SOLD for $330,000

MetalWorks' ProTouring 1954 Chevy 3100 truck build sold at the New Orleans Barrett Jackson auction for $330,000.  Here is a link to the auction results: https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/1954-CHEVROLET-CUSTOM-PICKUP-269861 Here is what the 54 project looked like the day it arrived at the shop...needless to say, it came a long way! The backbone of the restoration is the Art Morrison GT Sport chassis,…

ProTouring 1959 Chevy Corvette Roadster on Art Morrison Chassis

Sadly we hear many horror stories from new customers when they find our shop. Such is the case with this "now" gorgeous 59 Corvette Roadster, but there is a long and expensive story behind the Chevy that lasted over 13 years. We will save the story for an upcoming magazine feature, but we will tell you it's sad, and full…

ProTouring 1957 Chevy Truck

"Can you make my classic car preform like my modern car?" That is a question that is often asked by people wanting their cars to perform with better ride quality, handling, acceleration, and braking. Getting a truck to handle more like a car has been a goal of many since trucks became collectable. So now adapting the concept of ProTouring…

ProTouring 1954 Chevy Truck

Trucks have never been more popular in the classic car world than they are presently. To stereotype, trucks builds have typically either gone up or down with their suspension to create the builder's desired look. Typically 2WD trucks have gone down, and I mean really down with their stance. Many builders are not content with their trucks stance until the…

Our 1955 Chevy Belair ProTouring build

1955 Chevys are one of the all time most iconic cars. When decked out in BelAir trim, they shin even brighter and have captured the hearts of countless enthusiasts. We recently finished a custom build on our customer's 55 BelAir hartop, and its combination of colors and performance demand attention everywhere we take it. Let's take a look into how…

Assembling the new 1967-72 Art Morrison C10 chassis with IRS upgrade and LT5 engine

Art Morrison has released their new chassis for 1967-72 C10 trucks. We were lucky enough to get our hands on the first chassis that has been upgraded to an IRS rear suspension. We thought this would be a great time to create a "how to" set of videos for assembling the new C10 chassis. Check out the images and the…

1954 Chevy Belair ProTouring

  Our ProTouring 1954 Chevy Belair build arrived at the shop as just a shell. The 54 was acid dipped, then, metal worked and mocked up on its new Art Morrison "GT Sport" chassis. The supercharged LSA engine mocked up in the AME chassis with front sheet metal in place. Body out of metal fab and into epoxy before body…

“Body Swapped” 1964 Chevy Corvette to Art Morrison Chassis

Classic looks with modern performance...it sounds nice, but is it really possible? The simple answer is "yes" and a body swap combined with LS/LT engine conversion are two excellent ways to accomplish this goal. Below is how the Corvette looked when it arrived at MetalWorks. The Vette looked great, but the owner was looking for an upgrade in overall performance…

1956 Chevy Nomad Resto-Mod

Body Swapped 1960 Corvette to Art Morrison Chassis