Stan Betz's 1939 Bantam

From Kustomrama
Jump to: navigation, search
Stan-betz-1939-bantam-for-sale-may-2020.jpg
Stan-betz-1939-bantam-for-sale-may-2020-2.jpg
Stan's Bantam was featured on the cover of Street Rodder March 1981.
The Bantam did also appear in one of Dave Bell's iconic cartoons.


1939 Bantam originally owned by Stan Betz. Stan purchased the Bantam in 1955. In 1962 he started to build it into a custom sprinter, installing a brand new 1962 Chevrolet 4 cylinder crate motor that he hopped up. Larry Licon restyled the body, adapting a 1932 Ford windshield to the cowl. Stan mixed the custom candy paint colors and Paul Knierim applied the beautiful yellow and blue candy paint job. Von Dutch did the striping and Don Edmunds, longtime sprint car builder fashioned a pair of aluminum bucket seats and the car was turned over to Whitey in Seal Beach to trim the interior.


For Sale

Featured on the cover of Street Rodder March 1981, Bill Hebal has owned the car for nine years. Bill has decided to sell the car, and he is now looking for a new caretaker for the historic Bantam. The car is located in Door County, Wisconsin. Get in touch with Bill at whebal@yahoo.com for more info and photos.


Magazine Features and Appearances

Street Rodder March 1981




 

Did you enjoy this article?

Kustomrama is an encyclopedia dedicated to preserve, share and protect traditional hot rod and custom car history from all over the world.




Can you help us make this article better?

Please get in touch with us at mail@kustomrama.com if you have additional information or photos to share about Stan Betz's 1939 Bantam.


This article was made possible by:

SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!

Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can advertise your business on Kustomrama.


Personal tools
Help us
facebook