Many of our customers here in Hayward bring us their late model work trucks for restoration or refurbishment. With new trucks costing over $50,000, in many cases it makes sense to invest in a refurbishment of your trusted ride and extend it’s life, for about one-fifth the cost.
Rusty cab corners and rotten beds are the most common problems with 80s and 90s pickup trucks. Replacement cab corners and bed panels are readily available through our network of suppliers. We cut out all rusted areas back to the solid steel, treat the inner panel with a rust inhibitor and weld new steel in place. After a skim coat and primer, the final color is blended as if the rust was never there.
In the last few years we have found many truck frames from the 80s and 90s with badly rusted cross members. When you see the construction of the rear frame members, it seems that they are purposely designed to collect debris leading to rusted out frame members under the truck bed. To restore these frames we media blast the frame down to bare metal, weld in new redesigned cross members then prime and paint the entire frame giving your late model truck frame many more years of service.
Some of the late model trucks we have restored include; Ford F 150, F 250, F 350, Chevy K Series, Toyota Pickups
70’s Muscle Cars
- A large majority of the ‘restored’ collector cars available for purchase were built specifically to be sold for a profit. Rarely are these cars done with the care, quality, or to the depth that they deserved. We have seen a number of ‘ground up’ restorations that have had to be completely re-restored in order to get them to the quality level the owner expected when they purchased the car. Low quality products and cutting corners to increase profit is why a lot of these cars have rather serious overall quality problems.
- A restoration controlled by the owner allows quality to be determined not by how much the car will resale for but from those exact specifications from the owner himself. You control the quality start to finish and decide where to focus those labor hours and when to cut corners. We have found even our driver level restorations are at a quality level far and above many cars up for sale as ‘complete – ground up’ restorations.