Battle Creek

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Jerry Drake's 1955 Ford Fairlane of Lansing, Michigan was restyled by Ed Blaisdell of Blaisdell Body Shop. Jerry is a well known Michigan pinstriper that operated under the name "Spider the Crazy Painter." He bought the Ford, known as "India Ivory" in 1957, and it went through several modifications between 1957 and 1959. In 1959 the car was sold to Battle Creek, Michigan.
Lee Bailey's 1955 Ford Convertible of Battle Creek, Michigan. Lee was a member of the Automotive Engineers of Battle Creek. The Ford was his first car. His dad bought it for him in 1960, and he helped him restyle it the same year.
Al Smith's 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air of Battle Creek, Michigan. Smith was a member of the Cereal City Rod and Custom Club, and his Bel-Air featured a white rolled and pleated that was stitched in Tijuana, Mexico.

Custom Cars of Battle Creek, Michigan

Jerry Drake's 1955 Ford Fairlane - India Ivory
Lee Bailey's 1955 Ford Convertible
Al Smith's 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air

Hot Rod and Custom Car Clubs of Battle Creek, Michigan

Automotive Engineers of Battle Creek
Cereal City Rod and Custom Club

Citizens of Battle Creek, Michigan

Al Smith
Lee Bailey


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