Yankee Custom Parts
Yankee Custom Parts (YCP) was a custom shop located at Flensvägen 27 in Älvsjö, Sweden. According to an ad printed in Start & Speed No. 2-1966, the guys at Yankee Custom Parts experimented and tested their parts thoroughly before they stocked them.
It was Bo "Gamen" Sandberg who started YCP. He got help from friends especially Göran Silfors.
Bo initially wanted the name "Yankee Junk", but this didn't sound well from the States, so he changed the name.
Yankee Custom Parts could help Swedish custom enthusiasts with everything from design, construction and paint. Paint techniques included Metalflake, Candy, Pearls, flames, scallops, paneling and more. Two well known shop projects was the Purple Passion and the Wild Bird.
Cars Built, Restyled or Painted by Yankee Custom Parts
Bo Sandberg's 1923 Ford Model T Roadster - Purple Passion
Sven Sandberg's 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe - The Glowing Coupe
Göran Silfors' 1936 Ford Sedan
Hasse Broberg and Kjelle Gustad's 1938 Chevrolet Convertible
Sven Sandberg's 1956 Ford Sunliner Convertible
Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird - Surfin Bird
Bo Sandberg's 1959 Ford Thunderbird - The Wild Bird
Bo Sandberg's Cool Cat
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