Cecilia Gustafsson's 1955 Oldsmobile
Restyled by Old Iron Kustoms
Restyled by Old Iron Kustoms, the body was shaved for trim, emblems, and door handles. The upper portion of the rear quarter panels was extended 3 inches and modified with parts from a 1954 Oldsmobile 98. 1955 Oldsmobile 98 taillights were installed in the modified fenders. Up front, the blinkers were moved from the fender to the grille. It featured custom made glass. The grille bar was moved back 2 inches, and the contours in the hood were extended 8 inches.
Air bags were installed on all four corners when Cecilia bought the car, making it easy for her to adjust the ride height. The rest of the chassis was kept stock during the rebuild. Power came from a 324 Rocket V-8 and a Hydramatic transmission.
Once the bodywork was completed, the car was covered in a two-tone Purple Pearl and Lavender Pearl paint job. "The car got its name with the Swedish spelling to show that it was made in Sweden," Christian of Old Iron Kustoms told Sondre Kvipt of Kustomrama in 2020, adding that many believe they have spelled it wrong. Inside it was dressed up with a white interior. 1955 Cadillac Eldorado Kelsey Hayes Sabre wheels and American Classic 760R15 3 1/4 Inch Whitewall Tires wrapped up the build.
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