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 Post subject: California Metal Shaping Ford
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:31 pm 
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California Metal Shaping was located at Hooper Avenue in Los Angeles. It was founded in 1935 and went out of business ( I believe) a couple of years ago. Its former premesis is currently used by a artist community.


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 Post subject: Re: California Metal Shaping
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:38 pm 
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The 1953 Ford Vega Roadster was built there to a design by Vince Gardner. It was financied by Ford after Gardner had won a design competition held by them.


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 Post subject: Re: California Metal Shaping
PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 12:07 pm 
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California Metal Shaping built the metal body of the 1962 Ford Mustang Roadster around a fiberglass mould sent by Ford.


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 Post subject: Re: California Metal Shaping Ford
PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:58 pm 
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More period pictures.


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 Post subject: Re: California Metal Shaping Ford
PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:25 pm 
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Another picture of the Mustang roadster.


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 Post subject: Re: California Metal Shaping Ford
PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:18 pm 
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