The new body being lowered onto the restored frame. The M38A1 was the first vehicle to feature the round fender design that would later become the distinguishing body style of the CJ-5.
Kaiser Jeep was sold to AMC in 1970 marking the beginning of the end for the old Jeeps. The CJ5 was sold in America as either a Willys or a Jeep and overseas as the Ford Jeep in Brazil, the Jeep Shahbaz in Iran, and the Shinjin Jeep in South Korea. Watch for this CJ5 to make a huge transformation from it’s current state.
This is how the entire body of Willys M38A1 is packed into a crate and shipped across the world to keep these iconic Jeeps on the road.
The largest engine that Chrysler made it’s power by sheer size instead of high compression or high revs. This big block is making almost 500 horsepower and just over 400 ft-lbs or torque.
“Little” Red is a brush fire truck that was owned by the Civil Defense and used by the So. Amana Fire Department. This is from the first year of production of a the M38A1 that continued for 20 years.
Now running and fitted with Goodyear Wrangler MT takeoffs from a U.S. Army HMMWV the old Power Wagon looks more powerful than ever.
This Ford Mustang Boss 302 is once again since new fully painted to it’s Medium Blue Metallic color. Only 460 Boss 302s had the color code Q which was available only in 1970.
The Chevrolet Task Force Series of trucks started in 1955 and 1958 was the first year for the fleetside bed. All light-duty trucks were now called “Apache”, medium-duty trucks called “Viking”, and heavy-duty trucks called “Spartan”.
Built by Willys-Overland from 1926 to 1931 the Whippet was an attempt at a line of smaller cars until the depression ultimately doomed the brand. The Whippet 98A had 6 cylinder engine rated at 50 bhp and were produced in great number reaching a production of 82,207 units.
First on sale in 1945 these trucks were based on Dodge’s 3/4 ton WC series of World War II military trucks and were used where other trucks couldn’t easily travel.
Ever wonder how an entire new floor for a 1955 Chevrolet is shipped? This is the largest sheetmetal shipment we have ever received and the packaging is great!
After 62 years of ownership this 83 year old will finally be seeing his dream of this 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible being restored back to it’s original condition.
The 1970 Pontiac GTO we just had come in is well preserved that the tank build sheet was still there an in perfect condition. This “goat” was built at General Motors Fremont Assembly and sent to Sumner Pontiac Company in Des Moines, Iowa.
Now powered by a 572 Chevrolet crate motor the Chevelle has been tuned on the dyno. The color is the original Autumn Gold Metallic used on the 1970 Chevelles.
With a new set of Torq Thrust wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich tires and a refresh of the suspension this 1965 Ford Mustang that the owner has owned since high school is transformed from a pony to a mustang.
Five different colors of paint and this 2.0-Liter Mazda MZR engined race car is ready to take on the ST1 competition at NASA events across the country.
This owner of this second generation GTO got this car brand new for her 17th birthday. She drove it for a few years until she got her first corvette and she parked it for the last 28 years. This car is very original and we hope we can keep many of the original parts.
Hints of the original Medium Blue Metallic can now be seen on this Ford Mustang Boss 302. The underside of these cars were left in primer and the color of primer was determined by the color of the leftover paint that was dumped into the primer from the night before.
This beautiful 1966 Ford Mustang Fastback is now ready for the track. With a current and extra thorough tech inspection and new log book this vintage race car is ready for racing season.
Marking out the graphics that will be painted onto the full carbon fiber body. Labeling the colors each section will be really helps keep our minds on the same page.