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Old 07-18-2012, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by FASTFORD View Post
late 50`s & early 60`s around here (this area of PA), the guys that didn't have money for chrome or mag wheels would paint the steel rims red.
your car had to have at least 1 Appleton spotlight, dual antenna`s, anything by Cal Custom and necking knobs (spinners).
a primer-ed car was rare,Pearl paint jobs were the way to go if you could afford it.
I don't remember pearl being around that far back but Candy Apple And metal flake were. Speaking of Appletons, check he picture. I have two of these that have never been on a car. If I put them on something they will be gone if I sell the car.

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