Oldsmobile introduced their new Rocket overhead vale V8 engines.
Nick Matranga purchased his 1940 Mercury for $650 in 1949.
Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1949
Eugene Pereira's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Buddy Hinman's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Fran Bannister's 1932 Ford Roadster
Mac Schutt's 1932 Ford Roadster
Tom Hunt's 1934 Ford Roadster
Custom Cars Built or Completed in 1949
Joe "Bud" Simmons' 1936 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Harry Keiichi Nishiyama's 1939 Ford Convertible
Gil Ayala's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Dean Fellows' 1941 Cadillac Convertible
George Shugart's 1946 Chevrolet Convertible
Vincent E. Gardner's 1947 Studebaker Sportster
Marcia Campbell's 1949 Chevrolet Convertible
Hot Rod and Custom Car Clubs Established in 1949
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