Slide Show: Cruise Night car of the week Q & A

05/20/2011 6:06 AM |

Larry Williams, 64, of North Shirley is the owner of the News-Review Cruise Night car of the week for May 19. Scroll down to see what he has to say about his 1939 Hudson.

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Q: When did you get the car?
A: I bought it 3 months ago in Westbury. Before that it came from Pennsylvania.

Q: What shape was it in?
A: It was completely restored, just needed some minor work.

Q: What was the biggest challenge in restoring it, and did you do the work yourself?
A: It needed window regulators, which were difficult to put in, a driver side window and signal lights.

Q: What’s your favorite thing/feature on the car?
A: It is very rare that’s, why I bought it. I really like the color and the whole car basically. It is a really smooth ride. And it is automatic with air conditioning, power windows, power steering and power brakes. It even has a AM/FM radio/CD player.

Q: What was the first car you owned, make and model?
A: A 1966 Chevy El Camino, white with black hood striping. I owned it for 2 to 3 years.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO Larry Williams of North Shirley with his 1939 Hudson which he bought 3 months ago