John's Challenger John's Body Shop
Specializing In Restoration and Auto Repair Since 1978



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We can do any stage of restoration you would like.
Factory stock, mild custom, resto-mods with modern suspension, brakes, engines, or turn key rotisserie restorations. No job to big or small. Including engine compartment, detailing, interior detailing, etc.
Also availible House of Kolor custom paint jobs and airbrushing service.
We have original PPG acrylic enamel spray-outs of 69-71 mopars colors.
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T/A Challengers 1969 1/2 Road Runners  

Procedures

Steps:

* Disassembly

- Pictures for documentation & re-assembly
- Parts are tagged, labeled and stored in totes  Pic 1  Pic 2

* Paint/Rust Removal

- Crushed Glass Blasting ~~ New Technology  Pic 1  Pic 2
- Aluminum Oxide Blasting
- Glass Bead Blasting

* Metal Prepping

- Two part process to clean metal

* Epoxy Prime

- Parts are coated with 2 coats of Zinc Epoxy  Pic 1

* Metal Work  Pic 1  Pic 2

- Dent Removal
- Sheet metal replacement  Pic 1
- Sheet metal alignment
- Parts are pre-fitted

* Body Work

- Filler Work
- Priming and Block Sanding

* Painting  Pic 1  Pic 2

- Down draft baking booth  Pic 1
- Sikkens paint mixing system  Pic 1
- Base coat clear coat

* Buffing

- Multi stage sanding of clear coat buffing steps and glaze

* Detail

- Parts plating and chroming  Pic 1
- Stainless Buffing
- Misc. parts painting

* Assembly

- Complete car assembly
- Engine compartment  Pic 1
- Brakes wheels  Pic 1  Pic 2
- Suspension  Pic 1
- Exhaust  Pic 1
- Fuel
- Electrical  Pic 1
- Body
- Stripes and Decals
- Glass
- Interior  Pic 1  Pic 2
- Convertible tops
- Parts Ordering

* Engine and Transmission  Pic 1

- Painting and Detailing  Pic 1
- Sublet engine building
- Sublet Tran's building
- Dyno tuning  Pic 1  Pic 2  Pic 3  Pic 4
- Transportation  Pic 1



* Prestigious Awards Our Restorations Have Recieved



* 999 points at Chevy Vettefest
* Gold Spinner
* First place at Milestone Society Concours d'Elegance Invitational
* Best Chevrolet presented by President, Jim Perkins at St. Ignace, Michigan
* Best of Show
* Best Paint
* Best Interior
* Best In Class
* People's Choice
* Editors Choice & Best Stock at Super Chevy in Indianapolis
* Best of Show at Minnesota's Back to the 60's





John's Body Shop
Nicollet, MN
Phone: 507-947-3120 | Fax: 507-947-3392
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