Customs Illustrated September 1959

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Sy Gregorich's 1955 Ford Crown Victoria - The Victorian of Detroit, Michigan was restyled by the Alexander Brothers, and was first completed in 1959.
Jim Logue's 1954 Ford convertible of Long Beach, California. Completed in 1958, Jim's Ford featured hydraulic lifts from aircraft surplus parts to alter the ground clearance. Jim's Ford is the first known custom car to be fitted with hydraulic lifts on all four corners, and it might be the very first custom to ever to incorporate this groundbreaking modification. Jim's Ford is also known as "The Fabulous X54."


Contents and Featured Cars

Sy Gregorich's 1955 Ford - The Victorian
Jim Doyle's 1952 Mercury
Frank Goehring's 1958 Chevrolet Impala
Richard Lee Tiago's 1957 Ford Ranchero
Richard Peters' 1929 Ford Model A Pickup - The Ala Kart
Mitch Nagao's 1957 Ford Thunderbird - The Xtura
Jim Seaton's 1959 Chevrolet El Camino
Jerry Anolik's 1955 Ford Thunderbird
Frank Monteleone's 1956 Ford
Jim Logue's 1954 Ford Convertible - The Fabulous X54
Robert Clew's 1958 Chevrolet Corvette
Shirley Barris' 1958 Ford Thunderbird
Chuck Sanders' 1951 Oldsmobile - The Black Panther
Jerry Ledlow's 1952 Ford Tudor
James Ray's 1957 Ford
Jim Truscott's 1956 Ford Victoria
Herb Gellings' 1951 Ford Coupe - The Blue Gator



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