Johnny Johnson's 1951 Kaiser

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A photo of Johnny buying the Kaiser. At the time it had already been mildly customized, and the photo shows that the hood was shaved for chrome and ornamentation. Photo from The Swanx Photo Collection.
Johnny's Kaiser on the cover of Custom Rodder October 1957.

1951 Kaiser owned by Swanx of Oakland member Johnny Johnson of Oakland, California. Johnny's Kaiser was radically restyled by using Tapox Resin Kit.[1] Once completed, Johnny's car was featured in Rod & Custom January 1957, and it landed the cover of Custom Rodder October 1957 the same year.

Magazine Features

Rod & Custom January 1957
Custom Rodder October 1957



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