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Paint man­u­fac­tur­ers take no­tice when cars fin­ished with their prod­ucts win big awards. At the 2018 Meguiars Detroit Autorama, five of the eight ve­hi­cles se­lected into the Pirelli Great 8, in­clud­ing the Ri­dler Award win­ner, wore PPG paint. For more pho­tos of ev­ery Great 8 car at the 2018 Detroit Autorama, visit­ti­cles/2018-de­troitau­torama-pirelli-great-8.

• The Ri­dler Award was won by Greg and Judy Hre­hovc­sik’s ’57 Chevy built by Johnny Martin at Johnny’s Auto Trim & Rod Shop. Wayne Saun­ders at Al­ter­na­tive Au­to­mo­tive De­sign in Colorado Springs painted the ex­ten­sively mod­i­fied Chevy with Imag­ine Sil­ver,...

• Builder Chris Ryan at Ryan’s Rod & Kus­tom in Ninety Six, SC, owns the ’60s cus­tom-in­spired ’56 Con­ti­nen­tal Mark II that was also a Great 8 and Top 100 win­ner. Chris did his own paint­ing to achieve the daz­zling red glass-flake fin­ish.

• Ed­die Denken­berger at Su­pe­rior Auto Works in Fred­er­ica, DE, built Chris and Greg Allen’s ’67 Ca­maro and painted the Sand­stone Gold and Lava Rock, com­ple­mented with Har­vest Gold pin­stripes.

• Danielle Lutz earned a Great 8 spot with her ’34 Ford pickup built by Ja­son Graham of Graham’s Hot Rods in Port­land, TN. Graham sprayed the cus­tom Wash­ing­ton Blue on Danielle’s truck, a Top 100 win­ner as well.

• Detroit Speed Inc. in Mooresville, NC, built Stu­art Adams’ ’69 Ca­maro. Painters Michael Neigh­bors and Austin Moore used sev­eral PPG Del­tron prod­ucts to give the car, nick­named Tux, its tuxedo black ap­pear­ance.

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