Photo Credit: San Diego Historical Society
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Phil Bateman holds a yardstick up to his bumper to show off the clearance of his low-rider, 1959. The previous year, San Diego hosted its first Custom and Hot Rod Show in Balboa Park. About 100 people drove their customized cars into town from all over the state.

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