Larry Nixon's 1956 Chevrolet

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Larry's Nomad as it looked after Dick Page had given it a fade and flame paint job in 1967. Photo from the Dick Page collection.
Photo from the Dick Page collection.

1956 Chevrolet Nomad owned by Larry Nixon of Tacoma, Washington. In 1967 Dick Page gave Larry's Nomad a fade paint job featuring a candy gold base with candy colors that ranged from yellow to red and dark burgundy. When Larry heard a guy say that the car looked old and faded he got mad and asked Dick if he could add some flames over the fade paint. The car had a stock body, and Dick recalls that the car was classified as a "paint job custom" back then.[1]


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