Bo "Gamen" Sandberg of Stockholm, Sweden. Bo was born in 1939, and he had been to the United States at an early age, as his dad ran a forwarding company, and Sven sometime was allowed to travel with his dad on the chartered planes.
Bo's parents lived at Kungsholmen in Stockholm. He had many nicknames, and is known as both "Bosse" and "Gamen". At age 14 Gamen began buying and restoring mopeds. After a while he started to customize the mopeds, giving them a personal touch. When he got his drivers license, he swapped the mopeds for cars. Gamen grew early an interest for the American car culture, and already in 1957 he founded the Road Devils of Stockhom, a "raggar-club." When Gamen went to the US with his dad, he brought magazines and stuff back home, to himself, and to his friends.
Gamen was a driving force behind the second generation of Swedish hot rodders and customizers.
Around 1964 / 1965 Gamen and Göran Silfors ran a custom parts company and body shop called Yankee Junk in Älvesjö, in Stockholm, Sweden. The name of the company was not popular overseas, so they changed name to Yankee Custom Parts.
Bo Sandberg's Cars
Cars Painted by Bo Sandberg
Sven Sandberg's 1956 Ford Sunliner Convertible
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