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One man power! Huron Valley Road Runners member Dick McPheeter working on a heavily chopped coupe. The photo was taken in Ypsilanti, Michigan in the 1950s. Photo from The Fred Thomas Photo Collection.
Fred Thomas' 1950 Ford Two-Door of Ypsilanti, Michigan. The Ford was Fred's first custom. He got it in 1957 and it was mildly customized, lowered, and dressed up with full ripple wheel discs and handcrafted bubble skirts.
Fred Thomas' 1947 Chevrolet Four-Door Sedan of Ypsilanti, Michigan. The car came from California, and Fred bought it from a fellow from San Bernardino. The Cal owner had been studying at the University of Michigan, and he sold tbe car to Fred before he returned back home to California in 1959.

Custom Cars of Ypsilanti, Michigan

Fred Thomas' 1947 Chevrolet Four-Door Sedan
Dave Jenkins' 1950 Chevrolet
Fred Thomas' 1950 Ford Two-Door
Dave Jenkins' 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air

Citizens of Ypsilanti, Michigan

Dave Jenkins
Fred Thomas


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