Bob Shelby's 1957 Ford
1957 Ford owned by Bob Shelby of Long Beach, California. Bob was a member of the Cut Outs Car Club. Bob liked the lines of his '57, so he decided to restyle the car with the use of paint and custom upholstery. The only additions to the car was the sidepipes, handmade wheel spinners, spotlights, and chrome bullets in the center of the taillights. Bob's car was painted in Champagne Mist with contrasting scallops and chrome tape. The top had wide paint stripes running from front to rear with a center overlay of chrome tape. The paint theme was duplicated on the top of the dash panel. The paint-matching upholstery was done in rolls and pleats.
Did you enjoy this article?
Kustomrama is an encyclopedia dedicated to preserve, share and protect traditional hot rod and custom car history from all over the world.
- Help us keep Kustomrama and history alive. For as little as 1 USD a month you can become a monthly supporter. Click here to learn more.
- Subscribe to our free newsletter and receive regular updates and stories from Kustomrama.
- Do you know someone who would enjoy this article? Click here to forward it.
Can you help us make this article better?
Please get in touch with us at email@example.com if you have additional information or photos to share about Bob Shelby's 1957 Ford.
This article was made possible by:
SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!
Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can advertise your business on Kustomrama.