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Tommy D'Amico's 1952 Chevrolet Convertible of Lynwood, California. Tommy bought the car from Leon Welmas. After buying it, he restyled it further and had Gaylord's Kustom Shop stitch a new interior for it.
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury of Lynwood, California. Herb bought the Merc in December of 1954. He had Kinch's Body Shop paint it, before Earl Harman and Dean Jeffries pinstriped it.
Bill Sharpe's 1955 Chevrolet of Lynwood, California. Bill was a founding member and the first President of the Tridents of Southern California car club, and his Chevrolet was restyled in the late 1950s. The car was named "Dracula."
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet truck, the Kopper Kart, was built as a promotion vehicle for Barris Kustoms of Lynwood, California. The build was completed in 1957.
Dean Jeffries' 1956 Porsche 356 Carrera of Lynwood, California, was restyled by Dean. He bought the car after selling his 1947 Mercury in 1957. The build was completed around 1958/1959.
A photo of Carol Lewis' 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air taken in front of the Barris Kustoms Lynwood shop. Carol was Dean Jeffries High School Sweetheart, and her Chevrolet featured a licking flame paint job by Dean. Developed in June of 1957, the photo was taken before the tragic shop fire that took place December 7, 1957. Photo from The George Contaoi Photo Collection.
Dick Jackson's 1958 Ford Thunderbird was restyled in 1958.
Brad Masterson's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline, of Lynwood, California was completed in 2007.

Lynwood has hosted many well known shops during the years, one of them is Gaylord's Kustom Shop.

In 1960 Bill Hines moved back to California from a short stay in Detroit, and opened up Bill Hines Kustom Auto in Lynwood.

Dean Jeffries was born in Lynwood on February 25, 1933


Hot Rods of Lynwood, California

The Shit-T


Custom Cars of Lynwood, California

Don Schaedel's 1940 Ford Tudor Sedan
Erney Gustafson's 1947 Studebaker
Buster Litton's 1949 Ford - The Panoramic Ford
Frank Sonzogni's 1950 Mercury
Brad Masterson's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline
Ross Barnes' 1951 Chevrolet
Tommy D'Amico's 1952 Chevrolet Convertible
Walter Gilder's 1953 Mercury
Dick Jackson's 1954 Mercury
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury
Bill Sharpe's 1955 Chevrolet
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart
Richard Axcell's 1955 Ford Pickup
Dean Jeffries' 1956 Porsche 356 Carrera
Carl Swenson's 1957 Chevrolet
Dick Jackson's 1958 Ford Thunderbird


Shops In Lynwood

Barris Kustoms
Bill Hines Kustom Auto
Cerny's Custom Shop
Chavez American Auto Tops
Earl's Custom Shop
Gaylord's Kustom Shop
Masterson Kustom Automobiles
Mersearu's Body Shop


Events In Lynwood

Fire Party 2009


Citizens of Lynwood, California

Bill Sharpe
Brad Masterson
Dean Jeffries
Dick Jackson
Don Schaedel
Earl Harman
Eddie Martinez
Erney Gustafson
Frank Sonzogni
Herb Conway
Junior Conway
Richard Axcell
Tommy D'Amico
Walter Gilder






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