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Supposedly one of the first hot rods of Pittsburg, photographed by Frank DeRosa in 1947. This photo appeared in Technical Low Rider Vol 1 No 1 1982. Photo by Frank DeRosa, courtesy of Technical Low Rider.
Frank DeRosa's 1936 Ford of Pittsburg, California. The car, known as the Joker Car, was restyled after Frank opened up his own custom shop in 1949.
Frank DeRosa's 1951 Ford convertible of Pittsburg, California. Frank's Ford was restyled in the early 1950s.
Mike Malfatano's 1957 Ford of Pittsburg, California. Mike's Ford was originally restyled by Gene Winfield at Winfield's Custom Shop for Jack Smario. Mike bought the car from Jack, and had Winfield redo it for him.
Frank De Rosa's 1966 Buick Riviera of Pittsburg, California. Built by Frank at De Rosa Custom Body and Fender in 1983 the car is also known as "The Golden Piranha."

Custom Cars of Pittsburg, California

Frank DeRosa's 1936 Ford - The Joker Car
Rudy Jaime's 1936 Ford Convertible
John Sal Cocciola's 1938 Chevrolet Convertible
Paul Rizuto's 1940 Ford Convertible
Frank DeRosa's 1951 Ford Convertible
Don Coulter's 1955 Oldsmobile
Jack Smario's 1957 Ford
Mike Malfatano's 1957 Ford
Frank De Rosa's 1966 Buick Riviera - The Golden Piranha

Shops of Pittsburg, California

Divine's Custom Interiors

Citizen of Pittsburg, California

Don Coulter
Frank DeRosa
Jack Smario
John Sal Cocciola
Mike Malfatano
Paul Rizuto
Rudy Jaime

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