Difference between revisions of "1966"

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[[File:Bo-gamen-wildbird-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]] Thunderbird of [[Stockholm]], [[Sweden]]. Bo's Thunderbird, named [[the Wild Bird]] was completed in [[1966]]. Bo ran a custom, paint and parts shop called [[Yankee Customs]].|link=Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]]
 
[[File:Bo-gamen-wildbird-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]] Thunderbird of [[Stockholm]], [[Sweden]]. Bo's Thunderbird, named [[the Wild Bird]] was completed in [[1966]]. Bo ran a custom, paint and parts shop called [[Yankee Customs]].|link=Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]]
 
[[File:Howard-gribble-1961-ford-starliner-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]] Starliner of [[Torrance]], [[California]] was restyled by [[Carl Darling]] and [[Howard Gribble]]. The build was completed early in [[1966]]. Unfortunately a truck smashed one side of the car shortly thereafter.|link=Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]]
 
[[File:Howard-gribble-1961-ford-starliner-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]] Starliner of [[Torrance]], [[California]] was restyled by [[Carl Darling]] and [[Howard Gribble]]. The build was completed early in [[1966]]. Unfortunately a truck smashed one side of the car shortly thereafter.|link=Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]]
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[[File:Richard-mikami-1963-chevrolet-profile.jpg|400px|thumb|[[Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Split Window|Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet]] Corvette Stingray of [[Gardena]], [[California]]. Richard installed [[hydraulic lifts]] on the car in [[1966]].|link=Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Split Window]]
 
[[Image:Bob-huffman-1965-profile2.jpg|thumb|400px|The first version of [[Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala, of [[Norwalk]], [[California]], featuring a bumperless front end design, restyled rear end and [[Hydraulics]] on all four corners was completed in 1966.|link=Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]]
 
[[Image:Bob-huffman-1965-profile2.jpg|thumb|400px|The first version of [[Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala, of [[Norwalk]], [[California]], featuring a bumperless front end design, restyled rear end and [[Hydraulics]] on all four corners was completed in 1966.|link=Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]]
 
[[File:Jim-arkin-1965-chevrolet-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala of [[San Fernando Valley]], [[Los Angeles]], [[California]] received a full custom paint job by [[Joe Andersen's Custom Shop]] and [[lifts]] on all four corners by [[Dick & Ron's]] in the summer of 1966.]]
 
[[File:Jim-arkin-1965-chevrolet-profile.jpg|thumb|400px|[[Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala of [[San Fernando Valley]], [[Los Angeles]], [[California]] received a full custom paint job by [[Joe Andersen's Custom Shop]] and [[lifts]] on all four corners by [[Dick & Ron's]] in the summer of 1966.]]
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[[Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]] Thunderbird - [[The Wild Bird]]<br>
 
[[Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford]] Thunderbird - [[The Wild Bird]]<br>
 
[[Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]] Starliner<br>
 
[[Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford]] Starliner<br>
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[[Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Split Window|Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet]] Corvette Stingray<br>
 
[[Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala<br>
 
[[Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala<br>
 
[[Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala<br>
 
[[Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet]] Impala<br>

Revision as of 04:18, 7 December 2019

Bengt Wennergren's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster of Enskedefältet in Stockholm, Sweden was built by Bengt between 1962 and 1966.
Lars-Erik Johansson's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster, of Stockholm, Sweden, was completed in 1966. Named "The Orange Fink", Lars Erik's roadster was known as the lowest showrod of Sweden at the time.
Egeo Barci's 1934 Ford Roadster of São Paulo, Brazil. The build was completed late in 1966, and it might have been the first hot rod of Brazil.
John Erik Baalerud's 1935 Ford Cabriolet of Oslo, Norway. The build was started in 1963 and completed in 1966. In 1968 John Erik became a member of the Nor-Way Custom car club.
Arne Lindstrand's 1955 Chevrolet of Stockholm, Sweden. Arne's Chevrolet was restyled in the 1960s. This is how it appeared at the 1966 Hot Rod Show in Stockholm.
Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird of Stockholm, Sweden. Bo's Thunderbird, named the Wild Bird was completed in 1966. Bo ran a custom, paint and parts shop called Yankee Customs.
Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford Starliner of Torrance, California was restyled by Carl Darling and Howard Gribble. The build was completed early in 1966. Unfortunately a truck smashed one side of the car shortly thereafter.
Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray of Gardena, California. Richard installed hydraulic lifts on the car in 1966.
The first version of Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet Impala, of Norwalk, California, featuring a bumperless front end design, restyled rear end and Hydraulics on all four corners was completed in 1966.
Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet Impala of San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California received a full custom paint job by Joe Andersen's Custom Shop and lifts on all four corners by Dick & Ron's in the summer of 1966.
Bob Stepanion's 1966 Chevrolet El Camino was restyled by Gordy Brown of House of Customs in 1966.
The Dodge Deora is a radical design interpretation of the Dodge A100 forward-control pickup truck. The Deora’s striking lines were penned by California-based designer Harry Bradley. It was built by the Alexander Brothers of Detroit, Michigan. The build was started in 1964 and completed in 1966. Once completed the unique creation was honored with the coveted Ridler Award at the 1967 Detroit Autorama.
The 1966 Showtime Sweden Örebro show was held January 6 thru 9, 1966 at Görtz Motor in Örebro, Sweden.

<-- 1965 - 1960s - 1967 -->

Tommy Sanders' 1939 Ford was put in storage in 1966.


Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1966

Bengt Wennergren's 1931 Ford Model A Roadster
Lars-Erik Johansson's 1931 Ford Roadster - The Orange Fink
Egeo Barci's 1934 Ford Roadster
John Erik Baalerud's 1935 Ford Cabriolet


Custom Cars Restyled or Completed in 1966

Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird - The Wild Bird
Howard Gribble's 1961 Ford Starliner
Richard Mikami's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Bob Huffman's 1965 Chevrolet Impala
Jim Arkin's 1965 Chevrolet Impala
Nick Hoogoian's 1965 Chevrolet Malibu
Bob Stepanion's 1966 Chevrolet El Camino
The Dodge Deora


Custom Car and Hot Rod Clubs Established in 1966

Spades of Melbourne


Custom Car and Hot Rod Shows of 1966

Hot Rod Festival Linköping
Hot Rod Festival Masthugget
Showtime Sweden Örebro




 

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