Charles Kemp's 1941 Plymouth
1941 Plymouth Convertible restyled by Al Twitchell for Charles Kemp. The car was restyled in Al's backyard, and Al started the job in May of 1948. After a lot of hard work, the build was completed in July the same year. Al smoothened the body by shaving the hood and deck lid for ornamentation. Outside door handles were removed as well, and fadeaway-fenders and fender-skirts were built up from several odd pieces of sheet stock. The grille was constructed from 1947 - 1948 Plymouth grille-parts. and the chrome stripings were taken from a 1947 Buick. Kaiser taillight lenses were set flush into the rear deck, and late model bumpers were installed front and rear. The car was lowered by installing 3-inch lowering blocks in the rear. Sagging front coils gave the car a level height. Dual spotlights, shortened side trim, custom hubcaps and white-wall tires wrapped up the style.
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