hoshino gakki 72 hoshino gakki ten launches its own line of ibanez effect pedals. the ibanez effect pedals were licensed from the nisshin onpa company who own the maxon brand. 73 hoshino gakki partners with cheo music company to distribute ibanez and tama to western u.s. 74 the tama brand name is used for the drums produced by hoshino gakki ten.
55 ford 55. the american ford line of cars gained a new body for 55 to keep up with surging chevrolet, although it remained similar to the 52 ford underneath. the mileage maker i6 was bumped up to 223 cid (3.7 l) for 1 hp (89 kw) and the newfor54 yblock v8 was now offered in two sizes standard fords used a 272 cid (4.5 l) version with 2 hp (1 kw) with 2barrel carburetor and single