The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by straykatkustoms, Oct 6, 2014.
Holy cow someone put a LOT of work into that one!!
Love the Olds taillights!
Tony Wood RIP, passed away after completing this T-Bird wagon
This Victoria belongs to my friend Dave Leather out of Pennsylvania. I heard he is going to try like crazy to take it to the CCR this weekend. Hope he makes it. Such a sweet sled! E
I got the new kustom illustrationed and they did a good article on this and the Wild version
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Just thinking out loud...
Another HAMBer posted a pair of early '60s Chevy pickup "nostrils" for sale, and it got me to thinking, couldn't those be turned into some interesting and unusual taillight housings for a kustom?
I can picture putting red lexan behind all of the open areas and wiring it to have some openings as parking lights, some as brake lights and some as turn signals. Of course, youd have to fabricate the "buckets" in which to mount the bulbs.
You could use a portion of the Chevy hood to blend into the bodywork, or form your own openings.
Anyway, thanks for letting me get that out of my system!
'Nother FB appropriation.
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Jeff Myers's 1957 at this year's Stray Kat 500
From Sacramento Autorama in 2016
From Portland Roadster Show 2016
I see that this beautiful Fleetline was customized in the mid-Fifties by Dee Wescott.
Below is the unique, Caddy-topped Merc that Wescott did for Chuck Traaen.
It's still around, I'm happy to report.
Wescott was later known for his high quality fiberglass reproduction Ford bodies.
Dan Landon Chevy...Mmm, I wonder?
Already been on here a few times. Kool enough to post it again.
Yep Wescott worked on a lot of cars in the 50's and early 60's before going into the fiberglass business. He was one of the big names in the Portland area.
I would love to see more current photos of this awesome ride!
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