Darryl Smith's 1960 Ford

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Roger Rennie built a model car replica of the Starliner that he's looking for.

Lost and Found

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."[1]


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 mail@kustomrama.com if you have any info to share about the car.




 

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