Lew’s Lark Convertible

Lew tooted all around town in this fun little ’63 convertible. He last drove it in 2000, garaging it for the past 12 years.  It’s now in the shop for resto, where we’ll clean it up, remove the rust, upgrade parts and make it a fun […]

Lincoln Classic

Photo Credits – GBZ 1963 Lincoln Four Door = Cruiser Deluxe.   Cleaned, rebuilt the carburetor for this car today. The engine needs some clean up and attention,but the old girl fires and runs, now.

1976 Avanti Looker!

Photo Credits GBZ Finished light freshening of Paul Windish’s 1976 Avanti with Chevy 400ci engine.     Re-arched the springs to obtain the original Avanti body rake. Installed new stereo system. At some earlier point, when the car was repainted […]

Why I Use Delrin

Photo Credits – GBZ On this upper inner control arm bushing, you can see the shaftis no longer centered in the rubber bushing.  These bushings wear fast  because the upper arm is shorter than the lower control arm and sees   […]

Freshening Up 1976 Avanti

Working on Paul Windish’s ’76 Avanti. Photo Credit – GBZ All four in the air…..upgrading suspension, installing new weather seals,re-arching rear springs, installing new clock, adding amp to the sound system. Cleaning, rebuilding and resealing the power steering control valve […]

Up and Running in the New Shop

Photo Credit – GBZ Lew Shucart’s (Avanti Magazine editor) convertible – underway.New frame for this car in the foreground.

Brad and The Golden Girl

…and it’s Shipped!!

Photo Credits – GBZTransport truck picked up the 1963 Avanti. Shipping to a coastal port, then across the Atlantic.Final destination is Switzerland. Traveling in good company – with cars from Pebble Beach Concouers.Yes that is a larger model red Ferrari!!

Finished!! Golden Girl

Photo Credits – GBZ Sophistication in Avanti Gold  – 1963 R2(original Studebaker color) Nice lower grill.Helps protect the radiator and condensor. Love these Avanti rear ends.One of the best design features of the car. Interior in Elk and Fawn.Excellent job […]

Studebaker Factory Color Avanti Gold

Photo Credit – GBZ It’s always fun when I find local paint suppliers, who have the Studebaker original colors on file.  Through the combination of modern technology computer color chip matching and working from the actual listed paint formula, I […]

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