Dick Page

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Dick's first car, a Model A coupe he chopped, channeled and fit with a Pontiac V-8 engine.
DeWayne Iverson's 1949 Mercury of Tacoma, Washington. DeWayne purchased the car from a lot in Tacoma in 1963. The car had already been customized when he got it, and according to whisperings, the paint job was supposedly the work of Dick Page.
Tim Smith's 1951 Ford Victoria of Tacoma, Washington was restyled by Dick Page in 1965.
Larry Nixon's 1956 Chevrolet Nomad of Tacoma, Washington received a custom paint job by Dick in 1967.
Jimmy Summers' 1940 Mercury convertible of Hollywood, California. The build was completed in 1946. Dick bought the car from current owner Tex Roberts around 1970.
Dick Page's 1932 Ford Sedan along with Denny Hall's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster and Denny Hall's 1951 Mercury in Dick's backyard. Photo by Peter Vincent.

Dick Page of Tacoma, Washington. Dick's first car was a Model A Ford coupe that he bought for 85 dollars. He drove it home and tore it up. The top was chopped, the body channeled over the frame and a Pontiac V-8 installed along with other modifications. The build was never completed, and Dick parted it out after he had gone for a ride in a deuce hot rod.

During high school, Dick was a member of the Tacoma Drag-Ons. In 1960, noted customizer Darrel Christenson taught Dick how to paint. In the early 1960s, Dick helped Louie Chaves show the Jade Idol and the Solar Scene. In about 1964 Dick joined his friends of the Tacoma Capers club instead. He was a Capers member until he joined the Tacoma Toppers. Later on he became a member of L.A. Roadsters.

Dick wrote for Tex Smith for a while.

Dick Page's Cars

Dick Page's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Dick Page's 1932 Ford Roadster
Jimmy Summers' 1940 Mercury Convertible
Dick Page's 1964 Buick Riviera

Cars Painted, Built or Restyled by Dick Page

Dick Page's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe
Chuck Traaen's 1949 Mercury
Bob Jasper's 1949 Oldsmobile
Tim Smith's 1951 Ford Victoria
Jon Thomas' 1952 Chevrolet
Larry Nixon's 1956 Chevrolet Nomad
Bill Perry's 1957 Ford Ranchero
Jeff Young's 1962 Pontiac


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