William Hebal

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Bill Hebal's 1937 Ford Tudor Sedan. Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.
In 1959 Bill traded his 1937 Ford Tudor Sedan for this 1933 Ford 5-Window Coupe. This was Bill's first real hot rod, and it featured a channeled body with a 1956 Buick Nailhead and a 1932 Ford truck grill shell when he bought it. In May of 2020, Bill told Sondre Kvipt of Kustomrama that he believed the car was originally built in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.
Raymond Besasie's X-1 is an an experimental sport custom built by Raymond Besasie of Besasie Engineering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The car is also known as the 1954 Barracuda sports car. Bill owned this in the 1970s. Photo from eBay.
A 1953 Bosley that Bill bought in 1975. He owned it for 10 years before selling it to Ron Kellogg in California.
Bill bought the 1959 Troy Roadster in 1975. He owned it for 37 years before selling it at the 2017 Pebble Beach. Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.
John Dahemi's 1950 Buick Special of Brentwood, California. Dahemi bought the Buick brand new. After seeing Sam Barris' 1950 Buick Sedanette on the cover of Rod & Custom February 1954 he had Gil and Al Ayala chop and restyle the car at Gil's Auto Body Works. Bill bought the car in 1990 after Dahemi had passed away.
Bill purchased the 1946 Reichenback Special in 2003. The roadster was featured in Hot Rod November 1960, and Bill owned it for 16 years before selling it in 2019.
Bill bought Greg Fleury's 1929 Ford Model A Phaeton in 2003. Greg original built the car in 1986 and 1990, and it features a hand-formed steel body, tube frame and a lift-off aluminum top. Bill still owned the car in May of 2020. Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.
Stan Betz's 1939 Bantam. Bill bought the Bantam from Stan in 2011. After enjoying it for nine years, he sold it in 2020.
A 1933 Ford Tudor Sedan that Bill bought after he sold the 1959 Troy Roadster. The car was chopped by Bobby Alloway, and according to Bill, the slanted B-pillars set it apart from most chops.
A 1967 Pontiac Firebird that Bill customized in the early 1970s. He sold it to one of his employees in 1974. In September of 2022, he still owned it after 48 years. Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.
Photo courtesy of Bill Hebal.

William "Bill" Hebal of Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Bill Hebal's Cars

Greg Fleury's 1929 Ford Model A Phaeton
Bill Hebal's 1933 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Bill Hebal's 1933 Ford Tudor Sedan
Bill Hebal's 1937 Ford Tudor Sedan Slantback
Stan Betz's 1939 Bantam
Raymond Besasie's X-1
1946 Reichenback Special
John Dahemi's 1950 Buick Special
Bill Hebal's 1953 Bosley
1959 Troy Roadster


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