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Painted, assembled, and rolling Art Morrison chassis by MetalWorks

  At MetalWorks we offer prepped, painted, and assembled Art Morrison chassis.  We can also make your AME chassis a roller with drive train set in place completely ready for your classic's body.  Are you considering an AME chassis, or have questions? Give our Speed Shop a call and talk with an actual hot rod builder about the most important…
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Detroit Speed 4 Link install in 1968 Chevy Camaro by MetalWorks Speed Shop.

We just finished another Detroit Speed 4 Link install in this 1968 Camaro, and wanted to create a quick post to show you the process using images.  The rear suspensions by DSE perform amazingly.                                                    …
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Old Car…new Suspension. Detroit Speed Suspension install in a 1968 Chevelle by MetalWorks Speed Shop

                                       
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Wegner Motorsports engines & accessory drive kits available at MetalWorks Speed Shop

If you have chosen an LS platform engine for your build, you have options for an accessory drive kit.  From our strong experience building many LS powered ProTouring cars, we have found hands down that Wegner Motorsports provides the best product on the market.   Wegner kits are available in Retro Diamond Cut, Solid Black Anodize, and Machined finishes.  …
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Post restoration follow up of our 1937 Willys coupe.

If you haven't read our previous BLOG post on our 1937 Willys coupe restoration, please do as it gives the coupe's amazing history and shows it in "un-restored" condition as well as incredible historical images.  I wanted to do a follow up post to showcase some images of the now "restored" coupe.          
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MetalWorks 1970 Chevy Z28 Camaro

Having heard the stories of many classic car enthusiasts over the years, I find there are some common themes.  The most consistent is stories about glory days from high school, the cool cars and unforgettable times with friends.  Perhaps it’s due to being highly influenced in our youth, or the heightened need to be “cool” and fit in but one…

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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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.  …