Beers and Gears 2018

Come join us at the 2018 Beers and Gears Event.  Saturday October 27, 2018. Easton Muscle and Custom will be a vendor at the 2018 Beers and Gears event at Delaware Park. Our display will include examples of our workmanship and creativity so please stop by and meet the crew.

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1969 Chevy C10 Resto-Mod Stage 4

We begin this installment of the C-10 resto-mod with focus on the cab and replacing the rusted floor pans. Depending on the condition of the floor pan and the desired level of restoration, multiple options are available for any budget consideration. After discussing some options, our client selected a full floor pan replacement which will…

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1969 Chevy C10 Resto-Mod Stage 3

At this new phase of the 1968 Chevy Resto-Mod project, the process begins with prepping the cab and bed to identify metal fatigue and rust on all surfaces. Rigorous attention is especially required for those areas of over lapping metal, tight access channels between the fire wall and the dash and rocker panels are prime…

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1969 Chevy C10 Resto-Mod Stage 2

The crew at Easton Muscle and Custom began the disassembly stage by removing the pick-up bed, cab, fenders and hood. Next the engine, transmission, differential, suspension, gas tank, brakes and exhaust system are removed. Once disassembled, the inspection process begins with an overall assessment of the chassis and suspension components. For this particular project, it…

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Automotive Wiring Harness Replacement and Installation

dash wiring on a porsche

The purpose of this article is to present a sampling of photographs with comments directly related to the rewiring of an automotive electrical system. This particular vehicle went through a rotisserie restoration, and after painting, is now ready for installing a new, better than original OEM, custom made wiring harness. Also, as an option on…

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1969 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Resto-Mod

Chevy pickup

The crew at EMC are excited with their latest resto-mod project a 1969 Chevrolet C10 long bed pickup truck. This project will incorporate components of engineering and styling that will take this classic example of an American pick-up and transform it into a stunning custom street machine. This second generation Chevy pickup truck is extremely…

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The Importance of Seam Sealer

Seam Sealer is often an overlooked step of the restoration process to save time and money. Negligence of this critical step can result in moisture seeping through the seams of the unibody,  which will eventually cause rust to form between adjacent panels. By seam sealing these newly fabricated joined panels you have blocked off those…

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Exterior Sheet Metal Patch Panel Installation Guide

patch panel repair on a vehicle

Exterior Sheet Metal Patch Panel Installation Guideby Troy SmithBody Mechanic/Fabricator In this article I will be explaining how to install a patch panel on the outside sheet metal of a restoration project vehicle. The purpose of this article is to explain how to professionally finish a patch style repair with limited to no access to…

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Cruise-In August 2017

A photo taken at the Easton Muscle and Custom Cruise In August 2017

On Friday August 25, our 2nd Easton Muscle and Custom Cruise-In enjoyed perfect weather and was well attended with many new enthusiastic participants. The variety of cars included: exotic and vintage European sports cars, muscle cars and American classics. Conversations abounded on restoration topics, engine modifications and the latest after market products. Many new attendees…

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Floor Pans

Floor Pansby Ryan Kenton When restoring classic cars, the topic usually begins with the floor pans. You’ve probably viewed pictures and/or commentary in an automotive publication a million times. For sale ads that say “solid floors” or “floors are good”. These descriptions are meant to persuade the potential buyer that the project is a good…

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Cruise-In 2017

photo of Easton Muscle and Customs 2017 Cruise In

The staff of EMC would like to thank all the participates of our first Cruise-In/ Shop Tour event on Saturday June 3, 2017. Many of the attendees arrived in style with beautiful examples of classic muscle cars, hot rods and slightly modified daily drivers. Our experienced technicians provided tours of each of the shops that…

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