2020 World of Wheels Chicago
Words by Rodney Knocks
World of Wheels has a rich tradition in the Chicagoland area. This event is considered by many as Nirvana for custom, radical and restored cars of all makes, models and years. To this day it is considered one of the premier car shows in the world.
This is it - 2020 World of Wheels
The 2020 rendition of Chicago World of Wheels certainly lived up to its reputation and once again was a big success. One of the most popular exhibits this year were two of the actual cars used in the blockbuster movie Ford vr Ferrari complete with a realistic race track setting. Another new feature was dubbed the most significant hot rods of the 20th century. It included several iconic custom cars that graced the car shows and magazines of the fifties, sixties and seventies. The Chicago World of Wheels has something for anyone who has a passion for cars. We invite you to check out the following pictorial, hope you enjoy. NDW
This is the first display you see at this year’s show. Great job of bringing these 2 cars to the windy city.
For all you Ferrari fans.
For the blue oval faithful.
Summit was on hand with a nice display of go fast stuff available through them.
Beautiful original 34 Ford Owner Jim Bridgewater brought it all the way from Arizona.
Radical Custom 40 Chevy sedan this is an excellent example of the quality cars on display at World of Wheels.
All we can say is what the heck.
Another example of a hi quality build. 1961 Silver Cloud II Rolls Royce on a Morrison chassis with LS-3 power.
Check out the woodwork and upholstery on the inside of this stately motor car.
New for 2020 is the most significant hot rods of the 20th century d isplay.
The Beatnik Bandit
Custom VW Bus was chock full of modern amenities.
Associate sponsor O’Reilly Auto Parts brought this giant display of aftermarket parts available through their vast chain of stores.
Ledfoot News has become a staple in the Chicago cars scene. CEO April Miller has done a great job with this publication and is still going strong.
Hard to miss the Uremic booth with this giant shifter ball hanging from the rafters. Uremic is the industry leader in aftermarket transmissions and accessories.
The Paint Shop showing off some cool custom paint for your motorcycle.
We spotted a couple of local hero’s Jim the “Torpedo” Pydo and Mike the “ Party Boy” McClure.
These two guys do a lot of racing and rumor has it have even more fun when the cars are put away.
1940 Packard ambulance is larger than some motorhomes.
The Chicago Brushmasters have become a regular at world of Wheels and do a great job donating their talents to help
the Ronald McDonald House charities. Some very talented and extremely generous folks here.
Another unique exhibit the Summit Racing sponsored Chop Shop. Manned by some of the best fabricators in the country.
These guys actually do custom metal fabrication right before your eyes. What a great way to learn this popular art form.
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