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John Williamson 1940 Ford Pick Up
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To be sorted Oldsmobiles
Album was created 10 years 7 months ago and modified 4 months ago
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Dwayne's 1963 Chevy Impala
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1936 Roadster narrow grilles
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Bob Creasman 40 Ford with fade away fenders
The car was once owned by Seal Beach, who had it restored by Jim Bruns and his crew at Bruns Kustom City.
Rumored to be the first '40 Ford channeled in Southern California Bob Creasman chopped the top and channeled the body over the frame 4 inches. In 1948 Creasman fitted his coupe with the fadeaway fenders you see here. Packing a stout '43 Merc motor and the aerodynamic mods described above. A few years ago the Bruns found out that a traditionally styled coupe was hibernating under a blanket of dust in a garage in the San Fernando Valley, so he began to research the history of the car in an attempt to verify its early-rodding roots. With the help of Mark Drew a Enthused Custom car historian its tru identity was uncovered. The car was obtained and Bruns opted for a ground-up restoration, with the goal of restoring the Ford to its former glory without changing any of the original kustom tricks. A 4-inch dropped axle gets the nose down where it belongs. Bruns then ground away half a century's worth of wear and tear and began the process of restoring the body to its former glory and sprayed down the body with a few coats of '98 Cadillac Cranberry Metallic paint, which is offset by a maroon and pearl white tuck 'n' roll interior.
Ziggy, a very tallented custom car guy worked on the car, and eventually the car was bought by Mark Drews who had it recently (2005) finished with a beautiful period maroon paint job, and a nicely finished period interior. Also the bumper mounted taillights are a later, but period addition. In 2014 the car has changed hands again, it went to Mike Davis, who later sold it to WILL de ROTHSCHILD, who is the owner in 2015.
Album was created 10 years 8 months ago and modified 5 months ago
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1951 Mercury Dave Bugarin - Barris
The car was nick named "Miss San Pedro"
Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 5 months ago
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1940 Ford convertible with full fadeaway fenders
Album was created 9 years 5 months ago and modified 5 months ago
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Frank Marini 1950 Mercury
The car was first customized at the Rod Powell shop in the 70's. Butch Hurlhey chopped the top on it and most of the rest was also done at Rod Powell's shop.
Frank Marini originally owned the car and painted it maroon with pink scallops. Later the car went to Joe Bailon and he redid some of the work.. but most of it was doen at Rod Powell's shop
Album was created 6 years 5 months ago and modified 5 months ago
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