B. H. Martin's 1948 DeSoto

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1948 DeSoto Kustom built by B. H. Martin of Illinois. Up front Martin modified the car with a 1948 Cadillac grille. The hood was shaved, and parking lights from a 1949 Mercury were added. The trunk was also shaved, and tail lights from a 1950 Oldsmobile were installed. In order to lower the car in the rear, the rear end was blocked 2 1/2 inches. The car was also fitted with a Carson Top.[1]

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