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Features Jeff Myers (aka KKOA Hall Of Famer)

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by straykatkustoms, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. straykatkustoms
    Joined: Oct 30, 2001
    Posts: 9,989



    A lot of highlights this weekend at the Spectacular but the one that stands out the most is Jeff Myers getting into the Kustom Kemps of America's Hall of Fame. We have been watching Jeff build kustoms for years and it is kool that he was recognized for his hard work. Jeff has a free spirit and not afraid to push the kool meter to new heights.

    Congrats Jeff!! We are all very Proud of you.

    When I met Jeff back in the early eighties he was driving around in his chopped short wide.
    chevy pickup.jpg

    Jeff's Galaxie

    Jeff's 57 Caddy

    Jeff loves the open road and has been to California multiple times a year. He builds kustoms for the road and you can tell by the picture below he drives the wheels off of them.


    The Stude
    Some of the kustoms that Jeff built.
    Dennis McPhail's 56 Chevy
    McPhails 56.JPG

    McPhail's 58 Chevy P/U

    Mike Shea's Shoebox


    Shoe's Plymouth

    Jeff making sure the brake lights are working.....

    I'm proud to say, I know Jeff Myers.

    Happy Trails, Mick
  2. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 13,793

    Staff Member

    Way to go Jeff, well deserved
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  3. 34toddster
    Joined: Mar 28, 2006
    Posts: 1,444

    from Missouri

    I like his stuff.
  4. I know Jeff Myers.

    And Mickey, that would be chopped short NARROW. :)
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  5. straykatkustoms
    Joined: Oct 30, 2001
    Posts: 9,989


    Thanks Sancho for posting the Link.
  6. straykatkustoms
    Joined: Oct 30, 2001
    Posts: 9,989


    Last year, Rod Powell did a tribute to Jeff's shop using his magical stir sticks.

  7. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 21,405

    Jalopy Joker

  8. blue collar guy
    Joined: Apr 14, 2004
    Posts: 1,066

    blue collar guy

    Well deserved. The only thing I have to say is what took so long? The premier car builder in the Mid West and KKOA supporter. FBBF I'm proud to be in the same car club as him. I wish I was there to see him get it.
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  9. stanlow69
    Joined: Feb 21, 2010
    Posts: 3,239

    from red oak

    I shook his hand and congradulated him on Saturday when I saw him.
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  10. Congrats Jeff!!! Well deserved....yet I look forward to many more years of great stuff to come. :)
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  11. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,161


    11705213_877701048963370_701208080056017337_n.jpg Lifted from FB.
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  12. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,161


    And today is his birthday. Member # 55 to boot.
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  13. Chris Casny
    Joined: Mar 13, 2006
    Posts: 4,704

    Chris Casny

    Jeff rules, love that guy.
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  14. Dan Greenberg
    Joined: Aug 18, 2008
    Posts: 6,866

    Dan Greenberg
    from Parker, CO

    Huge congratulations from me Jeff! And thanks Mick for starting the thread and the great rundown of some of the cars Jeff has created. I've seen and photographed many of these without knowing their origin.
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  15. Congrats Jeff! Very much deserved!
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  16. Okie Pete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,949

    Okie Pete

    Congrats Jeff , A hard working talented Man.
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  17. finkd
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 1,497

    Alliance Vendor

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  18. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,606

    G V Gordon
    from Enid OK

    Jeff, let me add my congrats to the list. Love the stuff you build and am honored to call you a friend.

    Thought about you Monday as we were coming back from Iowa and passed the Ark City exit sign on I35.

    Good to see you in Dewey this year. Keep the torch lit!
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  19. KandN Kustoms
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 170

    KandN Kustoms

    Always loved his work.
    To have Jeff build me a custom will be the first thing I do after I win the lottery!
  20. Congratulations....Always admired your work...always like seeing your work show up at Autorama.
  21. 39-2dr
    Joined: Jun 4, 2007
    Posts: 284

    from MISSOURI

    Congratulations Jeff being named to the KKOA Hall of Fame. Knowing Dennis and Mick didn't disqualify you either. I love the Caddy. I first saw it when we were parked next to each other at a motel in Denton, Texas on our way to the Roundup in Austin.
  22. love too see 'em drivin! sho and go!
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  23. Jonnie King
    Joined: Aug 12, 2007
    Posts: 2,077

    Jonnie King
    from St. Louis

    Jeff is deserving of every good thing that comes his way ! He's a good friend, and should be in every Hall of Fame that exists !!

    I just unearthed an Interview that Jeff & I did back in 2007. In it he tell's the COMPLETE story of how that stunning El Dorado Seville came together...from the beginning: how he acquired it, what the mods were, the problems he had with it, et al !

    If you haven't heard this yourself a favor simply Click-On-This-Direct Link, listen, learn , and, ENJOY !

    Again, congratulations Jeff ! You are the B-E-S-T !!!

    BTW: Look closely at the pix on Jeff's Interview Page and you'll see the Seville with Steve Stanford & myself Crusin' in it !!!!


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