New job in the shop! Restoration on a 1971 Chevy Chevelle SS.
It is a little rough now, requiring quite a bit of work on the body and mechanically, but it will be one amazing classic muscle car when it is done.
Mike has started tearing down the Chevelle.
Mike has almost completely stripped down the Chevelle, he has welded in the new floor and he is test fitting the new panels.
Mike is cutting off the rear quarter skins and welding in the new rear outer wheel houses.
Mike is getting to work on cutting out the trunk drop pans on the Chevelle.
Del is breaking down the engine today to get it ready to go out to the engine builder and the vehicle is up on the frame rack to get it set up and measured.
The body is getting lifted off the chassis and the chassis is getting ready to move over to media blasting.
Frame is getting torn down and ready for blasting.
The rear end is getting disassembled for restoration, the frame is getting blasted and some of the front suspension components are painted and done.
The rear end has been blasted and painted.
Ben is installing the new control arm bushings, brake lines, hoses and brakes on the rear end and getting the rear end set back under the frame today.
Engine is in today and sitting on the frame.
Setting the body back on the frame today for the Chevelle.
Core support is set up on the Chevelle for test fitting.
Working on restoring the seats today.
Assembling the engine.
Dan painted the firewall and the cowl. Looks amazing and we get to finally see the original color of the vehicle again.
Headlight bezel is reworked, fender wells are painted and ready to go in, new convertible top hoses are installed and the rear wiring harness is installed.
Prepping the body panels for paint.
Blasting to the wheels to prep them for paint.
The body for the chevelle and all the panels have been primed.
Prepping the outsides of the body panels for paint.
Base coat painted. Next will be the stripes.
Sanding and buffing vehicle today. It looked great before, now it is going to look amazing!
Justin is reassembling the Chevelle today. Nearly every part on this car is new and it is going to be unbelievable.
Finishing up the install of the convertible top.
Coming more together today. It will not be long and this car will be back on the road.
Back seat is finally installed!
Dan has repainted the Chevelles quarters.
The Chevelle rear quarters are painted and ready for reassembly.
The rear bumper and deck lid is back on the Chevelle and now everything is lined up perfectly!
The install of the A/C is wrapped up on the Chevelle and splatter painting the trunk, this car is just about ready to leave!
The restored steering wheel, hurst shifter and new horns are installed on the Chevelle.
Ben has started to take down all the suspension parts and core support. He will then blast all the parts, paint them and then install any and all new parts.
All the front end brakes and components are installed and Ben has been hanging the front panels.
More hooking up of the engine, new bumpers are in and gas tank is ready to install.
Ben has pulled apart the front end so we paint the firewall of the Chevelle.
Installing the brake lines.
Front and rear speakers installed.
The inside of the hood, deck lid and doors have been painted.
Now that the chevelle is painted we are reassembling all the panels.
Justin is installing the new strikers, handles locks and seat belts for the Chevelle.
Installing the new top for the Chevelle today.
Assembly is nearly done!
Justin has straightened out the quarter to bumper alignment and Dan is priming the repaired items.
The steering wheel is restored and looks great!
The Chevelle is up on the frame rack getting straightened.
Mike is final welding all the panels now that they are properly aligned.
Mike is getting ready to weld in the new trunk floor.
Mike is finishing up the welding of the trunk floor for the Chevelle.
Mike is seam sealing the trunk floor.
New job in the shop. A 1971 Chevelle being built for a large game company to show off their newest driving game.
Ralph is welding in the new patches for the rear seat floor today.
The new rear floor panel is installed for the Chevelle.
Doing a few minor repairs for this Chevelle, including installing a kickdown cable.
Installing the gas tank and exhaust.
Installing the brake booster and master.
Installing the components on the firewall.
The Chevelle is done and ready for delivery.