The_New_York_TimesJohn Bickel, owner of State of Mind Customs, was mentioned in the New York Times regarding client Bill “Frank” Loizon’s unique “Wiener Wagon.” Read it.

Watch WDIV Detroit’s Local 4 News interview client Bill “Frank” Loizon, and see why “it’s all about the truck.”

usatodayState of Mind Customs was featured in USA Today regarding Volkswagon’s 2009-10 ad campaign.

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In their May 2018 issue, Lynn Anderson interviews John Bickel about restoring the 1982 Jetta in “2018 NAIAS Report: Part Two.” Read it.
In their April 2018 issue, Lynn Anderson writes about State of Mind Customs and the 1982 Jetta in “2018 North American International Auto Show Report.” Read it.
In their December 2007 issue, Bruce Simurda writes about “Bickel’s Beauty”, a “…two-tone Oval with a touch of custom,” according to the author. Read it.