Vtg HH Rhoads Chevy Corvette Dealer LICENSE PLATE FRAME Beverly Hills CA Barris
Rhoads & Son dealer license plate frame. Metal license plate frame Beverly Hills, Ca. This frame is the larger size to accommodate earlier license plates. 14 1/4" x 6 1/2". Harrison (Hank) Rhoads owned and operated a Chevrolet dealership in Beverly Hills, California in the 1950s H. Rhoads & Sons located at 9022 Wilshire Blvd. While early Corvette fans know that McCulloch Motors developed a supercharger for the 235 inline 6, few know that Hank Rhoads souped up a number of 53-54 Corvettes prior to the introduction of the V8 in 1955. 1954 Motor Trend Magazine contains and article. About an early Corvette (53 or early 54) that Rhoads souped up by replacing the 235 engine and PG drivetrain with a Cadillac V8 and Hydramatic tranny. Hank was perhaps the first guy to operate a business modifying the very early Corvettes. Hank's customized 53-54 Corvettes fall into 3 categories: The Chevillac Corvette. (Cadillac drivetrain), the Dynaflow Corvette. (Buick drivetrain), and George Barris Customizations. May fit other years, makes and models but you will have to do your own research. You must do your own research to be sure this is correct for your application.
Compatibility list is only a guide of vehicles of this era and does not guarantee fitment. As with all vintage used items these may or may not contain dings, dents, scuffs, scratches, scrapes, bends, missing paint, chipped paint, cracks, rust, holes, pits, fade, wear, stains etc..Therefore they are not perfect. Buyers are responsible to do their own research to make sure item is correct for their application. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Automobilia\License Plates\US: California". The seller is "hpr4661" and is located in this country: US.
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