the Golden Years of Customizing Don Britton owned a Car...
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Antennas on Customs – Beam Me Up Scotty!

  ANTENNAS on CUSTOMS   When building a custom car the radio a...
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De Rosa Golden Piranha

  GOLDEN PIRANHA   De Rosa and Son Customs create an uniquely restyled 1966 Buic...
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Cliff Rackohn 1948 Mercury

  RACKOHN 1948 Mercury   One of the more elegnat Customs ...
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Tiago Ranchero Clone

  TIAGO RANCHERO CLONE   George Garcia from Bellflower California has been dreamin...
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Ohio Early Custom Cars

  OHIO EARLY CUSTOM CARS   Dayton Ohio has been a huge Custom Car scene from ...
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Channeled 36 Ford

  CHANNELED 36 FORD   Another Mystery Custom is this channeled 36 Ford that probab...
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