Rodding USA


Jon Wright, owner of Jon Wright’s Custom-Chrome Plating in Grafton, Ohio grew up in a small town in western Pennsylvania in the ’50s. The typical Friday/Saturday night routine was to go downtown and cruise the streets in your custom or hot rod and to park and check out the local car scene. Jon says that he would occasionally see two cool hot rods cruising through; one was

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1927 Ford Roadster Pickup
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