Rod & Custom April 1954

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Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible, of Los Angeles, California was restyled by Barris Kustoms. The build was completed in 1953. A second version of the Merc, restyled in 1954 was featured in the movie Running Wild along with Bob Hirohata's 1951 Mercury.
Leon Welmas' 1952 Chevrolet Convertible, of Palm Springs, California was originally restyled by Al Andradeas for an unknown owner. Leon bought the under progress custom and completed the build. The top and interior were upholstered by Gaylord's Kustom Shop.
Buzz DeChamp's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster, of San Francisco, California was completed in 1952.

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Contents and Featured Cars

The Barris Korner - Scooping Your Hood
Earl Wilson's 1947 Studebaker-The Grecian
Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible
Leon Welmas' 1952 Chevrolet Convertible
Buzz DeChamp's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Dave Patton's 1924 Ford Model T Roadster
Gene Winfield's 1950 Mercury
G. C. Woodard, Jr's 1932 Ford Roadster

Readers' Cars
R. J. Gross' 1934 Ford Pickup


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