In the 1970s the art of hydraulics was still in its "infancy". Everything was a process of trial and error, and people used to drive these cars daily. For a Low Rider, it was usually their only mean of transportation. Cars didn't last long after the abuse the Low Riders would put them trough, and at the junk yard you would find some cars with nice bodies, but with their frames destroyed. Back in the 1970s cars were inexpensive, and if you broke something you just got another car and started work on the new ride.
Hot Rods of the 1970s
Custom Cars of the 1970s
Larry Purcell's 1941 Ford Coupe
John Bozio's 1953 Buick Roadmaster
Howard Gribble's 1956 Ford F-100
Åge Gustavsen's 1956 Ford Crown Victoria Pick Up
Espen Volle's 1957 Plymouth Plaza
Jim Robertson's 1961 Ford
Jack Walker's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette - The Condor
Custom Paint Shops of the 1970s
Custom Painters of the 1970s
Hot Rod and Custom Car Shows of the 1970sPortland Roadster Show
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