C. E. Johnson's 1939 Ford

From Kustomrama
Jump to: navigation, search
As it appeared in Trend Book 101 Custom Cars

1939 Ford Convertible Coupe restyled by C. E. Johnson of California in the late 1940s. When Johnson began restyling his 1939 Ford, he had no metal experience at all, he just did it as a hobby. However, he became so fascinated that he could not quit! The front end was modified with a homemade grill, made from top and bottom bars from a 1946 Chevrolet, and inverted 1948 Buick center pieces. The top was chopped 2 inches and fit with a metal top covered with fabric, which could easily be unsnapped and removed. The front Fadeaway Fenders and rear fenders, along with the skirts were formed from flat sheet stock. The rear fenders were actually designed before the 1949 Pontiac hit the streets![1]

Magazine Features and Appearances

Trend Book 101 Custom Cars



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.

Can you help us make this article better?

Please get in touch with us at mail@kustomrama.com if you have additional information or photos to share about C. E. Johnson's 1939 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.

Personal tools
Help us