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MetalWorks SEMA 2017 Post #3 “Let’s go inside.”

Time to head inside some of the buildings at SEMA to see what we can find. Walking around SEMA you find a crazy variety of cars, and all worth a look...please enjoy a few we captured images of.
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MetalWorks SEMA 2017 post #2

Here is another set of images from our time at SEMA 2017...all these great cars, and we have't even got inside the buildings yet!!

MetalWorks attends SEMA 2017

Massive, amazing, and diverse is a good way to sum up SEMA.  At MetalWorks we stay on the cutting edge of technology for your classic car, and attending SEMA plays a big roll in doing that.  We hope you enjoy some of the images and videos captured this year. This Chevy camper was pure eye candy... https://youtu.be/FDWm99sXyaE      …
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MetalWorks attends Bonneville

Bonneville is hallowed ground for hot rodders, and we finally got the opportunity to hit the salt for ourselves.  Attending for the first time is similar to hitting Las Vegas for the first time...it's a visual overload.  We had a blast, and snapped a few pics to share...we hope you enjoy them.                …
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Fesler flush mount glass in a 1968 Firebird

Flush mounted glass is a great way to give your classic car a sleek and modern look, but it does come with a fair amount of work.  You need to factor in that classic cars were never designed for flush glass, so the factory openings will need to be reworked to accommodate for the new glass.  Factory glass was accented…
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Ron’s 1972 custom Chevy Cheyenne 4×4

Most of us have a classic car that we have dreamed of owning, but due to circumstances the opportunity has never presented itself.  With luck and time many dreams can become reality if we are patient enough…such was the case with Ron Braxling, and his dream of owning a 1972 Chevy Cheyenne 20 Super truck.  Ron had always been drawn…
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Family jewel 1938 Oldsmobile

I love hearing stories of vehicles that have been with a family for decades.  The tales of multiple generations enjoying road trips and vacations, along with thousands of miles of cruising are golden.  The story of the beautiful 1938 Oldsmobile you see gracing these pages is just such a tale. Way back in 1938 Grover Stanton and his two sisters…
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MetalWorks 1968 ProTouring Camaro build.

We finished up our 1968 ProTouring Camaro build, and put together a little video.  We hope you enjoy it.   Our camaro build sits on Forgeline wheels with Baer brakes.  Power comes in the form of a 427ci LS3 backed by a TREMEC 6spd.  TMI supplied the interior with gauges by Dakota Digital.  The impressive ride control is due to…
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MetalWorks attends the 61st annual Portland Roadster Show 2017

We had the honor of displaying our 1955 Chevy and 1968 Camaro ProTouring builds that the 61st annual Portland Roadster Show.  If you were able to attend the show you were in for a real treat, if not, you can still get a taste of the event from a handful of images we snapped while wondering the show plex.  …
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MetalWorks Restoration of Sheridan Hale’s 1937 Willys Coupe

The bone stock, survivor, Willys coupe you see before you could weaken the knees of nearly every hot rodder on planet earth.  Willys coupes dominated the Gasser Wars of the late 1950s and early 60s.  The coupe’s small, light weight bodies made for perfect drag cars, and the vast majority were converted into nose high, straight axle, drag strip warriors.…