Gerry Moree's 1955 Ford
1955 Ford Fairlane restyled by Robbie Martinez, owner of Broadway Auto Body Shop in Chula Vista, California for Gerry Moree of South Carolina. While Gary's ship, the U.S.S. Lexington docked in San Diego for a few months, his chance to build a custom car came true! He drove the car to Robbie, which shaved the hood, doors and deck lid to give the car a cleaner look. A 1954 Chevrolet grille bar and parking light assembly was installed, along with a set of 1956 Oldsmobile headlight rings. The stock side trim was removed and replaced with 1955 DeSoto trim, which separated the Sierra Gold and white. Martinez also constructed a seat of neat airscoops on the bottom of the rear fenders, with small chrome teeth in the openings. The taillights featured shades built right onto the stock housings with 1956 Oldsmobile lenses butted to the bulkheads. The car was lowered 4 inches both front and rear. The car was also fit with a tuck & roll interior.
Magazine Features and Appearances
Did you enjoy this article?
Kustomrama is an encyclopedia dedicated to preserve, share and protect traditional hot rod and custom car history from all over the world.
- Help us keep history alive. For as little as 2.99 USD a month you can become a monthly supporter. Click here to learn more.
- Subscribe to our free newsletter and receive regular updates and stories from Kustomrama.
- Do you know someone who would enjoy this article? Click here to forward it.
Can you help us make this article better?
Please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional information or photos to share about Gerry Moree's 1955 Ford.
This article was made possible by:
SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!
Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can advertise your business on Kustomrama.