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Custom cars & lead sleds

Timothy Remus

Custom cars & lead sleds

America"s best customs 50"s-90"s

by Timothy Remus

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Published by Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Customizing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCustom cars and lead sleds.
    StatementTimothy Remus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL154 .R45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1875486M
    ISBN 100879384247
    LC Control Number90035480

      Custom Cars And Lead Sleds Cross of a Crown Vic and a Chrysler. Fleetwood Cadillac And A VW. Mercury Lead Sled. Ford F or Ford Lead Sled. Ford Lead Sled. Chevrolet Custom Lead Sled. Buick Lead Sled. Cadillac. Mercury Custom. Source: Internet Posted by Palmer at PM.   In my book: Custom= any personalized car noticeably modified from factory original. Lead Sled = round-body mid-century car with radically lowered suspension, chopped roof, subtle body mods like dechroming, debadging, frenched headlights, shaved, nosed and decked, sunken antennas. Must have skirts over rear wheels.

    In automotive usage, a lead sled is a standard production automobile with a body heavily modified in particular ways (see below); especially, though not exclusively, a , or model year Ford 'Shoebox' or Mercury Eight car. In the name, "lead" (as in the heavy metal) refers to the heavy weight of the body, and "sled" refers to the lowering of the vehicle, giving . A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been either substantially altered to improve its performance, often by altering or replacing the engine and transmission; made into a personal "styling" statement, using paint work and aftermarket accessories to make the car look unlike any car as delivered from the factory; or some combination of both. A desire among some .

      VILLAGE CUSTOMS "BERNIEFEST" 1 WEEKEND BODYSWAP 88 GRAND MARQUIS TO 49 LINCOLN LEAD SLED RAT ROD Custom Lead Sleds #1 - Duration: 3 Classic Car Show Extras: Rust-O-Rama, Billetproof.   Custom Cars at Kustom Kemps of America - Lead Sled Spectacular Car Show - Duration: Lead Sleds, Customs Cars & Low Riders - .


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Don't miss what's happening in your neighborhood. Ford Custom Deluxe 2 door Sedan 6 cyl 3 spd manual transmission 78k original miles.

Runs well new gas tank, fuel pump and carb nice rust free car. Please Note The Following Vehicle Locatio. The weather was great soon the event location was filled with beautiful custom Cars from all over Scandinavia. The event is well known in Scandinavia and the main award given at the event, the CKOS (Custom Kemps of Sweden) Lead Sled of the year award is one of the most desirable Custom Car awards of Scandinavia.

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From the garages of California to the fabulous Viva Las Vegas car show, join master fabricator Ian Roussel as he attempts to build a custom hot rod from junkyard treasures.

Kustom Cars, Lead Sleds: Back from the Dead II. Utilizing sheetmetal, lead, and parts from other cars, they would lower and lengthen their cars sometimes until they were unrecognizable from what they started from.

The custom car era was not that long, but there are many chapters. So many players, so many cars, that any sort of attempt to really cover the bases is difficult at s: Mercury Custom 2door SURVIVOR! Garaged 66 years. 43, miles. ci OHV Y-block V8 and Merc-O-Matic 3-speed AUTO have never been apart.

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