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Ernie Adams Dwarf Cars

Ernie Adams working on his '34 Ford recreation.

The homebuilt Dwarf cars of Ernie Adams

For more than five decades, Arizona mechanic Ernie Adams has built carefully recreated versions of classic cars at a miniature, yet street-legal scale. His Dwarf cars use mostly junked parts and hand-hewn materials, yet look as polished as a factory-built original.