1923 Ford The Candy ManNo Reserve

1977 AMBR Winner and ISCA National Champion

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- Jim Molino's The Candy Man Roadster
- 1977 America's Most Beautiful Roadster award winner
- 1977 ISCA National Points Champion
- One of Andy Brizio's Instant T cars
- Originally owned by Miles Foster and displayed at the Oakland Roadster Show in 1969
- This was the first Brizio front-engined car with a torsion bar front end and Corvette independent rear suspension
- Purchased by Bill Roach after the Roadster Show in 1970 and driven from the San Francisco bay are to Memphis for the Street Rod Nationals in 1971
- Featured in September 1972 Rod Action and 1974 Rod and Custom magazines
- The car went through a couple owners and show appearances before being purchased in 1975 by Jim Molino
- The car was rebuilt and he commissioned Art Himsl and Mike Haas to paint the car Candy Red with a Candy Man moniker on the door for the 1976 show season
- For 1977, Molino decided to take the car to another level
- Painted Pearl Yellow by Mike Farley and Bobby Martinez
- Kenny Foster updated the interior
- Supercharged 350 CI V-8 engine
- Custom engraving on engine components and shifter housing
- Chromed front and rear independent suspension
- Featured on the cover of Popular Hot Rodding and ISCA Show Stopper in 1978
- Later purchased by Lee Gunther and then Arnold Link
- Purchased by Black Gejeian in 2004

Reference Number 582706

as of 8/21/2019

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Monterey, CA 93940  Fax  +1 262-275-3424  State  California
United States  Mobile    Country  United States United States
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