Buzz Pitzen

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Buzz Pitzen's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster of Los Angeles, California. Buzz was a member of the Challengers of Los Angeles car club. The build was started around 1954, and completed in 1959. Shortly after it was completed, Buzz sold the roadster to Barons of Westchester member John Rasmussen of Westchester, California.
Buzz Pitzen's 1923 Ford fiberglass bodied Model T roadster. Buzz bought the body from Diablo Speed Shop in Walnut Creek, California, and it is believed to be the first fiberglass T Bucket ever made. Known as the Glass Image, the build was completed in 1960, making it the worlds first known Fiberglass T-bucket hot rod.

Buzz Pitzen of Los Angeles, California. Buzz was a member of the Challenger of Los Angeles car club. Around 1954 he started to build his first hot rod, a 1929 Ford Model A roadster. At the time he had a 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline that was nosed and decked. The taillights on the Chevrolet were also removed and replaced with small bike lights. Other modifications included a Naugahyde intertior, a two-carb intake and a Howard cam. The hot rod was completed in 1959. Shortly after he had completed it, he sold it to Barons of Westchester member John Rasmussen of Westchester, California. Buzz sold the roadster so he could buy his first home in Redondo Beach, California. After selling the Model A, Buzz started to build a fiberglass bodied 1923 Ford Model T Roadster.[1]


Buzz Pitzen's Cars

Buzz Pitzen's 1923 Ford Fiberglass Bodied Model T Roadster - The Glass Image
Buzz Pitzen's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Buzz Pitzen's 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline


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