1966

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Bengt Wennergren's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster of Enskedefältet in Stockholm, Sweden was built by Bengt between 1962 and 1966.
Lars-Erik Johansson's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster, of Stockholm, Sweden, was completed in 1966. Named "The Orange Fink", Lars Erik's roadster was known as the lowest showrod of Sweden at the time.
Egeo Barci's 1934 Ford Roadster of São Paulo, Brazil. The build was completed late in 1966, and it might have been the first hot rod of Brazil.
Arne Lindstrand's 1955 Chevrolet of Stockholm, Sweden. Arne's Chevrolet was restyled in the 1960s. This is how it appeared at the 1966 Hot Rod Show in Stockholm.
Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird of Stockholm, Sweden. Bo's Thunderbird, named the Wild Bird was completed in 1966. Bo ran a custom, paint and parts shop called Yankee Customs.
Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford Starliner of Torrance, California was restyled by Carl Darling and Howard Gribble. The build was completed early in 1966. Unfortunately a truck smashed one side of the car shortly thereafter.
The first version of Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet Impala, of Norwalk, California, featuring a bumperless front end design, restyled rear end and Hydraulics on all four corners was completed in 1966.
Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet Impala of San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California received a full custom paint job by Joe Andersen's Custom Shop and lifts on all four corners by Dick & Ron's in the summer of 1966.
Bob Stepanion's 1966 Chevrolet El Camino was restyled by Gordy Brown of House of Customs in 1966.

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Tommy Sanders' 1939 Ford was put in storage in 1966.


Contents

Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1966

Bengt Wennergren's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Lars-Erik Johansson's 1931 Ford Roadster - The Orange Fink
Egeo Barci's 1934 Ford Roadster


Custom Cars Restyled or Completed in 1966

Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird - The Wild Bird
Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford Starliner
Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet Impala
Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet Impala
Nick Hoogoian's 1965 Chevrolet Malibu
Bob Stepanion's 1966 Chevrolet El Camino


Custom Car and Hot Rod Clubs Established in 1966

Spades of Melbourne


Custom Car and Hot Rod Shows of 1966

Hot Rod Festival Masthugget

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