Don Kilby's 1951 Ford
1951 Ford Victoria owned and restyled by Don Kilby of Kensington, Maryland. While Kilby owned the car, it was featured in Customs Illustrated September 1963, and it became known as the "Slick Vic." Back then, it featured a 5 inch sectioned body. The car changed hands, and in 1977 West Coast Kustoms President Rich Pichette purchased the car. By then the old East Coast Custom had been chopped 4 inches by Dick Dean at Barris Kustoms. Around 1981 Doug Hall bought the car from Pichette.
Sold to Norway
In October of 2020 the Slick Vic was owned by Dave Pareso of Fountain, Colorado. Dave advertised the car for sale on Facebook, where Norwegian custom car enthusiast Bjørn Inge Jansson came across the ad. Bjørn Inge just had to have the car, so he ended up buying it, shipping it across the sea to Norway. April 15, 2021 Bjørn Inge took delivery of the car on the border between Norway and Finland. From there the car went to his garage at Carl Berner in Oslo.
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