2018

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The restored version of Eddie Dye's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster was debuted at the 2018 Grand National Roadster Show in January of 2018.
Teemu Forsberg's 1930 Ford Model A Pick Up of Nurmijärvi, Finland. Teemu is a member of the Pistons car club, and the build was completed in 2018.
Allan Fielding's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe of Burriville, Rhode Island. Allan traded the car for a 1951 Oldsmobile around 1955. The coupe had already been hot rodded when Allan got it, and it ran a channeled 1932 Ford chassis. Allan and his friends George Summers and Ronnie Bouchard installed a 1934 Ford chassis and a Hemi in the car before they got it back on the strip. Eli English of Traditional Speed and Custom in Pittsfield, New Hampshire bought the car in January of 2018. When Eli bought it, it had not seen the light of day for 50 years. Eli got the car running a couple of months later.
Beppie Pistone's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe was built by South City Rod & Custom. The build was completed early in 2018 and it made its debut at the 2018 Grand National Roadster Show. Photo courtesy of South City Rod & Custom.
The Menges Twin's 1940 Dodge Coupe of Santa Rosa, California. Early in 2018 the Dodge received a glossy black paint job and it made its debut at the 2018 Grand National Roadster Show.
Chris Casny's 1940 Mercury Coupe of Austin, Texas. Chris is a member of the Kontinentals car club, and his Merc first hit the road in November of 2018.
Jack and Carolyn Kiely's 1950 Mercury Convertible of Rumson, New Jersey. Restyled by IDA Automotive, the build was completed in 2018.
Roger Miret's 1954 Chevrolet of Scottsdale, Arizona. Roger is the founder of the Rumblers car club. Named Morphine, his Chevrolet was completed in 2018, making its debut at the Grand National Roadster Show.
Russ Meeks' 1955 Ford of Portland, Oregon. The build was completed in January of 2018 and it made its first public appearance at the 2018 Grand National Roadster Show.
George Garcia's 1958 Ford Ranchero of Bellflower, California. George's Ranchero was built as a tribute to Richard Lee Tiago's 1957 Ford Ranchero, according to him the best custom Ranchero ever built. The build was completed in 2018.
Jim "Bones" Noteboom's Ford Econoline. Restyled by Keith Dean at South End Kustoms, the build will make its debut at the Hippy Killer Hoedown show in April of 2018.
Max Grundy's 1961 Chrysler. The build was completed in time for the 2018 SEMA show.
Darryl Starbird's 1961 Ford Thunderbird of Wichita, Kansas. Out of the 200 or 300 cars Darryl Starbird has built in his lifetime, 16 have had bubble tops. The "Starbird 2000" is a bubble-topped 1961 Ford Thunderbird that he completed in 2018.
Trisha Turner's 1962 Mercury Comet 4 Door Sedan. In 2018 Kyle Martin of Martin Kolor & Style gave the car a faded panel paint job.
Dave Stuckey's 1965 Pontiac Catalina of Wichita, Kansas. The build was started in 1967 and completed in 1969. The car was Dave's personal driver, and the overall height of it was drastically reduced by chopping the top 3 inches, sectioning the body 3 inches, channeling it 2 inches and lowering it 6 inches. Larry Wolfe of Wichita, Kansas completed a restoration of the car early in 2018.
Henrik Forss' 1966 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 of Sacramento, California. The build was completed in October of 2018, featuring a panel and flame custom paint job by Kyle Martin of Martin Kolor & Style.
The 37th annual West Coast Kustoms Cruisin' Nationals was held May 25-27, 2018 in Santa Maria, California.

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Hot Rods Built or Completed in 2018

Teemu Forsberg's 1930 Ford Model A Pick Up
Beppie Pistone's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe


Hot Rods Restored or Completed in 2018

Eddie Dye's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster


Custom Cars Built or Completed in 2018

The Menges Twin's 1940 Dodge Coupe
Chris Casny's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Jack and Carolyn Kiely's 1950 Mercury Convertible
Roger Miret's 1954 Chevrolet - Morphine
Russ Meeks' 1955 Ford
George Garcia's 1958 Ford Ranchero - The Tiago Ranchero Clone
Jim "Bones" Noteboom's Ford Econoline
Max Grundy's 1961 Chrysler
Darryl Starbird's 1961 Ford Thunderbird - The Starbird 2000
Trisha Turner's 1962 Mercury Comet 4 Door Sedan
Henrik Forss' 1966 Oldsmobile Dynamic 88


Customs Cars Restored or Completed in 2018

Dave Stuckey's 1965 Pontiac Catalina


Hot Rod or Custom Car Shows Held in 2018

Crusin' Nationals Santa Maria



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