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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
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Hangin Dice Nats 1989 - Dr Dave
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Philip Sauers 1951 Mercury
In 2009 this car was bought by Greg Beck.
A one of a live time deal on ebay!

This text is from a phone interview that Greg had with Phil in Jan 2012:
Today I got an e-mail from Phil Sauer to call him. So I called him.He gave more info about Shasta. The photo shoot for Car Craft July 1957 was shot at Griffith Park. He spent a day with Von Dutch and watched him stripe the dash and glove box.The glove box was striped with the Tree Of Life.Too bad it's missing. Dean Jeffries did the body work before and after the accident. The interior was done by a GM designer. Phil had a custom surfboard rack that was made to fit into the trunk to carry his boards. The car was designed by Phil. Phil put the car on blocks in his mothers garage in 1956 when he went to Hawaii to surf the big waves. Shortly after he got lost at sea for 71 days and came back to California, he sold the car. In 1960 he saw Shasta cruising down PCH, so he turned around and chased the owner down. The merc was pretty much the same,only a little higher. Phil resides in New York now and all the memrobilia is in California.
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Mano Forsman Art
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1935 Ford Pheaton SoCal Plating
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1949 Ford - Jim McClaren - Ayala
For more info on Jim's Ayala Shoebox, check out the article on the Custom Car Chronicle: http://www.customcarchronicle.com/cc-builders/ayala-custom-shop/mcclarens-ayala-shoebox/
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1941 Ford Jerry West - Gene Winfield
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Marty Moore 1940 Ford Convertible
Built by the owner Mart Moore. Marty has owned the car since 1947, and has since them worked on his car to create his ultimate Custom. He chopped the windshield 2.5 inches and the vent windows 3.5 inche. This allowed him to get a more attractive look on the Carson top. Chrome trim and door and trunk handels where all removed and Electrical Solenoids installed. The wheel openings where radiused with round rod giving better proportions after the car was lowerd. The rear cross-member was raised and at the front Marty used a dropped axle to get it to sit right. A set of 1949 Chevy taillights (lenses only) where set low into the rear fenders, juts above the De Soto bumper. The interior has extra space in the back because Marty removed the storage area for the original folded down top. A wider Hudson rear seat was installed and the whole interior was upholstered by the Carson Top Shop in red and white leather.
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