V8 Speed & Resto Shop / V8TV Restoration Photo Galleries

Photo galleries of some the Muscle Cars we've restored and are working on for V8TV and in the V8 Speed & Resto Shop!

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1965 Pontiac Tempest Convertible Sheet Metal Repairs at V8 Speed and Resto Shop Photo Gallery

This 1965 Pontiac Tempest came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop looking for some rust and sheet metal repairs.    

 

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1955 Ford F100 Restoration at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop

This cool 1955 Ford F100 has been in the customer's family for many years, and it's finally time to return it to the road with a modern chassis and power!    It will roll on a Fat Man Fabrications chassis and will be powered by a 2014 Ford 5.0 V8 backed by a 6R80 6-speed automatic transmission.     Cool truck.

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1958 Chevrolet Apache Pickup Maintenance and Repairs at V8 Speed & Resto Shop
Old trucks are cool, unless they've been stored in a barn or a field for decades.    This 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup has seen better days, but the owner brought the truck to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in hopes of getting it back on the road.. and back to work!   
 

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1972 Pontiac Firebird Formula 455 4-Speed at V8 Speed & Resto Shop
This 1972 Pontiac Firebird Formula 455 4-Speed is a very rare car, and it was recently treated to a complete restoration.   It's a very nice car, and the new owner wants us at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop to add a few original options to the car to make it a duplicate of the '72 Pontiac Firebird Forumla 455 he bought new!     
 

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1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Maintenance at V8 Speed & Resto Shop
This blue 1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am arrived at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for some detail and maintenance work.      
 

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1970 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible HEMI Restomod Completion at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

This 1970 Plymouth Barracuda is in the midst of a full restomod treatment, complete with a modern fuel injected HEMI engine.   Much of the work is done, but the owner brought the car to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop to have our team take the project across the finish line.   Our team will be completing unfinished work, as well as correcting elements deemed unsafe or not up to the standards of our shop.   We’ll post photo updates here to track the progress of this cool Yellow 1970 Plymouth Barracuda Convertible!
 

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1973 Chevrolet Camaro Body and Paint Restoration at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

This 1973 Chevrolet Camaro Type LT came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop in need of some bodywork and paint restoration.  
 

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1966 Ford Mustang Fastback 2+2 Maintenance at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

This 1966 Ford Mustang came to the shop in need of some general maintenace.   It's a cool car with a 289 V8, and everyone likes a Mustang Fastback 2+2!     

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1969 Chevrolet Corvette LS3 T56 6-Speed Swap at V8 Speed & Resto Shop Photo Gallery

1969 Chevrolet Corvette visits V8 Speed & Resto for an LS3 engine swap, a Modern Driveline 6-speed manual transmission, Vintage Air A/C, Dakota Digital gauges, Wilwood Brakes, YearOne Wheels, Detroit Speed headlight and wiper motors, Magnaflow exhaust, Holley Dominator EFI, and more!

 

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1957 Ford Thunderbird Modifications at V8 Speed and Resto Shop Photo Gallery

This cool 1957 Ford Thunderbird came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in tribute to the owner's Father who owned several of these cool Birds over the years.   Today, we're going to make this one more powerful and reliable for years of trouble-free cruising.   The V8 Speed & Resto Shop team will be installing a custom chassis, complete with Wilwood brakes, coil-over shocks, and upgrade the sway bars for better handling.   The 'Bird will have far more Thunder thanks to a new Ford Racing 5.0 V8 cranking out 430 HP and over 400 lbs.-ft. of torque.   Additionally, we're installing a 6-speed automatic transmission spinning that steam back to a new 9" rear axle.    Upgraded audio and lighting will make it even more fun to drive.  Follow along as we make the upgrades on this slick '57!

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1930 Ford Model A Hot Rod at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

This cool 1930 Ford Model A Hot Rod belongs to a friend of ours, who purchased it mostly the way you see it in the intial photos.   He brought it to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop to have some leather bomber seat pads made, as well as a custom insert for the roof.    It's powered by a 1970 Chevrolet 350 fed by 4 2-barrel carbs, and is shifted by a set of Hurst Lightning Rod shifters!   It's a fun ride!
 
 
 

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2020 Jeep Gladiator Lighting, Bumper, and Winch Upgrades at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

The Jeep Gladiator is a hot off-road ride, and they are fun to modify and personalize.   This black 2020 Jeep Gladiator did not stay stock for long, and it came to the V8 Speed and Resto Shop for some lighting upgrades and a new bumper and winch.   The V8 Speed & Resto Shop team installed a KC Hi-Lites 50" LED light bar overhead with 8 beams, and a pair of Gravity LED Pro6 spotlights at the windshield base.    A Rugged Ridge Arcus front bumper loaded with a Warn 10,000lb capacity winch was installed next.    The V8 Speed & Resto Shop can perform any modification you can think of from lift kits, wheels and tires, power adders, lighting, body mods, interior upgrades, navigation and sound systems, exhaust, brakes, even full engine and powertrain swaps on your Jeep or truck.   Let us know what you have in mind!
 
 
 

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1967 Chevrolet Camaro Tremec 5-Speed and Holley Sniper Fuel Injection Upgrades

This 1967 Chevrolet Camaro is a very cool car, but the owner wanted a bit more reliability and performance.   The plan is to install a Tremec TKO 500 5-speed manual transmisson from Modern Driveline and a Holley Sniper EFI fuel injection system to achieve both goals.    Click to see the video and photos of the process!
 
 
 

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1968 Chevrolet Impala at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop

This 1968 Chevrolet Impala came to the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for a safety inspection and maintenance.  
 

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This 1968 Chevrolet Camaro has been in the owner's family for a long time, and it has also been a very long-term project.   He's done much of the work himself, but enlisted the assistance of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop for some help with electrical wiring, fuel system, and other details to get the car running again.     Click "Read More" to see the photos!  

 

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