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1915 Ford Model T Touring Car
1915 Ford Model T Touring Car

Vehicle restoration and customization is a major industry but is typically carried out by small independent shops that specialize in a particular make or model of vehicle. A complete restoration usually involves removing the body from the chassis and replacing or reconditioning virtually every part and component to the original factory specifications. Customization can refer to most any modification to the chassis, body or drivetrain. This category contains links to companies that specialize in vehicle restoration and customization such as body shops, parts rebuilders or suppliers and other related businesses. You will also find publications and software specifically for restorations in the Publications, Educations and Training category.

The following companies deal the the restoration of brass, antique, vintage and classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars, trucks and vans, motorcycles, motor homes and trailers. If you have a concern or comment about a listing please contact our

Restoration & Customizing Companies:": Valor Performance is based in the Hill Country of Texas, Valor Restorations takes pride in their ability to manage project details and clearly communicate such to their clients, which reduces the possibility of “surprises”. They provide full restoration services including fabrication, paint and body, mechanical services in house, and also provide partial restorative services as needed. They are a Hagerty Insurance Designated Repair Facility and as such work on all kinds of vintage cars, but their specialty is 65-70 Ford Mustangs. Auto SuperShield is a car detailing service shop located in Boca Raton, Florida that specializes in custom vehicle wraps and paint protection films using 3M paint. Additionally, they provide various window tints and paint protection kids to help preserve the paint and condition of your vehicle to increase longevity and value, while providing a premium look. If interested in DIY projects, their blog features articles and infographics that provide tips and advice on how to detail and protect your own car using common household items and tools. Need to rebuild an engine on a classic car? You’re in good hands with the experts at Hullco-Layton Garage. In restoring vintage autos, they repair or rebuild any component of a car that moves and functions, including automatic transmission rebuilding, vintage air conditioning, carburetors, brakes, and suspension. They also specialize in custom paint jobs. Visit their website to learn more, and be sure to check out the photos on their Gallery page. Trick Truck 'N Rod is a full service hot rod building and restoration facility located in Camden Ohio, just outside of Cincinnati and Dayton. With over 100 years of experience, personalized service directly from the owner, reasonable pricing, and several national top 100 street car of the year awards, Trick Truck 'N Rod is the ideal shop to trick out your truck or hot rod. The J Chadwick Company specializes in engraving parts for antique, vintage and classic vehicles. They are able to engrave lettering, logos, or design features on industrial, commercial, or automotive parts using a combination of Pantograph and CNC machinery. They can incorporate customer supplied artwork or recreate original artwork to OEM specifications. They are located in Monrovia, California. Nu-Rex designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and services original and unique, ignition, timing and charging products for 1928-1931 antique Model A Fords. The products are designed to minimize maintenance, increase reliability and performance for those who get out and enjoy their cars. The Touring Shoppe offers restoration and related services, parts and a full exotic and classic car body shop. They are the 2nd largest parts distributor, and the largest restoration and service business in the US for Rolls Royce and Bentley automobiles. Their parts website carries every new OEM and aftermarket, rebuilt and used parts for all Rolls Royce and Bentley models. Call (702) 227-2277 x 1058 for parts. The Touring Shoppe body and paint facility is located at 5115 Dean Martin Dr #501 Las Vegas, and all prep, paint, polish and body work is done on site. There is no need to take your baby all over town for various works. They have Master painters that no one can compare to. call (702) CAR-CARE (227-2273). custom Chrome specializes in antique automotive and motorcycle part restorations. Whether you have pot metal, steel, aluminum or stainless steel parts they can recondition them back to their original finish upgrade them to a show finish. They are a one stop shop for everything chromed and will ship world wide and will also repair damaged parts. Librandi's Plating specializes in antique and classic car chrome restoration parts. Their craftsmen can restore most metal finishes to their original condition and all projects are pre photographed and documented to assure quality control throughout the reconditioning process. The company is located in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Pro Restorers is the Professional