Custom Classics - Customizing & Restorations

Auto Restoration

For over 30 years, Custom Classics auto restoration and auto body in the Chicago area has provided classic car restoration services from trim enhancements to frame-off nut and bolt auto performance restorations for classic antiques, muscle cars, exotic cars, collector cars, street rods, and hot rods in Chicago and across the nation. A blend of artistry and automotive expertise, our award-winning auto restorations are performed by trained technicians using state-of-the-art equipment. For auto restoration projects large and small, we provide a thorough proposal detailing steps and costs and even a photographic timeline of your progress. With Custom Classics, you can be assured of an exceptional car restoration of your special classic car at a competitive price. Let us help you restore your car today!

Our full-range of car restoration services include:

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  • Frame-off nut and bolt auto restoration
  • Sheet metal fabricating                                              
  • Interior and trim
  • Glass
  • Stainless steel polishing
  • Chroming and re-plating of parts
  • Custom paint and airbrushing - LIFETIME WARRANTY*
  • Suspension installs
  • Custom body work



Let us put you in one of yesterday’s cars for today’s driving pleasures.

Award-Winning Auto Restoration
Our restorations have been recognized for their superiority at classic auto shows in Chicago and across the United States, with first place national awards at these renown car events and more:

Award-Winning Auto Restoration

  • Street Rod National
  • Mustang Nationals
  • Nova Nationals
  • Chevelle Nationals
  • Olds Nationals
  • Alfa Romeo Nationals
  • Lamborghini Nationals
  • Pontiac Trans Am Nationals
  • Pontiac GTO Nationals
  • Musclecar & Corvette Nationals

Check out this video from the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals in Chicago featuring our frame-off restoration of a 1954 Chevrolet Corvette:

Custom Street Rods & Car Builds
At Custom Classics, we’ll work with you to capture your vision, creating a hand-built street rod or performance restorations from the ground up. Our skilled custom specialists will select quality parts from respected manufacturers that best fit your custom car build's needs and budget. The possibilities are endless - if you can dream it, we can build it!

Find or Sell Your Classic Car
Let Custom Classics find the collector car you’ve always wanted or help you sell a classic car you have. Using our extensive nationwide network, we’ve matched many enthusiastic buyers  with sellers from coast-to-coast. And when the search is done, we’ll pick up and deliver your classic car anywhere in the United States in one of our fully enclosed or flat-bed open trailers. Call or e-mail today with the model and year of that special car you’re looking for or the car you are trying to get rid of.

*For more information about the exclusive Standox Lifetime Warranty, click here.

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