Don Kilby's 1951 Ford

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The Slick Vic as it appeared while Don Kilby owned it. Photo courtesy of Luke Karosi.
The Ford as it appeared before Dick Dean chopped it at Barris Kustoms. Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
The Slick Vic as it sat when Dave Pareso advertised it for sale on Facebook in October of 2020. Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.
Photo courtesy of Dave Pareso.

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.[1]


In 2005 the car owned by Rocky Burris. Burris came across the car on eBay. He bid, and he won, becoming the caretaker of the old custom. The same year it was featured in Kustoms Illustrated Issue 8.


For Sale

In October of 2020 the Slick Vic was owned by Dave Pareso of Fountain, Colorado. Dave advertised the car for sale on Facebook, asking USD $30,000 for the old custom. Click here to check out Dave's Facebook ad.


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