Warren Dorrill

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Besides building cars, Warren also rebuilt wrecked airplanes and he specialized in the old Beachcraft Bonanza models. The ones with the V tail. He traveled into Mexico to get wrecked planes and bring them back to rebuild them. He painted Ray Charles's Lear Jet, And one of Vic Morrow's Cadillacs. He also painted some of the planes in the movie Tora, Tora, Tora. To name just a few. Most of his plane work was done in Salinas, California.[1]

A secret about Warren is that with the exceptions of the guns, on every vehicle he painted or built somewhere on it will be a strawberry. This strawberry will usually be in the rear of the vehicle There is a certain way he drew that strawberry as a signature for his work. The strawberry may be a full color strawberry, or it may almost match the color underneath it. But it will be discernible.[1]

Warren Dorrill's Cars

Warren Dorrill's 1949 Ford - The Shark


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