Tag Archives: autorama

  • Eastwood’s ‘Shop Talk’, Episode 28.5: JF Launier - 2014 Ridler Award Winner

    It’s probably safe to assume that the Detroit AutoRama Ridler Award is the most prestigious honor in the fabrication world.

    Typically two people will receive a trophy: one to the builder and one to the shop that financed it.

    In the case of JF Launier, he was awarded both trophies: A testament to JF’s work ethic, confidence, and craftsmanship.

    Sit tight & listen to Kevin as he previews things to come on next week’s episode of Shop Talk, where JF explains what it takes to win the coveted Ridler Award!


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  • Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs- Live Winfield Chop Shop on a 1949 Ford Shoebox

    This time the traveling Winfield Chop Shop stopped in Cincinnati for the 2013 Cavalcade of Customs. This time around the car under the knife was a stock 1949 Shoebox Ford with the original flathead V8 owned by Tim Jones. Tim has owned the car for 3 years and he's been into cars since he was a kid.   Click Here To Read Full Post...
  • Winfield Chop Shop Tour Houston, TX - Part 2

    After the seam was welded, Gene and the crew went ahead and made a new panel for the one rear corner to make it all fit seamlessly. He used Eastwood Plastic Metal Shaping Hammers and Sandbag to form the panel and get the rough shape that was needed to fit the roof.  Click Here To Read Full Post...