Garden Grove

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Eldon E. Schmidt's 1929 Ford Model A roadster of Garden Grove, California. Eldon bought the car in 1960. It came with holes in the body after a rollbar and safety-belts, indicating that it had been raced on the dragstrip. In 1962 he installed a 1958 Chevrolet 283 V-8 engine in the car before he gave it a Metallic paint job and a more contemporary look. In 1995 the car was sold to Sweden.
Kalle Jonasson's 1939 Mercury Convertible of Costa Mesa, California. Originally restyled in the 1940s or the 1950s. An earlier iteration of Kalle's Mercury was supposedly spotted in Lynwood, California in 1958. By 1963, it had been repainted in Green Metalflake, and an old photo shows it sitting at a car dealership in San Diego. Kalle bought the car from Dennis Manifor of Garden Grove in May of 1978.

Hot Rods of Garden Grove, California

Eldon E. Schmidt's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster

Custom Cars of Garden Grove, California

Dennis Manifor's 1939 Mercury Convertible
Johnny Rosier's 1953 Mercury
Bill Moore's 1957 Ford Ranchero
Bill Hines' 1957 Lincoln

Custom and Body Shops of Garden Grove, California

California Custom Shop

Upholstery Shops of Garden Grove, California

Lee's Golden Needle
Jim's Top Shop

Citizen of Garden Grove, California

Bill Hines
Bill Moore
Dennis Manifor
Eldon E. Schmidt
Johnny Rosier


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