Businesses Recommended by Chevelle Enthusiasts

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  Paint/Body The Cobbler's Shop
Tony, aka "The Cobbler"
E-Mail -
4997 South Penny Place
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
Fax: 480-288-8292
If you're looking for a place that has as much interest in your project as you do, the Cobbler's Shop is probably one of the best places to work with. The Cobbler is a master metal man and can turn the nastiest piece of sheet metal into a perfect canvas for your paint. In addition to metal work, they also do body work, media blasting, and of course, top notch paint jobs. The work I had done took almost 2 years to complete and the Cobbler let me pay as the work progressed which made it easier for me to afford a show winning paint job. Herb Lumpp
  Engine Ron Davis Racing Products
Ron Davis
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7334 North 108th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85307
1-800-842-5166 (Orders) or 623-877-5000 (Technical)
Website - (
Ron Davis makes fantastic aluminum radiators. The customer service is first rate and custom orders are no problem. In addition to the radiator, they make very slick fan shrouds if you're using electric fans and very nice expansion tanks to finish off the job. Prices are comparable to other aluminum rad makers but I think the customer service is much better. Herb Lumpp
  Chevelle Parts Ground Up Restorations
Ken Santoro
63 Golden Street
Meriden, CT. 06450
Website - (
Good parts at fair prices... tell them I sent you when you call. Donnie Gates
  Restoration/Body Shops Reflections Unlimited
Mark Vanover, owner
107 West Monroe
Belleville, Il 62220
I was more than impressed with their knowledge of restoration and the quality of their work. Since I do all the other mechanical work on the car, I can see all the places the body shop repaired. I have yet to find anything not done to my satisfaction. Steve Ellison
General Mechanical Bob’s Automotive Racing

This space is dedicated to the memory of Bob Wilcox

God Speed Bob.
Donnie Gates
    Fred Gillis
Fred is located in Glen Burnie, MD.
E-Mail Fred at
Fred is an ACE mechanic. If you want it done right, Fred's the man Donnie Gates
    Magothy Auto
835 Ritchie Highway (Rt. 2)
Severna Park

I have been happy with their work and demeanor. Frank Newman
  Engine Specialist
Wallace Engine Company
Bradley Wallace
1801 Eastern Blvd
Essex, MD 21221
410) 686-9242
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They specialize in full race engines and restoration engines.  They are a full tilt machine shop and do all kinds of work on heads, block, cranks, etc, and full engine assemblies.
Bradley was very accommodating and very focused on service and my satisfaction...
Jeff Keel
  Transmissions Thoroughbred Transmissions
Steve Powell
11011 Scaggsville Rd.
Laurel, MD 20723
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If you want it done right the first time, here's the shop you want to take it to. Tell Steve I sent ya! Donnie Gates
  Rears Rear Rebuilding
Tom Morris
Mt. Airy, MD
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Good prices, good turn around. Quality work! Donnie Gates
  Upholstery Ted's Trim Shop
Ted Tontrup
204 E. Belcrest Road
Bel Air, MD 21014
Custom Upoholstery Cars, Boats, Trucks, Vans, Motorcycles. Ted does things a little different... he comes to YOUR place. Ted is a "perfectionist" when it comes to his work.... highly recommended! Mike Annen
  Carburetor Repair Abel Automotive Service
7403 Eastern Ave
Baltimore Maryland 21224 
Mon-Fri 7:30-4:30
Have had at least 5 carburetors rebuilt by this company and have several friends that I referred to them and never received a complaint. Top quality work and friendly to deal with, fast turn around and very good prices Jim Greaves
  Misc. Dottie's Trophies and Awards
4 N. 2nd St., Rt. 1
Laurel, MD 20707
For TOP quality trophies and awards, you will find NO better. Tell Phil I sent ya! Donnie Gates
    Saginaw Steering Columns
Chuck Greason
Baltimore, MD
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Repair/rebuild/modify your Saginaw steering columns. Column to floor shift conversions & tilt rebuilding. He can install high beams in columns just like late model GM's. Chuck has been redoing these columns for years. Top quality work! Donnie Gates
    Headers, intake or exhaust coating
Tom Morris
Mt. Airy, MD
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Need your headers, intake or exhaust coated? Tom is a Jet-Hot dealer, good prices, quick turn around. Donnie Gates
    J&J Catering
James Dennis
Perryville, MD
We've been using J&J Catering for about 6 years. Great food, great people. If you want awesome crabcakes... look no further! Donnie Gates
    Vehicle Appraisals
Jack Anderson
Pikesville, MD
Jack started doing the appraisals for our club in 2003. He charges a modest price, gives you a very detailed report in just about 48 hours. Jack will travel to your location or you can bring it to him. Don't wait for an accident to wish you would have had an appraisal done! Donnie Gates
    In Pictures
Kenny & Tammy Payne
15921 Paisley Lane
Bowie, MD 20716
TOP quality trophies and awards at bargain prices! Don't forget to tell them I sent ya! Donnie Gates
  Brakes Hydratech Braking Systems
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26642 Haverhill Dr.
Warren, MI 48091
586-427-6970 or 586-531-2115
Website - (
Hydratech provides an alternative to your typical vacuum assist brakes. This is especially important for people running engines with too little vacuum to properly operate a vacuum booster. Paul was very helpful and was able to answer all of my questions before I actually decided to purchase the system. When I finally did place my order, Paul made sure he sent enough hose and fittings to make the installation go as smooth as possible. The best part was the after the sale support. Very few companies seem to care about their customers after the sale is made. Paul has been very gracious and helpful with troubleshooting and making sure I'm 100% satisfied with my purchase! Herb Lumpp
New Jersey
  Body Shop Truman's Muscle Cars
John Truman
311 Oakland Ave.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 0834
One of the best, if not the best, body man in the business!  This guy is a real magician when it comes to fabrication, rust repair, you name it. 

