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Gil Ayala's 1951 GMC was found on a wrecking yard in Albuquerque.
Glen Hooker's 1939 Mercury Convertible of Burbank, California. Known as "The Caribbean," the car was restyled by Valley Custom in 1954. Eddie Corbin of Albuquerque, New Mexico bought the car around 1962.
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe of Salt Lake City, Utah. The build was started in 1954, when Ron was 15 years old. The first iteration of the coupe was completed in 1955. Ron's coupe ran under flathead and later Cadillac power, competing in B/Altered at strips around Utah. In 2006 the car was located in Albuquerque.
John Lane's 1924 Ford Model T Roadster Pickup of San Leandro, California. Lane purchased the Model T in the 1940s. The build was started in 1951 and completed late in 1956. It made its debut at the 1957 National Roadster Show in Oakland. After Lane passed away in 1989, his daughter moved the car to her place in Albuquerque.

Hot Rods of Albuquerque, New Mexico

John Lane's 1924 Ford Model T Roadster Pickup
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe

Custom Cars of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Glen Hooker's 1939 Mercury Convertible - The Caribbean
Bob Sanchez' 1954 Mercury

Car Shows of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Rumbler Thunder

Citizen of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bob Sanchez


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