Legends of the Rod & Custom Hall of Fame

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Norm Grabowski - Norm in the Movies
Jonnie King and Norm Grabowski got together a few years ago at both Darryl Starbird's Tulsa Rod & Custom Show and the KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular in Salina to talk about Norm's remarkable career. Norm was a great story teller, and according to Jonnie he had a perfect and honest way of giving info on any subject he asked him about. In this episode he talks about the "Kookie Car" and how he got into being an actor in Movies and TV Shows. Click here to hear the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net/



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Bo Huff - The Sam Barris Tribute Build
In 2002 Bo Huff started recreating an old Dragerton custom he remembered from his teenage days. At the time, the car belonged to Stan Robles, a buddy of Bo. Before the car came to Utah, it had belonged to Sam Barris. Sam had restyled the car for hsimelf, and won First Place in the Convertible Class at the 1957 National Roadster Show with it.
Click here to hear the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net/



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Darryl Starbird - The Hall of Fame Museum
Jonnie King interviews Darryl Starbird about his Hall of Fame Museum, a lifelong dream that came true. Darryl's concept and idea was to build a Museum and a Hall of Fame to showcase his life's work of internationally known vehicles that he had produced, and to honor the work and craftsmanship of his contemporaries.
Click here to hear the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net/



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Frank Lviningston's 49 Chevy - Close to a Clone
In 1955 Satan's Angels member Frank Livingston debuted his newly restyled 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline at the National Roadster Show. The car went trough three versions before Frank traded it for a 1953 Oldsmobile in 1959. In 2003 Frank returned to the Grand National Roadster Show with a recreation of his first 1949 Chevrolet. In this interview, Jonnie King talks to Frank about his beautiful recreation.
Click here to hear the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net/



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Gene Winfield - Chopping the Jade Idol
Leroy Kemmerer's 1956 Mercury, better known as the Jade Idol, was the car that placed Gene Winfield on the custom car map for real. The build was started in 1958, and it was in fact the first car that Gene ever sectioned. Jonnie King has interviewed Gene about the Jade Idol and how he sectioned it.
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net/



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Bo Huff's Cool '56 Chevrolet - The Hustler
Jonnie King interviews Bo Huff about his 1956 Chevrolet custom called "The Hustler". The car is a tribute to Bo's good buddy John Douglas who owned a turquoise 1956 Chevrolet two-door post back in the 1950s. John cruised around Utah with the car, with Bo riding "shotgun" as he didn't have a car himself back then.
Click here to check out the interview www.legends.thewwbc.net



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George Barris & The Munsters Cars on TV
In a Halloween special episode of the Legends of the Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Jonnie King interviews George Barris about his 1964 appearance in the popluar Munsters TV show. In addition to building a couple of cars for the show, George also drove the Drag-U-La car down the dragstrip in the Hot Rod Herman episode.
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Darryl Starbird's '57 Caddy Brougham Concept: The Shark
Jonnie King interviews Darryl Starbird about his latest project, a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham called "The Shark". Darryl bought the Cadillac around 1983 thinking it would be worth a million dollar if he restored and sold it when he got old. The perfect retirement. As that didn't happen, Darryl decided to go ahead and customize it instead.
Click here to check out the interview at http:www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Chuck Miller's Award Winning '32 Ford Roadster!
Jonnie King interviews Chuck Miller about his latest creation, a 1932 Ford fiberglas roadster he has spent 18 years building. The car made it's debut at the 2013 Detroit Autorama were it won "First In Class", and, a Street Rodder Mag. "Top 100" Pick!
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Gene Winfield: The Story of the Pacifica...From the Beginning!
In 2012 Gene Winfield completed a recreation of The Pacifica, a 1962 Ford Econoline Pick-Up that he built for the Ford Custom Car Caravan in 1962. In this recent interview with Jonnie King Gene talks about the original Pacifica and the recreation.
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Bo Huff: Bo Huff's 36 Ford 2dr..."Corene"
Jonnie King interviews Bo Huff about his latest custom, a 1936 Ford 2dr Slantback called "Corene".
Listen to Bo explaining in every detail how he did the car.
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Gene Winfield: Running From Bonneville to St. Louis
Jonnie King interviews Gene Winfield about his upcoming attendance at the 2013 Bonneville Speed Week. Gene's goes to Bonneville to chase records each year, and for the 2013 event he tells Jonnie that he wants to bring and race the recreation of The Thing and a Nascar-engine powered 1968 Ford Mustang.
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net



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Joe Bailon: Creating "Candy Apple Red" & Building "Miss Elegance"
At the 32th annual KKOA Lead Sled Spectacular in Salina, Kansas in 2012 Jonnie King had the pleasure of meeting the legendary custom builder Joe Bailon for the first time. Joe gave Jonnie a long interview where he told him about his first Candy Apple Paint Job and his first custom, a 1936 Ford Tudor. He also shared some stories on his award winning 1941 Chevrolet "Miss Elegance".
Click here to check out the interview at www.legends.thewwbc.net







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