Jim Skonzakes

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Jim Skonzakes' 1922 Ford Model T-Bucket. In 1959 Jim bought the famous Kookie T hot rod from Norm Grabowski. After buying the car, Jim brought it to Larry Watson at Watson's House of Style for a cosmetic makeover. Larry gave the car a Rose Pearl paint job with Candy Red flames.
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. Jim bought the truck from George in 1960.
A photo of Jim in one of his favorite cars, a 1976 Buick Electra. The photo was taken when the car was a couple of years old. Photo courtesy of Lee Snorteland.

Jim "Street" Skonzakes of Dayton, Ohio.

Jim Skonzakes' Cars

Norm Grabowski's 1922 Ford Model T Bucket - The Lightning Bug / The Kookie T
Jack Stewart's 1941 Ford
Jim Skonzakes' 1949 Buick
Jim Skonzakes' 1953 Lincoln - The Golden Sahara
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart



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