It is unusual to see a Studebaker 232 V8 crate motor like this one complete with transmission. This is the new power plant for our Studebaker Commander project.
After: 1954 Nash Metropolitan. This great little car has been fun to have around. It is amazing that the vacuum tube AM radio functions properly. Vintage Firestone white wall tires completes the 50′s look on this little car. Is it American or British? It seems that everyone loves it no matter what you call it.
The finishing touches are being done on the Sprite after the happy owner drove the car for the first time since 1967.
Now resprayed in 1955 Thunderbird Blue, this car is ready for chassis restoration before the new little owner takes their first drive.
The Italians have been coming out of the woodwork recently. If you have an Italian car that you want serviced before your driving season or even one that has more special needs, bring it by and we will take care of it.
Thanks to everyone who came to the Mustang Club of Central Iowa’s 50th Mustang Celebration at our shop today.
For some cars it is cheaper to swap a new transmission than to rebuild the old one. In this Beetle you can quickly drop the engine, disconnect the axles and swap transmissions in a couple hours.
Designed in conjunction with Ford’s design team these six volt electric cars were created to help bring in families to the Ford dealerships to test drive Ford’s new Thunderbird.
All of the body panels are now mounted back onto the Signal Red 1960 Triumph TR3A and we can glimpse of the finished product.
Testing of the Porsche 914 at Mid America Motorplex this weekend is leading to total engine teardown this week.
The Cyclone Power Pullers chose us to powdercoat all of the parts for the 2014 pulling tractor named CYde Effect. Their team consists of Iowa State Univertisy students who design their own tractor to compete against other universities in an ASABE sponsored competition.
Spring is here and it seems MGB owners can’t wait to get their cars out on the road. Two showed up in one day to have a once-over after being in winter storage.
Thanks to the Pontiac Club of Iowa for making us the location of their April meeting. Check them out at http://www.pontiacclubia.com/.