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Bud Unger's 1946 Ford Convertible, of Rockville, Maryland was restyled by Bud Unger of Unger Auto Body Company. The build was started in 1950 and completed in 1951. Bud moved to West Palm Beach, Florida in 1956, and brought the Ford along.
Yaril Quintana's 1950 Ford Convertible was completed in January 2011.
Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible, of Los Angeles, California was restyled by Barris Kustoms. The build was completed in 1953. A second version of the Merc, restyled in 1954 was featured in the movie Running Wild along with Bob Hirohata's 1951 Mercury. In 2009 the Merc was owned by Paul and Robert Milhous, and it was a part of their collection of cars in Boca Raton, Florida.
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet truck, the Kopper Kart, was built as a promotion vehicle for Barris Kustoms of Lynwood, California. The build was completed in 1957. By 1961 the truck was owned by Paul Blasberg. Later on Paul moved to Florida, and he brought the Kopper Kart along.
George Barris' 1956 Continental Mark II was restyled by Barris Kustoms in 1956. The Lincoln was George's personal driver, and he owned it for about a year. Brad Clement of Seminole, Florida bought the old custom in 2011.
Yaril Quintana's 1959 Buick Four-Door Hardtop of Hialeah, Florida. Yaril, who runs Yaril's Customs, is planning to have the car all done by the end of September 2013.
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc of San Bernardino, California. The build was started in 1950, and completed in the Summer of 1959. Leo wanted to do something different. He wanted to build a custom car mostly from scratch. His initial plans called for building 10 identical custom Mercs, but only one, the prototype, was ever built. Geoffrey Hacker and Rick D'Louhy of Tampa, Florida bought the car in 2013 and had it restored.
The Don Morris Special of Racine, Wisconsin. Built over a two year period, the build was completed in 1938. In 2017 the car was located in Florida, owned by Don's grandson.
Pinky's Custom Shop of Miami, Florida. The shop was owned by Charlie Naylor.

Customs Cars of Florida

The Don Morris Special
Paul Dicker's 1941 Packard 110 Business Coupe
Bud Unger's 1946 Ford Convertible
Thomas Campbell's 1949 Ford Fordillac
Doray Inc.'s 1949 Willys
C. C. Alexander's 1950 Ford Convertible
Yaril Quintana's 1950 Ford Convertible
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc
Yaril Quintana's 1951 Buick Special
Fred Rowe's 1951 Mercury Convertible
Cilio Guerriere's 1951 Plymouth
The Donz Lancer
Lyle Lake's 1952 Buick - Blue Danube
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart
George Barris' 1956 Continental Mark II
Dean Jeffries' 1956 Porsche 356 Carrera
Yaril Quintana's 1959 Buick Four-Door Hardtop

Custom Shops of Florida

Doray Inc.
Pinky's Custom Shop
Yaril's Customs

Citizens of Florida

Brad Clement
C. C. Alexander
Cilio Guerriere
Geoffrey Hacker
Herbert Unger
H. R. Jenks
James Everett
Lyle Lake
Paul Dickens
Paul Milhous
Robert Milhous
Yaril Quintana

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