All done, and perfectly aligned.

 All of the old pulleys are off.

In for a face lift.  Zoops perfect 

alignment serpentine kit...and 

some bling bling pulleys.

1955 Chevy, Phil from Yucaipa:

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

Frame is modified to accommodate the new motor and trans.

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.

Getting the frame ready for new crossmember.

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

New spring hangers and shock mounts installed.

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

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

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

Front suspension assembled and done.

Global west control arms and Wilwood 4 

pistons disc brakes.

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. 

1966 Ford Mustang, Justin from Yucaipa:

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Engine is back in and runs great!

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

Preperation for extraction (WATCH THE PAINT!)

Rebuilding the tired motor.

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1952 Chevy Pickup, Paul from Yucaipa:

New rear end mocked up and installed!

Frame, crossmember, and 4 link are mocked up.

Wheel wells cut out.

Complete front clip

​removed and rear end

removed.  Soon to get a

full tub job, and full frame.

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1971 Chevy Camaro, Bob from Yucaipa:

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

Removing the head for new head gasket.

1965 GTO in for a list of 

repairs including head gasket, 

and finishing the A/C.

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1965 Pontiac GTO, Don from Yucaipa:

Tying up some loose ends on the cooling system 
of the Ram Jet 502.

 Going over the car on the rack.

  Some minor brake adjustments/repairs.

1957 Cadillac in for some fine 

tuning on the restoration.

 Relocating motor and trans for additional ground clearance, 
followed by a longer list.  Stay Tuned for Updates.

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1957 Cadillac, Kelly from Yucaipa:

1971 Chevy Camaro in for 

power steering issues.

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1971 Chevy Camaro,  Monte:

 New Floor, All rust repaired, ready to go!

Old rusty piece, New material, New Piece.

More progress on rust repair and panel replacement.

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!

Steering column is in, A/C is completely installed,
Radiator is done.
Trans Lines, Exhaust, Brake Lines, and everything else
​underneath is complete.

Front end is back on.

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

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

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

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

1956 Chevy Pickup, David:

1956 Chevy Pickup in for a 

complete restoration. New 

front end, new trans, painted 

firewall, and much more.

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

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

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

Just got the body back from Mike Face.  The body is mounted to       the front and rear ends, and it rolls again.

Front clip is complete.  

Everything is powder 

coated, new disk brakes, 

new bushings, new ball 

joints, new everything!

Repairing the body mounts on the frame so that it can go to get       sand blasted and powder coated.

Just left for the body shop.

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

1967 Pontiac Firebird, Paul from Yucaipa:

1967 Pontiac Firebird in for 

complete restoration. Motor 

rebuild, new trans, heating 

& air, paint, and more.

Early Suburban, Steve from Highland:
Removed from the original frame.
Here's the Suburban body.
A little old school power.  
Yes it's a 409... backed up to a 700-R-4.

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All original parts removed, 
and new Mustang 2 parts going on.
Bed removed, Frame's C-notched, and 
mono leafs installed.
And the finished product!
Some small projects around the shop, T-Bucket, 
Autocross Z06, and 48 Sedan.

Toby Becker's Pro 4.
New body, and some speed secrets!

Stay Tuned for Updates!

All done, and perfectly aligned.

1947 Ford, Kirt from Rancho Cucamonga:

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Powder Coated bay braces and fuel tank straps.

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

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

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

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

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

New Fabricated 

Frame in place.

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.

1936 Ford 3 window coupe, Waylen:

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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!

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

1952 Kaiser M38A1 tub in 

for some serious rust 

repair and sheet metal 

work.

1952 Kaiser M38A1, John from Orange:

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

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

Firebird is Done!

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Getting ready to start  

on this early suburban.  

Customer wants it 

ready for Route 66 this 

year...

The body is on the frame for mock-up.
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:

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.

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

Charging the new air 

conditioning system.

Still waiting on gauges.

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