About the Artist

"Mr. 1/16th", owner of SoCal Innovations, has been building and fabricating custom model cars, trucks, and custom vehicles for over 30 years. He has been featured in "Model Car Magazine" and "Scale Auto Magazine". Mr. 1/16th has also been featured in shows across the country and online with industry - related Blogs and forums. Mr. 1/16th can replicate your car, truck, race car - any vehicle - to match your real one, or concept vehicle. SoCal innovations is proudly sponsored by "American-Mustang Restorods" and "RMR resins" and we are proud members of "M.C.B.A." (Model Car Builders Association)

Socalinc proudly sponsors "Anthony Rios" President of M.C.B.A. one of the best builders in the country. We are currently working with a few toy companies in some 1/16th scale ideas. Please feel free to tour our picture gallery and view our work from past and present clients and a few of our own projects as well as a few new models that will be fabricated for the show circuits across the country.

Exhibitions and Awards

  • Cover picture on "Model Car Magazine" issue #145 2009
  • 100% Scratch built 1963 Chevy Impala Low Rod full custom 1/16th scale.
  • 2009 San Diego Model Expo 3rd place
  • Route 66 model car show 2nd place
  • Las Vegas IPMS "BEST OF THE WEST" Best in show and 2nd place
  • Dessert Classic 09 Large Scale 2nd place09

Associations and Memberships

  • Owner/Fabricator est. 2001 members:
  • Mr.1/16th
  • Chr1s619
  • Bos82
  • Mr.Biggs
  • sdrodder
  • Mr68gts
  • eckustoms
  • low4show

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