The customized red '54 Buick with Oldsmobile spinners - Sep 1961

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MaxFarrar on April 23, 2013

According to the guy my father bought this car from in the Mission District, his brother had bought the car new and driven it straight to a customizing shop. The hood and trunk lid were shaved; the headlights were hooded; and it was given a bright red paint job. The flashy Oldsmobile hubcaps were the fashion of the time.

I showed pictures of this car to Ed Jensen of Yesteryear's Auto Restoration in East L.A. and he said, WOW, an early original custom car!

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