Erik Lind brought his 50 Chevy to the Autorama’s Suede Palace for 2013. Among some stiff competition he brought home the Mala Car Club’s “Club Pick”, Traditional Rod & Kulture Magazine’s Custom Pick, ans Best Kustom award from San Jose Speed and Chrome.
This car has no stock panels left on it. Hill’s did all the sheetmetal work on the floors and bridge, new wheel wells, quarter patches and a bunch of other small stuff. We will be helping Erik customize the bumpers and grille as he preps the car for the rest of its paint.
Curt, his dad Brian and Erik brought the Cuevas family 1949 Merc to the Sacramento Autorama to compete for the Custom d’Elegance trophy. There was some stiff competition this year from the legendary John D’Agustino as well as a sweet Merc called Ruggerio. The car displayed well but unfortunately did not bring home the honors.
This ’49 has the original flathead in it, 3-speed with factory overdrive. Paint and body were handled by Marcos and the team at Lucky7 and Hill’s did the suspension, completely hidden air-ride, custom tail lights, air cleaner and many other finishing touches. This car is solid as a rock and drives like a dream, just the way Tony Cuevas wants it. Look for it at shows around the area all year!
Please check out the OPTIMA challenge on SPEED. The first airing of the show will be on SPEED on Sunday March 10th at 11AM ET. Check out Curt in the Blazer tearing it up against some of the fastest, best-built cars in the country.