Vintage Build Threads

One thing that has remained consistent since cars first came into production is that guys simply can’t keep themselves from cutting them up and showing off their work. Before blogs and forums, there was black & white photos and car magazines. Rikster from Rik Hoving Kustoms posted up an amazing thread on The H.A.M.B. full of scans detailing the work done by Valley Customs in the late 40’s to early 60’s. Luckily for us, not only did he post pictures of finished cars, but also some rare in-the-build shots. If anyone tells you that modifying cars is just a phase or a fad, show them these pictures.

For those of you who are only into late model stuff, the below 2 pictures show what’s involved in sectioning a body…

For way more pics and info head over to http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=50037

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~ by anth on June 3, 2009.

One Response to “Vintage Build Threads”

  1. Nice old school

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