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The Car Craft Dream Rod was built by Bill Cushenbery for Bob Larivee of Promotions Inc. The first drawings of the car appeared in Car Craft October 1961. The build was completed late in 1963.
Ed Roth's Mysterion of Maywood, California. The build was completed in 1963.
The Strip Star is a show and competition race car built by Gene Winfield of Winfield's Custom Shop for the Promotions Inc Show Car Division in 1963.
The first version of Lars Erik Ljungkvist's 1932 Ford Roadster, of Huddinge in Stockholm, Sweden, was completed in 1963. At the time there were about 30 hot rods in Sweden.
Bruce Olson's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe of Beach, North Dakota. The first version of Bruce's coupe was completed in 1955. In 1962 Bruce and his family moved to Fremont, California, bringing the coupe along. In 1963 the coupe received bobbed rear fenders, a custom hood and more.
Bengt Wennergren's 1949 Ford of Enskedefältet in Stockholm, Sweden. When Bengt bought the Ford, the rear end was already restyled by Leif "Grillkorven" Rose. The build was completed in 1963.
Roy Abendroth's 1955 Buick Century of Compton, California. Known as the "BuSonic," the build was started in 1959 and completed in 1963. It featured bodywork by John Schott and Copper Metalflake paint job by Larry Watson of Watson's House of Style. It was also fitted with hydraulic lifts.
Dan Contreras' 1957 Chevrolet of Norwalk, California. Restyled in 1963, Dan's Chevrolet featured Copper plated spotlights, wheels and side pipes.
George Barris' 1963 Buick Riviera of Encino, California. George, who owned and operated Barris Kustom City in North Hollywood, California, designed the car himself. Known as "The Villa Riviera Buick," the build was completed in 1963. In 1964 a white iteration of the car appeared in the popular Surf-movie "For Those Who Think Young".
Bob Nordskog's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, The Asteroid, was restyled by Barris Kustoms in 1963.

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Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1963

Lars Erik Ljungkvist's 1932 Ford Roadster

Show Cars Built or Completed in 1963

Ed Roth's Mysterion
Gene Winfield's Strip Star
The Car Craft Dream Rod

Custom Cars Restyled or Completed In 1963

Bengt Wennergren's 1949 Ford
Roy Abendroth's 1955 Buick Century - The BuSonic
Dan Contreras' 1957 Chevrolet
Jeannie O'Neal's 1962 Ford Thunderbird
The Solar Scene
George Barris' 1963 Buick Riviera - The Villa Riviera
Bob Nordskog's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette - The Asteroid
Ray Farhner's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette - Outer Limits

Cars Sold In 1963

Tom Pollard's 1929 Ford Roadster

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