1955 was a quite a year. In 1954 Chevrolet introduced its brand new V8 engine for its 1955 Chevrolet. In May, legendary racer Bill Vukovich was killed at the Indy 500, later on, September 30, 1955, James Dean was killed in a car crash.
Hot Rods Built or Completed in 1955
Norm Grabowski's 1922 Ford Model T Bucket - "The Lightning Bug"/"The Kookie T"
Bill Peterson's 1932 Ford Roadster
Bruce Olson's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Ted Sitterley's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Garret Walther's 1940 Ford Coupe
Streamliners built or Completed in 1955
Custom Cars Restyled or Completed In 1955
Bill Smith's 1934 Ford Roadster Custom
Donald J. Hyland's 1939 Ford Coupe
Tommy Sanders' 1939 Ford 4-door Phaeton - The Red Bird
Frank Monteleone's 1941 Ford
John Sak's Second 1941 Ford Convertible
Jack Telnack's 1941 Mercury Convertible
Frank Livingston's 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline
George Contaoi's 1949 Oldsmobile Fastback
Ted Leventhal's 1950 Chevrolet Convertible
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford Coupe - The Del Mar
Buddy Alcorn's 1950 Mercury
Norman Brown's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline
Tony "Poncho" Rizzio's 1951 Chevrolet - Earth Angel
Larry Ernst's 1952 Ford Convertible - Pharaoh's Pacer
Herb Conway's 1954 Mercury
Merlin Windham's 1955 Buick
Bob Palmer's 1955 Ford Thunderbird - The Golden Bird
Custom Car and Hot Rod Clubs Founded in 1955
Car Shows Held in 1955
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