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Dave Stuckey's Lil' Coffin Next Generation Project. Photo provided by
Dave Stuckey's 1953 Studebaker pickup of Wichita, Kansas. Dave ran Stuckey Kustom, and the pickup was his personal driver from 1958 to 1960. In 1960 he cut it up.
Ed Pogue's 1953 Ford was restyled by Darry Starbird at Star Kustom Shop in the early 1960s. Named The Glitra, it featured canted quad headlights and a sparking Metalflake paint job. Stuckey rebuilt the car for later owner Jim Opfar, after his wife had an accident with the car some time between 1962-1964.
Dave Stuckey's 1965 Pontiac Catalina of Wichita, Kansas. The build was started in 1967 and completed in 1969. The car was Dave's personal driver, and the overall height of it was drastically reduced by chopping the top 3 inches, sectioning the body 3 inches, channeling it 2 inches and lowering it 6 inches.

Stuckey Kustom was a full custom shop in Wichita, Kansas operated by Dave Stuckey. Dave opened up his shop in 1959 after working for Darryl Strabird and his Star Kustom Shop. Bill Johnson, Bill Tumbleston, Roger Hatchett, and George Huengardt that had worked for Darryl Starbird went on to work at Dave's shop.[1] Not lacking for customers, Dave was soon commissioned to restyle Pat Mulligan's 1958 Chevrolet.

Cars Restyled by Stuckey Kustom

Dave Stuckey's Lil' Coffin
Dave Stuckey's Lil' Coffin Next Generation Project
Dave Stuckey's 1934 Ford
Don Moore's 1940 Ford Coupe
Ronnie Knepp's 1950 Chevrolet Fleetline
Carroll Cardwell's 1951 Ford
Dave Stuckey's 1951 Mercury - The King of Mercs
Ed Pogue's 1953 Ford Hardtop - The Glitra
Dave Stuckey's 1953 Studebaker Pickup
Pat Mulligan's 1958 Chevrolet Impala - The Candy Cart
Phil Kerner's 1959 Chevrolet El Camino
Roy Lane's 1959 Pontiac
Dave Stuckey's 1963 Plymouth
Dave Stuckey's 1965 Pontiac Catalina



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