Jay Johnston's 1949 Ford

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Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]
Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]
Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]
Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]
Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]
Photo by Jay Johnston.[1]

1949 Ford owned and restyled by Jay Johnston of Jay's Custom Shop in Compton, California. Jay and his buddy Bill Bowman did all the custom bodywork on the car. They built it from a total, and Jay did the custom paint job in Nitro lacquer. According to Larry Watson, Jay was a superb metal man, and a damn good painter.[2]

Magazine Features

Car Craft January 1955
Car Craft May 1955
Motor Trend September 1955
Trend Book 116 Custom Cars 1955 Annual
Custom Cars January 1958



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