Jerry Feigner's 1955 Chevrolet
1955 Chevrolet Bel Air restyled by the father-and-son team, Cut Outs member Jerry Feigner and his father of Wilmington, California. Jerry's car was restyled by altering the side trim and change the front appearance by removing the vertical bars in the grille, installing a 1954 Pontiac grille bar and molding the grille shell. The car was nosed, decked and shaved for handles to appear a cleaner appearance. The car was lowered 5 inches all around, full-length lakes pipes and Buick hubcaps trimmed with gold bullets were added.
"Lil Honey Bee"
Once the bodywork was done, Jerry's Chevrolet was painted 1958 Chevrolet Anniversary Gold. Mike Clines painted Parakeet Green scallops and pinstriped the car in his father's garage in Long Beach in 1958. He also added the name "Lil Honey Bee" to the rear quarter panel and dressed it up with chrome tape on the roof.
Jerry and his father upholstered the interior in a pleated two-tone scheme of white and gold. All the window moldings were chrome plated. Later on, the car was fitted with Oldsmobile hubcaps, spotlight, and an air horn.
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