Darryl Smith's 1960 Ford
Roger Rennie built a model car replica of the Starliner that he's looking for.
1960 Ford Starliner owned by Darryl Smith. Around 1978-79 the car was for sale in San Jose, California. Roger Rennie missed purchasing the car from Darryl, as another buyer actually bought it while he was at the bank withdrawing the funds, he told Sondre Kvipt of Kustomrama in 2019. Back then it had rolled front and rear pans with a full length 1970 Ford Torino GT taillight and a hideaway grille from the same car. "The interior was upholstered in white diamond tuck with an overhead console," Roger told Kustomrama. "The rear wheel wells were radiused and flared with wide Rocket mag wheels all around. The right rear quarter panel had a frenched antenna by the quarter window."
Where is it now?
According to Roger, rumor has it that the new owner had the car painted black before he wrecked it, and "the 429 engine was removed from the car and put into a ski boat." Roger would love to know if anyone has any info on the whereabouts or the fate of the car. Please get in touch with Kustomrama at email@example.com if you have any info to share about the car.
Did you enjoy this article?
Kustomrama is an encyclopedia dedicated to preserve, share and protect traditional hot rod and custom car history from all over the world.
- Help us keep Kustomrama and history alive. For as little as 1 USD a month you can become a monthly supporter. Click here to learn more.
- Subscribe to our free newsletter and receive regular updates and stories from Kustomrama.
- Do you know someone who would enjoy this article? Click here to forward it.
Can you help us make this article better?
Please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional information or photos to share about Darryl Smith's 1960 Ford.
This article was made possible by:
SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!
Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can advertise your business on Kustomrama.