Al Gratz' 1955 Chevrolet
1955 Chevrolet Corvette restyled by Al Gratz of Gratz Body Shop in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Al rebuilt the car from a total wreck, incorporating a few of his own ideas. In the rear, he formed large fins in fiberglass. The fins started in the door panels and rised rearward. Taillights and back-up lights from a 1957 Plymouth were fit in the fins. Rear, and front bumpers were taken from a 1958 Chrysler Windsor. The bumpers had to be shortened in order to fit the narrower Corvette body. Sidetrim, and door handles were removed for a cleaner appearance.
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