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Ken Atkinson's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Joe Brienza's 1936 Ford 3-Window Coupe, of West Islip, New York, was restyled in 1956, featuring Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Jon R. Ford's 1937 Ford convertible of La Porte, Indiana. The Ford was Jon's first car, and he got it in 1957 when he was 13 years old. The build was completed sometime between 1957 and 1959. It was dressed up with Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
George Contaoi's 1941 Mercury Coupe of San Bernardino, California. George was a member of the San Bernardino Krankers car club. He bought the Merc in 1952, began restyling it in 1953, and completed the build in 1956. The work was performed by George, Al Andrade, and Dick Richardson at Dick Richardson's Custom Shop. George dressed the car up with Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Paul Lopez' 1948 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
Vern LaCoursiere's 1949 Ford coupe of Tacoma, Washington. The Ford was his first car, and he bought it and restyled it in 1957, when he was 19 years old. The car was fit with Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Buddy Alcorn's 1950 Mercury was originally restyled by the Ayala Brothers at Gil's Auto Body Works for an undisclosed owner in 1952. Buddy Alcorn of Dominguez, California acquired the car in 1955 and promptly took it to Barris Kustoms for further enhancements. 1957 marked another pivotal moment for the Merc when Buddy traded it for Dick Jackson's 1957 Ford. Jackson, who ran Advanced Custom Paints in Compton, California, infused new life into the Merc with a two-tone paint scheme, pinstriping, dual spotlights, and Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Robert Martinez' 1950 Oldsmobile 98 of San Diego, California. Robert restyled the car while working at Styler's Custom Shop. The build was completed around 1955 - 1956, featuring Olds Fiesta hubcaos.
George Jezek's 1949 Chevrolet 2-Door Sedan of West, Texas. Jezek was a local pinstriper and a founding member of the Eliminators of West car club. Known as The Candy Cart, Jezek's Chevrolet went through several modifications during the late 1950s and the 1960s. Jezek bought the car in 1958. The first thing he did to it was install Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Ross Barnes' 1951 Chevrolet of Lynwood, California as it appeared in 1958. This version featured Fiesta hubcaps.
Tommy D'Amico's 1952 Chevrolet Convertible of Lynwood, California. Tommy bought the car from Leon Welmas. After buying it, he restyled it further and had Gaylord's Kustom Shop stitch a new interior for it. In April of 1955 the car featured Fiesta hubcaps.
Jim Genty's 1952 Ford Victoria of Miles City, Montana. Jim's Ford, named "Nugget", was restyled by Jim and some friends in 1957. It was dressed up featuring Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Ron Lerdahl's 1952 Ford Convertible, of Salt Lake City, Utah, as it appeared in 1958 running Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Sandy Kroll's 1953 Chevrolet, of Lakewood, California was restyled by Frank Sonzogni and Schelhaas Custom Shop. The painting was done by George Newton, and striping by Dean Jeffries.
Dick DeCarver's 1953 Ford hardtop of Salt Lake City, Utah. Dick was a member of the Falcons of Salt Lake City car club, and in 1960 his Ford was fit with Fiesta hubcaps.
Larry Cantor's 1953 Ford Club Coupe, of California was restyled by Stylers Custom & Jack's Auto Shop some time between 1955 and 1957. When it was featured in Car Craft January 1958 it featured Oldsmobile Fiesta Hubcaps.
Jack Preston's 1953 Studebaker, was restyled by Jack and his brother Jim Preston of Tacoma, Washington.
Andy Belusko's 1954 Ford of Whippany, New Jersey featured Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury of Lynwood, California. Herb bought the Merc in December of 1954. He had Kinch's Body Shop paint it, before Earl Harman and Dean Jeffries pinstriped it. This version featured Fiesta hubcaps.
Ronnie Fossen's 1954 Studebaker of Compton, California. Ronnie's Studebaker was restyled in the mid or late 1950s.
Dave Jorgenson's 1955 Mercury convertible of Salt Lake City, Utah. Dave was a member of the Falcons of Salt Lake City, and his Mercury featured Oldsmobile Fiesta style hubcaps].
Wayne Christensen's 1957 Ford Ranchero of Norwalk, California. Wayne purchased the Ranchero in 1957. It was a pristine powder blue, a sight to behold and a canvas ready for the youthful ingenuity of the Christensen brothers. Without missing a beat, Wayne and his older brother Keith immediately lowered it to the ground. It was then adorned with real Appleton spotlights and Oldsmobile fiesta hubcaps that added a touch of elegance. In 2023, Keith told Kustomrama that having the Ranchero lowered "on the ground" was "the most a kid in high school could afford back then." Photo from The Keith Christensen Collection.
Ken Sowers' 1956 Plymouth of San Jose, California was restyled by Wirth's Body Shop in 1958. Ken's Plymouth was dressed up with Oldsmobile Fiesta hubcaps.

