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1950 Ford convertible Chuck DeWitt's - Barris

The top was chopped 3 inches and the gorgeous padded top created by the Carson Top Shop. At the front a new grille opening was created using exhaust tubing which was molded to the surounding metal. The top bar was molded to the hood which was cut down to the grille opening. The grille was made up from '51 Henry J, '52 Kaiser and '53 mercury grille pieces. The parking lights are '50 Studebaker. Scoopes where formed in the lower rear quarters in fron tof the rear wheel opening. Two '53 Mercury teeth where used in the scoop and a cut down '51 Mercury fender skirt was fitted. All corners where rounded and front and rear gravel pans where molded in. At the rear a set of round '53 Pontiac taillights where set into reshaped windsplits. At the front a set of '53 Mercury headlights where molded into the front fenders which wher extended 2 inches. Front and rear '51 Ford bumpers where smoothed and shaved and fitted with '53 Kaiser bumper guards. At the rear the exhause was routed thru the bullets of the guards. The side trim was made up of '52 Buick Riviera Sweepspear and '53 Oldsmobile side trim pieces. The car was painted a deep fuchia-orchid metallic paint. Appleton spotlights, and some unusual wire wheel hubcaps finish this one up.

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