Channel - to lower the body by cutting out the floor, spreading the body, and dropping it around the frame rails. According to Motor Life May 1955, Jimmy Summers is credited for the first body channeling.
Articles Showing How To Channel Cars
Dave Patton's 1924 Ford Model T Roadster
Dean Batchelor's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
Louis Banto and Jack Perre's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
Louis Banto and Sal Macchia's 1927 Ford Model T Roadster
Joe Brienza's 1929 Ford Model A Coupe
Thomas Dannerbauer's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Cam Snappers of Newburyport's 1930 Ford Model A Roadster
Junichi Shimodaira's 1930 Ford Model A Tudor Sedan - Rod Riguez
Bengt Wennergren's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Martin Oja's 1931 Ford Model A Coupe
Allan Fielding's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Norman Kopp's 1932 Chevrolet Coupe
Bill Kelly's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Bruce Olson's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Charles Crowther's 1932 Ford Roadster
Conrad W. Jacobs' 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Don Broyles' 1932 Ford Roadster
Johnny Bierfeldt's 1932 Ford Roadster
Laverne A. Stetzer's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe - The York Coupe
Max Magness' 1932 Ford Cabriolet
Bill Smith's 1934 Ford Roadster Custom
Darrol Finger's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Darryl Harvey's 1934 Ford Roadster
Joe Brienza's 1934 Ford Convertible - The Brienza Special
Ray Ellis' 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Rick Menz' 1934 Ford Tudor Sedan
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Alf Rasmussen's 1936 Ford Convertible
Bruce Brown's 1936 Ford
Sebastian Rubbo's 1936 Ford Roadster
Glenn Johnson's 1937 Ford Coupe
Arthur Lellis' 1939 Ford Convertible
Bill Pearce's 1939 Ford Convertible
Harry Keiichi Nishiyama's 1939 Ford Convertible
Jerry Moffatt's 1939 Ford Convertible
Augustus Eberman's 1941 Chevrolet Coupe
Bob Creasman's 1940 Ford Coupe
Fred Cain's 1940 Ford Coupe
Nick De Simon's 1940 Ford Coupe
Paul McGill's 1940 Ford Convertible
Ted Graziano's 1940 Ford Sport Custom
Jimmy Summers' 1940 Mercury Convertible
John Vara's 1941 Ford Convertible
Al Andril's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Johnny Zaro's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Jack Telnack's 1941 Mercury Convertible
Martin S. Papazian's Cordster
Jack Crabbs' 1948 Buick Roadmaster - The Black Flame
Lloyd C. Hammond's 1949 Ford - The Majestic Lady
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart
Dave Stuckey's 1965 Pontiac Catalina
Did you enjoy this article?
Kustomrama is an online encyclopedia dedicated to traditional hot rod and custom cars. Our mission is to protect, preserve and share traditional hot rod custom car history from all over the world.
- Find out how you can become a contributor.
- Forward this article to a friend.
- Subscribe to our newsletter and receive updates on Channel and other subjects featured on Kustomrama.
Help us make this article better
If you have additional information, photos, feedback or corrections about Channel, please get in touch with Kustomrama at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Article Was Made Possible By:
SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!
Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can become a Kustomrama advertiser and supporter.