John is also an authorized Goodmark sheetmetal distributor.  Tell him Donnie Gates sent ya!

Donnie Gates
New York
  Chevelle Parts East Coast Chevelle
POC - Dave Esposito
40 Burt Drive - Bldg. 9
Deer Park, NY
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Good parts at fair prices... tell them I sent you when you call. Donnie Gates
  Misc. Studio 4 East
103 West Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706
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If your looking for some awesome artwork for your show T-shirts, give these guys a call. They offer top quality and competitive prices... tell Peter I sent you when you call. Donnie Gates
North Carolina
  Chevelle Parts Hinshaws Chevelle Parts
James Hinshaw
1248 North Hwy NC 87
Elon College, NC 27244
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Good parts at fair prices... tell them I sent you when you call. Donnie Gates
  Misc. Vintage Radio Resto
900 Crestview Drive
Newberg, OR 97132
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Great Original radio restorations and speaker reconing. They have reasonable prices and a quick turnaround. Frank Newman
  Restoration/Body Shops Yoder's Restorations
Doug Yoder
11011 Scaggsville Rd.
Red Lion, PA
If Doug is in your area and you want it done right, here's the shop you want to take it to. Doug has restored a '66 Chevelle to perfection Donnie Gates
    Pienta's Restorations
Ed Pienta
Wilkes-Barre, PA
If Ed is in your area and you want it done right, here's the shop you want to take it to. Ed has a '67 Chevelle he personally restored that is a top winner at every show he enters. Donnie Gates
South Carolina
  Misc. D & M Restoration
46 Grand Ave.
Greenville, SC 29607
864-421-9959 or 800-722-0854
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Great Original radio restorations. Frank Newman
  Paint/Body Graveyard Run Restorations
Mark & Jen Seybold
855 Geedsville Rd.
Bradyville, TN 37026
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If you are looking for pride of workmanship, attention to detail a commitment to perfection, talk to Mark & Jen. They perform the most amazing work. From frame-off restoration to just body & paint. You will not be disappointed. Jeff Barnes
  Misc. Rallye Productions
W229 N1477 Westwood Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186-1153
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If your looking for Show T-shirts, dash plaques, etc... give these guys a call. They offer top quality and competitive prices... tell Mary Lynn I sent you when you call. Donnie Gates

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