Jim Potter – The “Rock Star” Author of Fiberglass Specials: 1961 Trend Book “Restyle Your Car”

  It is interesting to note that there probably aren’t two identical Wildfires in existence today, simply because each builder customized his car the way he wanted to.  Therefore, you’ll find Buick Wildfires, Chevrolet Wildfires, Ford Wildfires, and a host … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Meets Sports Car: Bill Hebal’s Handcrafted 1946 Reichenbach Special

Hi Gang… Let’s work backwards in time. Today, good friend Bill Hebal and his wife Kate own a cool special from the 1940s.  That’s right….from 1946 to be exact.  Wouldn’t you want to know more….and I did 🙂   In response, … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Custom Body – Vince Gardner Shows Us How To Design and Build Your Own Sport Car in 1952

Hi Gang… Small books were published throughout the 1950s by various automotive magazine publishers.  The largest producer of these books was Petersen Publishing – the organization that brought us Motor Trend, Hot Rod, and other such luminary magazines.  But Fawcett … Continue reading

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The Marlee Sports Car – All It Took Was 1500 Hours and 800 Hundred Pounds of Plaster

Hi Gang… We are blessed with so many people participating in the research here at Forgotten Fiberglass.  One of those folks that we salute today is Alden Jewell.  Today’s article comes from the dimensional “know-no-limits” archives that he has been … Continue reading

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