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Don Britton 1950 Ford

Posted  February 26, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

DON BRITTON 1950 FORD Don Britton 1950 Ford Sedan was restyled in 1950 by Chuck Calvin who sectioned the body for an unique look. Where is this well published Custom now? This elegant 1950 Ford sedan Custom Car has been featured in quite a few publications in the early 1950’s when the car was near […]

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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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Eric Black 1936 Ford Roadster

Posted  February 4, 2019  by  Rik Hoving

ERIC BLACK 36 FORD ROADSTER In 2017 Vintage Automotive Designer Eric Black designed a stunning looking Coachbuild influenced stretched 1936 Ford Roadster. A design that is now taking shape in metal by the team at Hollywood Hot Rods. On NOVEMBER 9, 2017 Eric Black Design shared one image of an beautiful restyled 1936 Ford Roadster […]

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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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Colour the Favela

KEEP ON PAINTING In 2008 Haas & Hahn finished their Rio Cruzeiro project, They went straight thr...
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Vivian Maier, the Mystery Urban Street Life Photographer

A PRECIOUS GIFT In 2007 Vivian Maier’s work was found at a local thrift auction house on Chica...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Hank Griffith’s 1942 Ford Not an all Ayala Custom

HANKS WIFE SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT Hank Griffith 1942 Ford grazed the cover of the Trend boo...
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Dean ‘Deano’ Jeffries passed away

A MAN WITH A BRUSH One of history’s preeminent automotive sculptors and engineers passed away at h...
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The Custom Car Photo Archive

OVER ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND PHOTO’S: THE EVER GROWING CUSTOM CAR PHOTO ARCHIVE Th...
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The Memo Files: an Ayala Coupe, quad headlights and a found photo

THE MEMO FILES PART 2: ABOUT THE AYALA COUPE AND SWEET MEMORIES In the Memo files, Memo Ortega aka...
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The Memo Files: smarty pants and zoot suits

THE MEMO FILES PART 1: ABOUT BEING YOUNG, SHARP AND SMART In the Memo files, Memo Ortega ...
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Red for Passion

VOLVO: SAFETY FIRST…. You’ve got to love the Swedes. The’ve invented beds that ...
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Q and A: the Jack Stewart Ford Book,

  RIK HOVING’S FIRST CUSTOM CAR BOOK Part of 2011 and most of 2012 Rik spent mo...
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Pre-war Dry Lakes Hot Rod Racing in 8mm

ONLY THE ROAR IS MISSING Dave Welles of Seabright Hot Rods  posted this wonderful video of ...
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Building a 49 Mercury model in the eighties

A 1949 MERCURY SEDAN DELIVERY This model’49 Mercury Sedan Delivery custom was build around...
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’36 Ford in the Magnificent Thirties – Forties

A DEFINING ERA A special era for custom cars is the late 1930’s till the late 1940R...
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The Jade Idol 1956 Mercury Gene

A VERY FINE GENE WINFIELD CUSTOM A favorite Gene Winfield Custom is the Jade Idol 195...
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The Parking Lot Scene

MADE IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF CUSTOM CARS One of the most incredible out door photos of the Golden ...
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1932 Ford Hot Rods with a Custom Feel

LOOKING FOR CUSTOMIZED 32 FORD Yes, it is true the 1932 Ford are primarily seen as Hot Rods, o...
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About Kustom Kar Books Publishing

TURNING CUSTOM CAR PASSION INTO BOOKS Most custom car and hot rod enthousiast spent their time working...
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Why man built boats: a movie by Kat Gardiner

THE CRAFT AND PHILOSOPHY OF WOODEN BOAT CARPENTRY. A MOVIE BY KAT GARDINER You’ve got to love ...
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Charles Eames: If it’s not Functional, it’s not Beautiful

THE STORY OF EAMES FURNITURE BY MARILYN NEUHART Here at Custom Car Chronicle we love Eames. Imagine...
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Getting Plastered

THE HUMBLE BEGINNINGS OF A CUSTOM CAR HISTORIAN Early 2000, while on a visit to my parents, I de...
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A wonderful 1947 line up!

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS My favorite era of custom cars is the early times, the 1940’s. ...
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Hop Up Magazine in the fifties

WHEN A SUBSCRIPTION FOR 12 ISSUES COSTS $ 2.00 In the July 1952 issue Hop Up magazine featured ...
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