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Central Valley Collision Repair is home to one of the highest quality classic car restoration services available in California. Every detail no matter how small is restored to pristine show room finish. Our customer's cars are seen in national magazines and many have won best-in-show awards at car shows across the United States.
Looking for perfection? Our goal is to provide excellence in all of our work, not just restorations. We use only state-of-the-art equipment to have complete control during the entire restoration process. We can restore your automobile to any level you desire at any budget.
Make the Glory Days Come Alive
We build cars that bring back memories from past lives and give them a fresh new life. You can start making our own family memories in a vehicle restored completely to your specification. Rest assured knowing your classic car is in good hands. You'll be driving down memory lane in the car of your dreams!
If you have a classic car in need of restoration, contact us today!
A complete auto restoration is completely disassembling the vehicle and restoring each and every part and system. This process limits ongoing maintenance and future restoration situations.
A full auto restoration primarily includes:
- Disassemble and catalog every piece on vehicle
- Pull body off frame (optional)
- Media blast and restore frame (optional)
- Media blast or mechanically/chemically strip vehicle
- Metal repairs of all rust
- Replace or replate all trim
- Smooth out body of all waves and dents
- Rebuild existing mechanical systems or replace
- Upgrade brake, steering & suspension systems
- Rebuild engine or replace with a crate motor
- Upgrade transmission & gearing
- Etch prime and seal vehicle after stripping
- High build primer after body work
- Block sand entire vehicle
- Paint and clear vehicle - all jambs, under hood and under deck lid
- Sand and buff
- Undercoat vehicle
- Replace seat covers, foam and repair springs
- Replace carpet
- Replace headliner
- Restore dash
- Restore door panels
- Replace or restore interior trim
Award Winning Body & Fabrication Craftsmen - Complete Restoration and Customs1938 135m Delahaye - Complete Restoration
-Door skins, tanue cover, rockers & fender components
-Body work entire car and prep for paint all the way down to the fabrication of the oil cap
Won 2nd place in its' class at Pebble Beach in 2006
Sold 2010 for $2.4 million
1952 Siata - Concept Car
-Fabricated all 4 pans/whole rear body panel, right door
-Body worked the entire car
Won 2nd place in its' class at Pebble Beach in 2007
1952 Desoto - Full Custom
-1994 Ford Taurus headlights
-1970 Cadillac tail lights
-Recessed rear licensed plate
-Molded rear quarters
-Body worked entire car
Shown at numerous places on show circuit and won "Good Guys" in Pleasanton
1951 Crown Vic Ford
-Lower front fenders
-Lower rear quarters
-Cut door jams and moved back for perfect gaps
-Fit fender skirts
-Body worked entire car
-Won numerous awards
Won Best of Show at Texas Roundup Out of 1000 Cars
Won 3rd place Grand National Roadster Show
Won award for Top 5 Custom of The Year
Ross Stimple has won numerous awards with several other cars he has restored.
William Newcomb, 12/13/2019
The body work I received on my car made the car look better than it did even before the accident. The staff was also super friendly and provided updates to keep me up to date with the process of my car. I would definitely recommend this place to my own family!