Motor Life July 1958

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Joe Castro's 1955 Ford Thunderbird of Hayward, California. Known as "The CandyBird," Castro's Thunderbird was restyled by Joe Bailon at Bailon's Custom Shop in 1957. The CandyBird is believed to be the second car to have been painted Candy Apple Red. The first being Jerry Sahagon's 1951 Chevrolet.

Motor Life July 1958 - Volume 7, Number 12.

Editorial Staff

D. N. Werner - Editor
James Miller - Associate Editor
Ken Fermoyle - Detroit Editor
Marsh Grey - Art Director
Barney Navarro - Engineering Editor

Contents and Featured Cars

Bob Metz' 1950 Buick - The XM105
James P. Butler's 1955 Studebaker
Ron Dunn's 1950 Ford - The Monte Carlo
Bob Metz' 1955 Buick
James Ray's 1957 Ford
Bob McNulty's 1955 Chevrolet Corvette
Raymond Besasie's X-2
Rod & Custom Magazine’s Dream Truck
Johnny Rosier's 1953 Mercury
Roger Miller's 1953 Ford Club Coupe
Dick Jackson's 1957 Ford Thunderbird
Eric Bracher's 1956 Chevrolet
Curt Mendalson's 1950 Ford
Tony Alvez' 1950 Cadillac Convertible
Helen Avila's 1956 Chevrolet - The She Devil
Dave Richardson's 1955 Ford
Ken Nunez' 1957 Ford
Ray Cress' 1956 Mercury
Dave Murdock's 1950 Chevrolet
Steve Berg's 1952 Mercury
Winfield's Custom Shop's 1958 Oldsmobile
Mandy Holder's 1951 Mercury
Bill Carr's 1955 Chevrolet - The Aztec
Dick Del Curto's 1950 Ford
Joe Castro's 1955 Ford Thunderbird - The CandyBird


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