Restorers International directory of restoration professionals with biographical pages and helpful information for selecting a qualified shop or skilled individual for your project. You can search by location, category, or alphabetically. Guild Classic Cars is The Guild of Automotive Restorers organization who is one of the largest and most experienced antique and classic car restoration companies in North America. With well over 1000 vehicle restoration under their belt, ranging from early Brass Era Cars, antique, vintage, classic cars and muscle cars, their expertise is unquestioned. You can call them at 905-775-0499 to arrange a tour of their facility or just drop by for a visit. Muscle Car Restorations specializes in muscle car restorations and cater to discerning customers around the world. They work on cars from Mopar, GM, Ford and exotics and promise to never interrupt your project to work on others. They have an open door workmanship policy and have put over 35,000 photographs online to demonstrate their skills. North TX Customs specializes in giving your old car a new life. They provide metal work, media blasting, fabrication, body work, restoration, paint and more. For experience you can trust based on over 14 years of experience give them a call at 972-442-9793 to let them help you tackle your dream. Street Seats specializes in custom hot rod interiors. Check out their website to see the pictures of over 50 custom hot rod interior projects. They take pride in providing their customers with comfortable seats that vary from the nostalgic to the wild or hi-tech. They have over 30 years of hot rod interior design experience and will be happy to discuss your project. Ghost Motor Sports specializes in custom paint jobs, suspension lowering, tinted windows, exhaust systems and custom wheels. They have a full body shop, a full line of exhaust equipment and electronic specialists. They can provide lovering links, power coating, tinting and smoking, vinyl wrap, and wheels and fitment. All of their services are of the finest quality. is a one stop shop for all you classic car, muscle car and hot rod restoration needs. They will do everything from a basic oil change to a full body-off restoration. They have been featured on the cover of Hot Rod magazine and the owner, Dale Oestreich, was named the Small Business Person of the Year in 1994. Classic Car Auto is a personal website that documents the restoration of a 1964 Chevrolet Impala. It includes reviews of appropriate books and magazines, an activity blog and "how to" articles. The Brass Works offers handcrafted reproduction radiators for classic cars and street rods. They make radiators for Model T and Model A Fords and Dodge Brothers cars. They also restore airplane cellular, honeycomb and other radiators and heater cores. They specialize in honeycomb cores, cartridge cores, square tube with wire spacer, round tube cores from McCord, spiral finned tube cores and tube and disc cores. Carb Kits offers carburetor kits for antique, vintage and classic cars and trucks. They also have carburetor kits for imports, marine, industrial and agricultural applications. They have over 35 years of experience in rebuilding carburetors and sell only the highest quality rebuild kits. They will also rebuild your carburetor which includes testing to assure that it meets their standards and your needs. They will be happy to answer your questions so give them a call at 510-237-1277 in the San Francisco Bay area. Complete Radiators are leading suppliers of car and truck radiator, heater core and air conditioning condenser components. They have a reputation for providing only the best quality parts and back that up with a 100 percent money back guarantee. They offer OEM quality at wholesale prices and have a network of distributors throughout the United States to assure timely delivery. They will be happy to answer your questions if you give them a call at 800-375-7777. Classique Cars specializes in parts for 1958 to 1988 Lincolns and Thunderbirds. They have been in business for over 39 years and claim to have the largest NOS inventory for those particular cars in the world. They offer catalogs of their parts, will try to find parts that they do not have, and offer world-wide shipping. Car Body Kit Store has thousands of car body kits to choose from for just about any make and model of car. The store is located in the City of Industry, California, and is a leading distributor of FRP composite and Poly-Urethane body kits, stylish fenders, spoilers and Carbon FRP composite hoods. Red Line Goods specialize in leather shift boots made from genuine Italian leather, brake boots and other leather interior pieces. They have or make custom-made templates for each vehicle to assure a proper fit and have many colors to choose from. They specialize exclusively in shift and brake boots and have been in business since 1999, serving over 30,000 customers. Hunt and Knight is a classic car maintenance and restoration shop located in Louisville, Kentucky. They specialize in Chevrolet Corvette restoration and repair but also work on most all foreign and domestic trucks and automobiles. They have a reputation for quality and on-time delivery.