Cars Featuring Fiesta Hubcaps

Alexander Brothers' 1931 Ford
Ken Atkinson's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Bill Wieser's 1932 Ford Roadster
Jerry Sprague's 1932 Ford Roadster
Earl Phillips' 1936 Ford
Joe Brienza's 1936 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Jon R. Ford's 1937 Ford Convertible
George Contaoi's 1941 Mercury Coupe
Paul Lopez' 1948 Buick Roadmaster Convertible
George Jezek's 1949 Chevrolet 2-Door Sedan - The Candy Cart
Jim Hurley's 1949 Ford
Kasper Kårbø's 1949 Ford Tudor - Pandoras Box
Vern LaCoursiere's 1949 Ford Coupe
Hank Bisetti's 1949 Mercury
Jim Conley's 1949 Plymouth
Damon Richey's 1950 Chevrolet Bel Air
Don Bliss' 1950 Ford Convertible
George Wagstaff's 1950 Ford Tudor
Hector Arevalo's 1950 Ford
Lowell Helms' 1950 Ford Tudor
Dick Jackson's 1950 Mercury
Hank Barnum's 1950 Mercury
Larry Lorenzo's 1950 Mercury Convertible
Robert Martinez' 1950 Oldsmobile 98
Frank Regret's 1951 Chevrolet Sedanette
Jerry Sahagon's 1951 Chevrolet
Ron Thronson's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline
Ross Barnes' 1951 Chevrolet
Dave Bugarin's 1951 Mercury
Phil Hernandez' 1951 Mercury four-door
Philip Sauers' 1951 Mercury
Robert Johnson's 1951 Oldsmobile 98
Larry Lee's 1952 Chevrolet
Tommy D'Amico's 1952 Chevrolet Convertible
Jim Genty's 1952 Ford Victoria - Nugget
Ron Lerdahl's 1952 Ford Convertible
Sandy Kroll's 1953 Chevrolet
Dick DeCarver's 1953 Ford Hardtop
Larry Cantor's 1953 Ford Club Coupe
Don Chaves' 1953 Mercury
Jerry Cole's 1953 Mercury
Jack Preston's 1953 Studebaker
Bob Schremp's 1954 Chevrolet Bel-Air
Andy Belusko's 1954 Ford
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury
Ronnie Fossen's 1954 Studebaker Starlight Coupe
George Long's 1955 Chevrolet
Jim Ashley's 1955 Chevrolet
Perry Gardner's 1955 Chevrolet
Ronnie Reishert's 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air
Leon Clutterham's 1955 Ford F-100
Vartan Davidian's 1955 Ford F-100
Dave Jorgenson's 1955 Mercury Convertible
Ed Hoban's 1956 Chevrolet
Phil White's 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air
John Cox's 1956 Mercury
Ken Sowers' 1956 Plymouth
Dave Jenkins' 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air
Wayne Christensen's 1957 Ford Ranchero


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