....................................................................................

....................................................................................

Complete front clip

​removed and rear end

removed.  Soon to get a

full tub job, and full frame.

More progress on rust repair and panel replacement.

....................................................................................

Took the Camaro
off the rack and 
put it on the 
chassis cart for 
the time being.

The old Banjo rear end is out and on the ground. Getting ready to
​install the new 10 bolt.

Time for some pressure testing on the power steering system.
 Found the restriction on the system and reduced the pressure by 
800 psi.  Car runs and steers great!

All done, and perfectly aligned.

Rear end and leaf springs are in, and brakes are bolted on.

Got the old 326 out and sent to the machine shop to be rebuilt.

1955 Chevy, Phil from Yucaipa:

Just left for the body shop.

Wheel wells cut out.

....................................................................................

Brake lines all done; master cylinder, front, and rear.

Front suspension assembled and done.

Global west control arms and Wilwood 4 

pistons disc brakes.

....................................................................................

Early Suburban, Steve from Highland:

Just arrived for new parallel leaf springs and 

a 10 bolt rear end.  Also a Heidts Mustang 2 

front suspension, with power steering 

rack and pinion.  Engine and trans mounts 

for a small block Chevrolet.

Custom dash and Center Console & Fuel tank/Fuel Pump mounting.

....................................................................................

1952 Chevy Pickup, Paul from Yucaipa:

A little old school power.  
Yes it's a 409... backed up to a 700-R-4.

Wiring is just about done.  

Waiting for gauges to arrive.  

Then install the gauges, get it 

aligned, and put the hood on, 

and it's done!

Old rusty piece, New material, New Piece.

....................................................................................

1958 Chevy Apache:
In for a Mustang 2 front end, and a mono leaf 6" drop in the rear.  Here's the before and after:
 Relocating motor and trans for additional ground clearance, 
followed by a longer list.  Stay Tuned for Updates.

1971 Chevy Camaro in for 

power steering issues.

  Some minor brake adjustments/repairs.

1965 GTO in for a list of 

repairs including head gasket, 

and finishing the A/C.

Charging the new air 

conditioning system.

Still waiting on gauges.

The body is on the frame for mock-up.

New 10 bolt installed with new leaf springs and shocks.
-----On to the Front End.

Engine is back in and runs great!

1936 Ford 3 window coupe, Waylen:

New crossmember, rack, control arms, and motor mounts are in.

Removed from the original frame.

All done, and perfectly aligned.

Trans Lines, Exhaust, Brake Lines, and everything else
​underneath is complete.

Just got the body back from Mike Face.  The body is mounted to       the front and rear ends, and it rolls again.
Repairing the body mounts on the frame so that it can go to get       sand blasted and powder coated.

Removing the head for new head gasket.

Old front end is out, Rivets are off, frame is cleaned and ready         for new brackets and front end fab work.

A/C all hooked up, and electric cutouts hooked up.  GTO is done.

On the rotisserie for tub job, and clean and prepare 
the bottom of the car.

Engine is out and ready to go to the machine shop.

Engine is in, front suspension is on, and sitting on a pair of rollers.

1936 Ford 3 window 
coupe.  This car was 
designed by Chip Foose   and was one of the last 
cars to leave Boyd 
Coddington's shop.

....................................................................................

1957 Cadillac in for some fine 

tuning on the restoration.

1966 Ford Mustang, Justin from Yucaipa:

 New Floor, All rust repaired, ready to go!

1957 Cadillac, Kelly from Yucaipa:

Front clip is complete.  

Everything is powder 

coated, new disk brakes, 

new bushings, new ball 

joints, new everything!

Leaving for Mike Face's Autobody in San Bernardino 
to be painted.

1947 Ford, Kirt from Rancho Cucamonga:

Firewall holes are filled, firewall is painted, and engine is painted.

1967 Pontiac Firebird in for 

complete restoration. Motor 

rebuild, new trans, heating 

& air, paint, and more.

Firewall and the bottom of the car are done as well.

1952 Kaiser M38A1, John from Orange:

Powder Coated bay braces and fuel tank straps.

And the finished product!

....................................................................................

Getting ready to start  

on this early suburban.  

Customer wants it 

ready for Route 66 this 

year...

New rear end mocked up and installed!

Rebuilding the tired motor.

....................................................................................

1971 Chevy Camaro,  Monte:

In for a Complete Build. Fabricated firewall 
and moved engine and trans mounts for the new 600 horsepower Ford 302.  Removed battery box. Fabricated trans tunnel for Tremec 6 speed Transmission. 

In for a face lift.  Zoops perfect 

alignment serpentine kit...and 

some bling bling pulleys.

Project Corner:

Frame, crossmember, and 4 link are mocked up.

....................................................................................

Steering column is in, A/C is completely installed,
Radiator is done.

Stay Tuned for Updates!

....................................................................................

New Fabricated 

Frame in place.

New spring hangers and shock mounts installed.

1956 Chevy Pickup, David:

Firebird is Done!

1956 Chevy Pickup in for a 

complete restoration. New 

front end, new trans, painted 

firewall, and much more.

Cross-member is welded in. Next is motor and trans mounts. Customer will finish it from there and we're movin on to the next one.

Old rear end is out.  Bottom of car and
wheels wells are all scraped and cleaned.
​Ready for undercoating.

....................................................................................

Preperation for extraction (WATCH THE PAINT!)

Engine is in, A/C compressor is on, and pulleys are lined up.

Sitting outside with the hood back on, and
the gauges are installed.

1971 Chevy Camaro, Bob from Yucaipa:

Frame is modified to accommodate the new motor and trans.

Engine is mocked up. Engine and Tranny mounts are done. 
All Done!

1952 Kaiser M38A1 tub in 

for some serious rust 

repair and sheet metal 

work.

Here's the Suburban body.
Tying up some loose ends on the cooling system 
of the Ram Jet 502.

New rearend ready to go in.               
Cal tracs rear suspension with 
        
Moser rearend.

Getting the frame ready for new crossmember.

 Going over the car on the rack.

Boxes!  Just got a bunch of new parts for the 56.

Toby Becker's Pro 4.
New body, and some speed secrets!
Bed removed, Frame's C-notched, and 
mono leafs installed.

 All of the old pulleys are off.

Some small projects around the shop, T-Bucket, 
Autocross Z06, and 48 Sedan.

1967 Pontiac Firebird, Paul from Yucaipa:

1965 Pontiac GTO, Don from Yucaipa:

All original parts removed, 
and new Mustang 2 parts going on.

  A lot of rust to be fixed on the tub.  Floor pan is cut out for replacing.

Front end is off, and engine/trans are out.

Front end is back on.