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Neferteri Part Nine

  NEFERTERI Part Nine   In this, the next to last episode in the Neferteri saga, our Forrest Gump tackles the challenges of scaling down the full figured Cadillac of Trucks. Larry...
by Larry Pointer
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Barris Mystery Parked Car

  BARRIS MYSTERY PARKED CAR   In 1994 I saw a Mystery Car in the background of one photo taken at the Barris Shop. The shape of the top intrigued me, and I wanted to know more abo...
by Rik Hoving
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Horizontal Custom Grilles

  HORIZONTAL CUSTOM GRILLES From early in the 1940s Custom Restylers started to experiment with new and wider grille designs. These wide custom grilles gave the cars a beautiful modern...
by Rik Hoving
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The Original Kustoms of America

  ORIGINAL KUSTOMS of AMERICA   1954 the Custom Car business was booming Nation wide. Time for George Barris to take the Custom Car Club to a new level. Kustoms Of America was fou...
by David/Michelle
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Chuck DeWitt Ford Clone Debut

  CHUCK DEWITT FORD CLONE   At the 2017 Custom Car Revival show in Indianapolis the long awaited Chuck DeWitt Convertible Ford Clone made its public debut. Its debut has been rumo...
by Rik Hoving
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Cross Country in a Kustom

  CROSS COUNTRY IN A KUSTOM   In May 1953 Bob Hirohata drives his Mercillac from California to Indianapolis. An epic Cross Country trip in an award winning custom, that still fasc...
by Rik Hoving
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Butler Rugard Westergard Merc

  BUTLER RUGARD WESTERGARD MERCURY   A very early Westergard customized 1940 Mercury survives several re-stylings over the years, gets restored to 1950’s specs and ends up i...
by Rik Hoving
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Digital Restyling: 1949 Cadillac

  DIGITAL RESTYLING: 1949 CADILLAC   Being a fan of customized sedan delivery’s, I started to wonder how a 1949 Cadillac would look like as a sedan delivery with the use of ...
by Rik Hoving
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1949 D & B Auto Sales lot photos

  D & B AUTO SALES   Stan Baker visited the D & B Auto Sales car lot in 1949. He brought his camera with him and shot some of the amazing cars that were for sale that day....
by Rik Hoving
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Delightful De Soto Bumpers

  DELIGHTFUL DE SOTO BUMPERS   Although rarely customized, the De Soto cars have made a huge contribution to the custom car world over the years.   The 1950’s De Soto grilles h...
by Tom Nielsen
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RESTYLING 1957 Chevy Pick Up

RESTYLING 1957 CHEVY PICK UP For a client I did a series of quick Digital Restyling proposals to give him some ideas what he could do with his 1957 Chevy Pick-Up Truck. The idea for this Di...
by Rik Hoving
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