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Parking Lot Poster Black Friday

Posted  November 22, 2017  by  Rik Hoving

  PARKING LOT POSTER Black Friday   BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNT The famous Colorized 1954 Thrifty Drug Store Parking Lot Show photo as high quality large Photo-Poster.   From November 24th till November 27th, 2017 we will have our BLACK FRIDAY Sales on the Parking Lot Show Photo Poster. US orders pay $50.- (including shipping), instead […]

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History of the Early Custom Car
Custom History

History of the Early Custom Car

Posted  November 12, 2017  by  Rik Hoving

  HISTORY of the EARLY CUSTOM CAR   For as long as there have been automobiles they have been modified for personal taste. This evolved in the 1930s to a style we now know as Customizing. Part One the History of the Early Custom Car. The 1930s Early Custom Cars An article about the early […]

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Ed Sloan 1953 Plymouth

Posted  November 5, 2017  by  Rik Hoving

  ED SLOAN 1953 PLYMOUTH   Ed Sloan had his 1953 Plymouth Hard-Top Restyled at and unknown body shop. Later after it was reworked with a chopped top at the Barris Kustom Shop, it became a famous Magazine Cover Custom. Although most people will recognize Ed Sloan‘s beautiful 1953 Plymouth as this unique Barris Restyled […]

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Nick Matranga Mercury

Posted  October 29, 2017  by  Rik Hoving

  NICK MATRANGA MERCURY   One of the most Iconic Custom Cars of all time the Barris Kustoms Restyled 1940 Mercury Coupe for Nick Matranga was short lived, but made a huge and lasting impact. In the past we have shared the in-depth article on the life of Nick Matranga by Michelle M. Yiatras here […]

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1937 Ford Customs

Posted  October 4, 2017  by  Rik Hoving

  1937 FORD CUSTOMS   The 1937 Ford, along with the 1938 models were often considered the Ugly Ducklings from the FoMoCo. Yet they still were Customized, and with great success. The 1937 Fords were introduced on November 6, 1936. Responsible for the designs was not Ford stylist Bob Gregorie, who was busy working on […]

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Parking Lot Poster Black Friday

  PARKING LOT POSTER Black Friday   BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNT The famous Co...
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History of the Early Custom Car

History of the Early Custom Car

  HISTORY of the EARLY CUSTOM CAR   For as long as there have been a...
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Ed Sloan 1953 Plymouth

  ED SLOAN 1953 PLYMOUTH   Ed Sloan had his 1953 Plymouth Har...
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Nick Matranga Mercury

  NICK MATRANGA MERCURY   One of the most Iconic Custom Cars o...
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Bob Fairman 36 Ford Restoration

  BOB FAIRMAN FORD RESTORATION   After sitting in...
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1947 Ford Mystery Barris Custom

  1947 Ford MYSTERY BARRIS Custom   Nick Maneri from...
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Joe Bailon Elton Kantor Ford

  ELTON KANTOR FORD   Joe Bailons second major Cust...
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1937 Ford Customs

  1937 FORD CUSTOMS   The 1937 Ford, along with the 1938 models were often conside...
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Customizing with early Cadillac Tail Fins

  CUSTOMIZING CADILLAC TAIL FINS   When the 1948 Cadillac ...
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Joe Bailon Miss Elegance

  BAILON MISS ELEGANCE   Joe Bailon turned this once wr...
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Winfields Jade Idol Sold

  WINFIELDS JADE IDOL SOLD   After having been the caret...
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Early Vanity License Plate

  EARLY VANITY LICENSE PLATE   Chas Haggert used a CHUCK Vanity License P...
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Customs at Milnes Richfield Station

  NORM MILNES RICHFIELD Station   In the mi...
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Larry Watson Line-Up photo

  WATSON LINE-UP Photo   6 wild and brilliant painted...
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Bob Armstrong 1940 Mercury

  BOB ARMSTRONG 1940 MERC   Bob Armstrong from Alhambra California owned t...
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Background Mystery Custom

  BACKGROUND MYSTERY CUSTOM   In the background of 2 early 1950s drag strip p...
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Bob Larson 1940 Mercury

  BOB LARSON 1940 Merc   Inspired by the Nick Matranga Barri...
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1948 Giveaway Teardrop Trailer

  1948 GIVEAWAY TRAILER   Besides being able to win a FREE Hot Rod at the v...
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Johnny Rosier 53 Mercury

  JOHNNY ROSIER 53 MERCURY   Johnny Rosier worked together w...
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Ralph Weflen Sectioned 56 Ford

  RALPH WEFLEN SECTIONED 56 FORD   Ralph Weflen a very skilled Custom ...
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Jesse Lopez 1941 Ford

  JESSE LOPEZ 1941 FORD   Around 1947 innovative car enthusias...
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1952 New York Show Photo

  1952 NEW YORK SHOW Photo   A closer look at an birds eye view photo taken...
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