1949

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Eugene Pereira's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster, was finished in 1949.
Fran Bannister's 1932 Ford Roadster. Completed in 1949, Fran's roadster is one of the first hot rods of New England.
Mac Schutt's 1932 Ford Roadster, of Bel Air, Los Angeles, California. The build took two years, and it was completed in 1949.
Tom Hunt's 1934 Ford roadster of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Tom was a friend of Honest Charley, and he worked for him after-school, helping him fill mail orders. The build was started in 1948 and completed in 1949. Total build time was 15 months.
Harry Keiichi Nishiyama's 1939 Ford convertible of Hilo, Hawaii. Harry's chopped and channeled Ford was built in 1949.
Gil Ayala's 1940 Mercury. Gil's Merc was completed New Years' Day 1949.
George Shugart's 1946 Chevrolet Convertible of Culver City, California was restyled in 1949.
Marcia Campbell's 1949 Chevrolet Convertible was restyled by Barris Kustoms in 1949.

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Oldsmobile introduced their new Rocket overhead vale V8 engines.

Nick Matranga purchased his 1940 Mercury for $650 in 1949.


Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1949

Eugene Pereira's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Fran Bannister's 1932 Ford Roadster
Mac Schutt's 1932 Ford Roadster
Tom Hunt's 1934 Ford Roadster


Custom Cars Built or Completed in 1949

Harry Keiichi Nishiyama's 1939 Ford Convertible
Gil Ayala's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Dean Fellows' 1941 Cadillac Convertible
George Shugart's 1946 Chevrolet Convertible
Vincent E. Gardner's 1947 Studebaker Sportster
Marcia Campbell's 1949 Chevrolet Convertible






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