Boyd Leon Coddington( The founder of the notorious Hot Rodov)
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Biography Boyd Leon Coddington
Boyd Leon Coddington was born on 28 August 1944 in Idaho. Passion for cars he had in the blood - at the age of eight he became the owner of his first car. At thirteen Boyd personally collected this car.
. At the time, Boyd graduated from the University of Idaho State University, and after - within three years he studied auto mechanics.
. In the 1975th year Coddington moved to California and there - day - worked at Disneyland
. At night, Boyd embodied in the reality of his own dream. His first store - 'Hot Rods by Boyd' - was born in the 1977th year.
Over time, Boyd Leon Coddington (Boyd Coddington) began to create unique cars for superstars. This success came when customers began Coddington people such as, for example, the famous musician Paul David Newson (known as Bono).
. In 1988, the company created the Boyd Boyd's Wheels, Inc., That sells unique wheels, innovatively designed
. At all times, Coddington was a talented designer and knew a great success. The people longed for cars passed times - he would like the classics, established in accordance with the requirements of modern times.
Boyd was a great esthete. His projects have always attracted the attention. At the beginning of the two thousandth year's activities creator interested in the tax services. As a result, long vicissitudes Coddington felt considerable financial and other problems. In April of year 2005 Boyd pleaded guilty to misdeminora (crimes in the United States of America, considered to be not very serious).
In January of the year 2008 Boyd Leon Coddington (Boyd Coddington) was hospitalized. He underwent surgery, which, according to doctors, was to bring the famous creator of the hot rod, recovery. Unfortunately, this did not happen. Coddington passed away on February 27 of the year 2008. He died from complications that arose as a result of prolonged illness - diabetes.
Currently, Boyd Leon Coddington (Boyd Coddington). still be considered Maitre, a legendary figure in the world of American hot rod.