Stan Betz's 1939 Bantam
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.
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 email@example.com for more info and photos.
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