With it’s flared wheel arches, frenched in lights, and custom interior the Jensen Interceptor is ready to take it’s 412 hp, 478 ft-lb, 440 ci engine to the streets of the Northwest United States.
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First Year Fastback
In September 1964 Ford released the third body style for the mustang, the fastback 2+2. September was also the month that cars of the new model year were released so all fastbacks built in 1964 are considered cars of the 1965 model year. This example is now back on the road after many years of storage.
After: 1966 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
The frame off restoration of this 1966 Ford Mustang GT Convertible is completed and wears the one year only color code U described as Tahoe Turquoise.
After: 1970 Pontiac GTO
The frame off restoration of this single owner 1970 Pontiac GTO in Atoll Blue Poly has been completed and is ready to be driven away for it’s next fifty years on the road.
After: 1951 Willys M38
Finished in Gunmetal Grey Metallic the 1951 military Jeep has been transformed with a couple modern and more convenient touches. The owners father who originally owned the Willys has his racing number displayed on the tailgate in remembrance.
After: 1959 International Metro AM 150
Now finished and equipped with a 7000 watt gas powered Onan generator this International Metro is ready to go home for conversion into a shop for anything the owner might want to sell.
1959 Chevrolet Viking Superior School Bus
Founded in 1909 Garford Motor Truck Company changed their name to the Superior Body Company in 1925 and then to the Superior Coach Company in 1940. Superior was famous for building ambulances, hearses, and school buses.
6.6L 400 CID V8
The original numbers matching 400 cubic inch engine to the 1970 Pontiac GTO is now rebuilt and restored. The block has been painted back to the original Pontiac color of Pontiac Blue Metallic.
The 1970 Pontiac GTO is now repainted in it’s original color of Atoll Blue Poly known as Code 28 and shown on the original build sheet.
The 1970 Pontiac GTO didn’t need much rust repair but the tin worms had made it into the rear quarters and they had to go. New quarters will be fitted to bring them back to match the condition of the rest of the car.
1958 Porsche 356 Convertible D
Built by Drauz in Heilbronn this car is the rarest of the production Porsche 356 models ever manufactured for a full year. The Convertible D was meant to be a “weekend racer” and was built with a removable windshield among other significant differences from the Speedster.
1937 Rolls-Royce 25/30
The Rolls-Royce 25/30 was an updated version of the 20/25 with a more powerful engine. Larger and larger bodies were being fitted to the Rolls Royce chassis and it was decided more power was needed. Only the chassis and mechanical parts were made by Roll-Royce the bodies were fitted by a coachbuilder of choice of the new owner.
Painted: 1959 International Metro AM 150
The murals and camper windows are now gone. A three tone paint scheme picked out by the owners daughter has been applied and the results bring back the classic look to the van.
Buses like this 1938 White Model 706 were used to move tourists around the Yellowstone National Park. The park had 98 Model 706 buses added to their fleet from 1936 to 1939. A little welding, painting and maintenance was needed on this one with great care taken to not damage the original patina.