Carl Cerny's 1949 Chevrolet
1949 Chevrolet Styline Sedan restyled by Cerny's Custom Shop for Carl Cerny. The top was chopped 3 inches in the front, and 4 inches in the rear. The B-pillars were slightly angled forward. The two piece stock Chevrolet windshield was replaced by a one-piece 1950 Oldsmobile 88 window. After chopping the top, George added 3 inches to the bottom of the skirt and fenders.  As a typical Cerny trademark, 1950 Oldsmobile 88 taillights were installed in the rear.The deck lid was shaved, and squared off by reshaping the original deck lid. A 1950 Oldsmobile rear bumper was modified to fit the car in the rear. Up front the headlights were frenched, and a 1951 Oldsmobile floating grille center bar with a top bar from a 1950 Oldsmobile was installed. Hood and doors were shaved for chrome and handles. Dual spotlights and specially made hubcaps were added.
Once completed the car was painted in a two-tone purple and off-white paint job. The car was later repsrayed in a very dark metalic maroon color. The second version of the car has also had the side trim on the front fenders and doors removed.
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