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George Barris, Batmobile creator and 'King of the Kustomizers,' dies at 89

RIP George.

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Re: George Barris, Batmobile creator and 'King of the Kustomizers,' dies at 89
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2015, 09:49:10 AM »
The last time I saw George Barris, I think was on an episode of American Pickers, where they picked at his office, buying some prints of the bat car, and a spooky little roadster his son and he had made. He was quite a guy, and certainly left his mark on automotive history!
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Re: George Barris, Batmobile creator and 'King of the Kustomizers,' dies at 89
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2015, 02:03:41 PM »
One of the people who made the 60's.  R.I.P.
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Re: George Barris, Batmobile creator and 'King of the Kustomizers,' dies at 89
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2015, 08:26:55 PM »
RIP George
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