Phil Kerner's 1959 Chevrolet

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1959 Chevrolet El Camino built by Dave Stuckey for Sharon Kerner and Phil Kerner. Dave removed the door handles, and nosed the car while working at Star Kustom Shop. In 1960 when he opened his own shop, Dave put in the hood scoops on the car, filled the tailgate, frenched the headlights, restyled it with 1954 Mercury taillights, built the grill, and rolled the front pans.

The car was later sold when Phil Kerner passed away. Larry Smith bought the car, and had Dave Stuckey paint it in black for him. Gary Smith bought the car from Larry. Gary sold it to Carson McKeen, who later sold it to Darryl Starbird. Carl Green changed some things on the car for Darryl. He changed the wheel wells, removed the chrome trim on the fins, changed the grille bars, and took the scoops off the hood. The car was also painted candy red.



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