Ernie Szelesi's 1934 Ford

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An early construction photo of Ernie with the Ford taken in Lincoln Park. Photo from the HAMB.
A photo of the Goldbrick next to the Golden Nugget. The original rolled and pleated interior from the Golden Nugget ended up in Ernie's convertible when Marty installed the diamond tuck interior. Ernie was a good friend of Marty, and his 34 was built as a copy of Marty's 34. Photo courtesy of Larry Jordon.
Photo courtesy of Larry Jordon.
GoldBrick.jpg
The Goldbrick as it appeared January 6, 1988.


1934 Ford Convertible restyled by Bill Hines for Downriver Modified member Ernie Szelesi.[1] Ernie's 34 was built as a clone of Marty Ribits' 1934 Ford, another Bill Hines custom. Fellow club member Lew Wolff helped Ernie build the car.[2]


Marty and Ernie where good friends. Around 1956 Marty Ribits installed a diamond tuck interior in his 34, and the original rolled and pleated interior from his car was installed in Ernie's car.[1]


Magazine Features

Car Craft October 1958


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Larry jordon
  2. Louis Lapham





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