1955 was a quite a year. In 1954 Chevrolet introduced its brand new V8 engine for its 1955 Chevrolet. In May, legendary racer Bill Vukovich was killed at the Indy 500, later on, September 30, 1955, James Dean was killed in a car crash.
Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1955
Bruce Olson's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Streamliner built or Completed in 1955
Custom Cars Restyled or Completed In 1955
Donald J. Hyland's 1939 Ford Coupe
Tommy Sanders' 1939 Ford 4-door Phaeton - The Red Bird
Frank Monteleone's 1941 Ford
John Sak's Second 1941 Ford Convertible
Jack Telnack's 1941 Mercury Convertible
George Contaoi's 1947 Mercury Coupe
Frank Livingston's 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline
George Contaoi's 1949 Oldsmobile Fastback
Ted Leventhal's 1950 Chevrolet Convertible
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford Coupe - The Del Mar
Buddy Alcorn's 1950 Mercury
Tony "Poncho" Rizzio's 1951 Chevrolet - Earth Angel
Larry Ernst's 1952 Ford Convertible - Pharaoh's Pacer
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury
Bob Palmer's 1955 Ford Thunderbird - The Golden Bird
Custom Car and Hot Rod Clubs Founded in 1955
Car Shows Held in 1955
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