Larry Cantor's 1953 Ford

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As it appeared in Car Craft January 1958. Photo by Bob Hardee.
Photo by Bob Hardee.
Photo by Bob Hardee.
Photo by Bob Hardee.
Photo by Bob Hardee.

1953 Ford Club Coupe restyled by Styler's Custom in San Diego & Jack's Auto Shop for Larry Cantor of California. The car was nosed and decked, however the door handles were kept. The grille assembly was actually of a 1956 Ford. The headlights were frenched, and the hood corners were rounded. The stock bumpers were used, but the guards were taken off to achieve a cleaner appearance. Two notches were cut in the rear fender to recess the exhaust tips. Bullet-type accessory taillights were shortened and molded to the fenders, a rather easy job that changes the lines to flow more from a side view. The side trim was made by combining a set of two 1955 DeSoto trim. Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps on whitewalls wrapped up the style.[1]

Magazine Features and Appearances

Car Craft January 1958



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