Rod & Custom August 1953

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Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible, of Los Angeles, California was restyled by Barris Kustoms. The build was completed in 1953. A second version of the Merc, restyled in 1954 was featured in the movie Running Wild along with Bob Hirohata's 1951 Mercury.
Spencer Murray's 1949 Chevrolet of Glendale, California. Spencer worked for Link Paola at Link's Custom Shop when they restyled the car, and he had a heck of a time getting him to work on it. They chopped the top of the car 3 inches in September 1950. We don't know when the build was completed, but Spencer showed it at the 1952 National Roadster Show in Oakland.

Contents and Featured Cars

Paul Janich's 1941 Ford Coupe
Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible
Spencer Murray's 1949 Chevrolet
Bob Hirohata's 1951 Mercury


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