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A Palley Supply Company catalog from 1957
. Jim Logue
didn't’ have no money when he installed hydraulic lifts
on his 1954 Ford
late in 1957
or early in 1958
, so he bought second-hand hydraulic
parts from Palley. “They had books on it, catalogs on how much, how big, how much stroke, and all this. I couldn’t buy hydraulic cylinders that would stick out the hood, so I had to do measuring and buying things they had that worked. I didn’t know what the catalog numbers were or anything, I just bought stuff I knew that I needed, pumps and everything.
” Ron Aguirre
did also buy his hydraulic parts
from Palley’s for his X-Sonic
Jim Logue's 1954 Ford
convertible of Long Beach
. Completed in 1958
, Jim's Ford featured hydraulic lifts
from aircraft surplus parts to alter the ground clearance. Jim's Ford is the first known custom car to be fitted with hydraulic lifts
on all four corners, and it might be the very first custom to ever to incorporate this groundbreaking modification. Jim's Ford is also known as "The Fabulous X54
," and the hydraulic parts were bought from Palley.
Cars Featuring Hydraulic Lifts by Palley's
Jim Logue's 1954 Ford Convertible - The Fabulous X54
Gordy Brown's 1963 Ford Thunderbird
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