Trend Book 156 Custom Cars 1958 Annual

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George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet truck, the Kopper Kart, was built as a promotion vehicle for Barris Kustoms of Lynwood, California. The build was completed in 1957.
Bob Schremp's 1954 Chevrolet Bel-Air of Norwalk, California was restyled by Branson's Custom Shop in the mid 1950s. In 1956 Bob's Chevrolet received a scallop paint job by Larry Watson. The paint job was done in the driveway of Watson's parents, and it was the first car Watson gave a scallop paint job.
George Pillion's 1955 Chevrolet Convertible of Whippany, New Jersey. George's Chevrolet, known as The Sportsman, was restyled by Korky's Kustom Shop.
Harry Costa's 1941 Ford Convertible of San Francisco, California was restyled between 1953 and 1956. Harry, who was a member of the San Francisco Pacers, did most of the work himself.
Gil Ayala's 1955 Ford Thunderbird of East Los Angeles, California. Known as the Wild Bird, the car was restyled by Gil and Al Ayala at Gil's Auto Body Works. The first version was completed in 1956.
Harry Hoskin's 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air of Maricopa, California. Restyled by Barris Kustoms, the car went trough several iterations. The first version was completed in 1955.
George Barris' 1956 Continental Mark II was restyled by Barris Kustoms in 1956. The Lincoln was George's personal driver, and he owned it for about a year.

Contents and Featured Cars

George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart
Lyle Lake's 1952 Buick - The Blue Danube
Sam Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Convertible
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford
James P. Butler's 1955 Studebaker
Bud Campbell's 1955 Plymouth
Tom McNamara's 1955 Chevrolet
Buddy Alcorn's 1957 Ford
Lowell Helms' 1950 Ford Tudor
Larry Watson's 1950 Chevrolet - The Grapevine
Bob Schremp's 1954 Chevrolet Bel-Air
Dick Wise's 1952 Ford
Jim Conley's 1949 Plymouth
Pat Patterson's 1949 Ford Tudor
Rudy Dethloff's 1953 Studebaker
Kermit Hanson's 1957 Buick
George Barris' 1956 Continental Mark II
Hal B. Hayes' 1957 Cadillac
George Pillion's 1955 Chevrolet Convertible - The Sportsman
Eddy Dameral's 1949 Chevrolet
Frank Livingston's 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline - The Caribbean
Ronnie Leal's 1953 Chevrolet
Bob Alberigi's 1953 Chevrolet
Elwyn Carlson's 1954 Chevrolet
Elwyn Carlson's 1955 Chevrolet
Eric Bracher's 1956 Chevrolet
Jerry Feigner's 1955 Chevrolet
Kenneth Peterson's 1946 Ford - Artic Sand
Harry Costa's 1941 Ford
Charles Barger's 1949 Ford
Frank March's 1949 Ford
James Pagliarulo's 1949 Ford Convertible
Harold Whitehead's 1949 Ford
James J. Pacera's 1949 Ford
Robert L. Smith's 1950 Ford Club Coupe
Pete Millino's 1950 Ford
Jim Button's 1950 Ford
Joan Vander Kamp's 1950 Ford
Robert Ludwig's 1951 Ford
Ron Hart's 1951 Ford Club Coupe
Gene Swanson's 1954 Ford
John Major's 1954 Chevrolet
LeRoy Goulart's 1951 Ford
Bob and Dick Polhamus' 1951 Mercury Convertible
Don Chaves' 1953 Mercury
King Baker's 1957 Mercury
Ed Russell's 1952 Mercury
Buddy Alcorn's 1950 Mercury
Dick Soderquist's 1954 Mercury
Robert La Briola's 1954 Oldsmobile
Kent Boots Garner's 1955 Oldsmobile
Tim Mahoney's 1956 Oldsmobile
LeRoy Heindrichs' 1947 Plymouth
LeRoy Bean's 1947 plymouth
Dick Gonzales' 1955 Studebaker
Ronnie Dulin's 1956 Plymouth Fury
The Astra Coupe
Jim Pitt's 1955 Chevrolet Corvette
Rudolph Valenlino's 1954 Chevrolet Corvette
Henry McCormack's Custom
Archie Moore's 1954 Jaguar
Earl Bruce's Mercedes-Bens 300 SL
Barry Goldwater's 1953 Jaguar XK-120
Bob Woods' 1952 MG-TD
M. A. Adams' Meteor Custom
Jimmy Wells' Custom
J. M. Heumann's 1952 Singer
Bob May's Austin-Healey
Bob Sorrell's Porsche Speedster
Jerry Anolik's 1955 Ford Thunderbird
Gil Ayala's 1955 Ford Thunderbird - The Wild Bird
Golden Palmer' Thunderbird
Phil Sheehan's Thunderbird
Phil Sheehan's Thunderado
The Gaylord Grand Prix
Ronnie Dragoo's 1954 Mercury
Larry Lee's 1952 Chevrolet
Harry Hoskin's 1955 Chevrolet
Rod & Custom Magazine’s Dream Truck
Salvadore La Bue's 1950 Chevrolet
John Hychko's 1956 Ford
Al Graham's 1955 Chevrolet Pickup
Joe Botti's 1955 Ford Pickup
Bruce Geisler's 1951 GMC
Albert Zamora's 1955 Ford



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