Einar Valsjø

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Einar Valsjø's 1951 Chevrolet. This was Einar's first car, that he built it in 1963.
Einar Valsjø's 1952 Mercury of Trondheim, Norway was one of the first custom cars of Norway. The build was completed around 1963.
Einar painting an AMC Javelin. Photo courtesy of Einar Valsjø Custom Cars.
Another photo of the AMC Javelin that Einar painted. Photo courtesy of Einar Valsjø Custom Cars.
The Javelin from the rear. Photo courtesy of Einar Valsjø Custom Cars.
Einar Valsjø's 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass convertible was completed the night before the 1974 Motormesseshow in Nidarøhallen in Trondheim. It featured Einar's first show paint job, and it was the first show painted car of Norway..
Einar in front of Kjell Finckenhagen's 1970 Plymouth Cuda that he gave a custom paint job in the early 1970s. Photo courtesy of Einar Valsjø Custom Cars.
Bjørn Tømmervik's 1970 Dodge Charger of Trondheim, Norway featured a custom paint job by Einar.
Knut Svea's 1963 Buick Riviera received a custom paint job by Einar around 1974 - 1975. Photo courtesy of Einar Valsjø Custom Cars.
Einar Valsjø's Mako Shark. The first version of Einar's show car Corvette, The Mako Shark hit the roads of Trondheim in 1976.
The second version of the Mako Shark, also known as Mako Shark II was completed in June of 1980. Unfortunately this version burned to the ground in 1983.
The burnt down remains of the Mako Shark II were rebuilt into the Mako Shark III. The third version of the Mako Shark was completed in 1985.
Einar Valsjø's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe, The Trønder Kid. The build was started shortly after Einar had completed the third version of the Mako Shark in 1985. The build was completed in 1988.
The second version of the Trønder Kid, also known as the Trønder Kid II.
Einar Valsjø's 1946 Dodge Business Coupe, named Shadow, was completed in 2010.

Einar Valsjø (1943 - 08.05.2014) is a custom car builder an painter from Trondheim, Norway. In 1963 Einar built his first car, a 1951 Chevrolet. After the Chevrolet was completed, he began customizing a 1952 Mercury. Much of the work on the Mercury was done outside, during the winter. Once completed, the Mercury became one of the first custom cars of Norway. Einar went on to build an paint many cars, for himself and for other. Einar is best known for his Mako Shark show car. A customized Corvette that hit the show circuit of Norway in three different versions.


Einar passed away 08.05.2014.


Einar Valsjø's Cars

Einar Valsjø's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe - The Trønder Kid
Einar Valsjø's 1946 Dodge Business Coupe - Shadow
Einar Valsjø's 1951 Chevrolet
Einar Valsjø's 1952 Mercury
Einar Valsjø's 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Einar Valsjø's 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Mako Shark


Cars Painted or Restyled by Einar Valsjø

Einar Valsjø's 1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe - The Trønder Kid
Einar Valsjø's 1946 Dodge Business Coupe - Shadow
Einar Valsjø's 1952 Mercury
Knut Svea's 1963 Buick Riviera
Einar Valsjø's 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Einar Valsjø's 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray - Mako Shark
Bjørn Tømmervik's 1970 Dodge Charger
Kjell Finckenhagen's 1970 Plymouth Cuda



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