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Build a hot rod from the ground up

Intensive Workshop

Build a hot rod from the ground up

Intensive workshop

Build a hot rod from the ground up

Intensive workshop


Kustom Built Cars is a 501 (c) (3) non profit that provides educational training to the next generation for restoration of  classic cars.

The Hotrod Restoration Workshop

KBC is a Hot Rod and Restoration Workshop

You will learn and perform a variety of techniques under the guidance of a professional car builder.


We are an internationally recognized Hotrod Shop located in Grand Junction, Colorado. We specialize in pre 1970 vehicles of all makes and models.


The chance to learn and work hands on building a custom car from start to finish in a real working Hotrod Shop in beautiful Colorado! You will receive your own basic set of tools that you will need daily.



Work hands on building a custom car from start to finish in a real working hot rod shop in beautiful Colorado!

Evaluation of a Project

Learn whether or not the car is beyond your capabilities. How much time do you have? How much repair the car needs? how hard the parts are to find?

Disassembling the Car

Disassemble a car: What to take apart and when to take apart. Labeling and organization of the car parts.

Rust Repair

Learn how to remove rust and replace it with a new panel.

Metal Working

Metal Working: Learn how to straighten parts, pull dents, and metal finish.

Body Work

Body Work: Learn the uses of different fillers, primer and how to use them hands on.

Basic Suspension Work

Basic suspension work & installation of M2 style suspension and air ride systems.

Basic Engine Rebuilding

Basic Engine Rebuilding: Learn how an engine works and rebuild one.

Basic Welding & Fabrication

Learn basic welding techniques and fabrication with sheet metal, DOM tube & steel plate.


Learn the basics of painting. How paint works, mixing and spraying.

Sanding Car Body

Color Sanding

Learn how to cut and buff your paint to a show quality perfection with tools & tricks of the trade.

Assembly of the Car

Putting the car back together: assembling the car with correct door, hood and trunk gaps.


Learn how to install an aftermarket wiring harness and how it all works.

Admission Inquiries

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Kustom Built Cars Hot Rod Restoration Workshop
Call us at (970) 697-8049
700 Independent Ave. – Grand Junction, CO 81505