Detroit has given us many well known Hot Rod and Kustom car builders during the years. Mike Alexander and Larry Alexander, better known as the Alexander Brothers are two of the best known Kustom car builders from Detroit.
Another legendary Kustom car builder from Detroit is Bill Hines the Leadslinger. Hines moved to Detroit at the age of ten. In 1941 at the age of 19, he quit school, so he could begin building kustom cars. In 1958 Bill left Detroit, and headed down to California, where he began working for legendary George Barris and Barris Kustoms. One year later, he moved back to Detroit, and continued building kustom cars in Detroit. In 1960 Bill Hines left Detroit for good, and opened up Bill Hines Kustom Auto in Lynwood, California.
Hot Rods of Detroit, Michigan
Customs Cars of Detroit, Michigan
The Alexander Brothers' 1931 Ford Model A Pickup - The Grasshopper]]
Jack Pieknik's 1934 Ford Victoria
Jack Telnack's 1941 Mercury Convertible
K. E. Binder Company's 1948 Lincoln Continental
John Jenick's 1950 Buick
Andy Rae's 1952 Chevrolet
Ray Russell's 1953 Ford Convertible
Sy Gregorich's 1955 Ford
Johnny Krzysik's 1955 Oldsmobile - The Vagabond
Bill Whetstone's 1960 Ford Starliner - The Adonis
Mike Budnick's 1960 Pontiac - The Golden Indian
The Dodge Deora
Homebuilt Cars of Detroit, Michigan
Shops in Detroit, Michigan
Custom Accesory Manufacturers of Detroit, Michigan
Car Shows in Detroit, Michigan
Citizen of Detroit, Michigan
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