Rodding and Re-styling July 1960

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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.
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc of San Bernardino, California. The build was started in 1950, and completed in the Summer of 1959. Leo wanted to do something different. He wanted to build a custom car mostly from scratch. His initial plans called for building 10 identical custom Mercs, but only one, the prototype, was ever built.

Contents and Featured Cars

The Alexander Brothers Face-lifting a 1959 Chevrolet
Gene Mooneyham's 1934 Ford
Dennis Rosecrans' 1950 Ford
Don Von Dwingelo's 1956 Ford Thunderbird
George Barris' 1955 Chevrolet Truck - The Kopper Kart
Leo Lyons' Ultra Modern Merc
The Emperor
Sonny Morris' 1950 Mercury
Richard Andre's 1925 Ford
Ron Rodden's 1957 Chevrolet Corvette
Jim Seaton's 1959 Chevrolet El Camino

Reader's Cars
Bernie Neybold's 1953 Ford
Geri Jansky's 1947 Ford
Dodson Latham's 1959 Oldsmobile


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