Chassis Fabrication in Northeast Tennessee

Custom Metal Fabrication

  • Building Stainless Steel Race Headers

    Looking forward to hearing the deep sound of these custom stainless steel headers.

  • Creating The Next Generation Cosworth Vega

    This new Cosworth will have the classic vega look, but with 950HP and a fogger.

  • First Pass With The Vega Wagon

    Naturally aspirated 1/4 mile pass...

  • Drag Racing Chassis Fabrication

    This project started with lots of American made chrome moly steel tubing.

  • Don’t Cry For Me Cosworth . . .

    Watch as we make a new Vega Cosworth from this pile chrome moly pipe.

  • BBC 500 ci Planned For The Nostalgia Funny Car Project

    The body of our Nostalgia project is an original Della Woods shell, the same as the Budweiser King, ...

  • Drag Car Chassis Certification

    NHRA chassis cert day at Bristol. The inspector checks tubing size and does a sonic test for wall thickness. ...

  • Funny Car Chassis In Final Weld Process

    The chassis had enough weld to be unclamped from the Jig table and flipped over to finish off the TIG ...

  • Nostalgia Funny Car S&W Chassis Final Stages

    Looking For A Nostalgia Funny Car?

  • Did someone mention project cars . . . here is what we have available.

    This 1971 Opel 2-door coupe has a full steel body in great shape. The Opel is called the "poor man's ...

  • Custom Drag Racing Headers

      We Make Drag Racing Headers

  • Nostalgia Funny Car Project Chassis Fabrication

    We started this project with an S&W chassis kit. We are trying to keep the funny car cage low. A ...

  • Fuel Tanks, Dry Sump Oil Tanks, We Make It All. . .

    Metal fabrication. . . Chassis fabrication is all in a days work. The project car below would not accept ...

  • Sheet Metal Fabrication

    Bead rollers, brakes and benders are just a few of the metal fabrication tools used to create custom ...

  • Watch this quick peek at the Vega Wagon

    This is a 1977 Vega Wagon Stretched 6". It has S&W Chrome Moly Tube Chassis and Funny Car Cage, ...

  • The Vega Wagon 482 BBC Comes Alive

    NHRA 6.0 Certified S&W Chrome Moly Chassis, Tig Welded . .

  • Finalizing Another Chevy Vega

    The Vega Wagon has been at the body shop for a week.  It should be coming back next week. Then final ...

  • Building Race Headers

    First, get a bundle of tubes. Then cut and tack them up. This set of headers are a Side Exit 2" Stahl ...

  • This Is How We Do It. . . Chassis And Roll Cage Engineering

    This chassis and roll cage example is mild steel. This car will certify for 7.50 ET and live a long ...

  • We Build Custom Cars

    Just a few chassis fabrication tools we use at the shop. If you work around machinists, architects, ...

  • Mocking Up The Vega Hatchback

    Now that the Vega is off the chassis table – it's time to mock-up everything. Below we installed an ...

  • Sheet Metal Wing

    The owner wanted to keep his tires planted at the big end — we told him to try this. The side spill ...

  • A Peek Under The Vega Wagon Drag Car

    The Vega Wagon is nearing completion mechanically. Here is a quick look at the underside. The sheetmetal ...

  • Custom Metal Fabrication

    What came first the Tonneau or the Wing? The only way to make this wing work was to have a tonneau cover ...

  • 2250 lbs — the fighting weight of the Vega Wagon

    UPDATE: View final car and weight,  August 2018 Car weight =2330 lbs (no driver, race ready) Next ...

  • Update: Vega Wagon Drag Car

    View all posts from this Vega Wagon project Inquire About This Vega Drag Car!

  • Lexan Vega Wagon Windows

    When your punch list has lexan windows on it — you know this week is booked! Lots of Lexan windows, ...

  • Wiring The Vega Wagon

    We've been making great progress finalizing the Vega Wagon build. Below you will notice; relays, timers, ...

  • Tubs, Tin And Sheet Metal Fabrication

    Finishing up the sheet metal for the Vega Wagon. All of the aluminum panels as well as the aluminum ...

  • The Vega Wagon Gets Side Exit Headers

    2 1/4" primaries with 4" merge collectors, 18 gauge 304 stainless steel. . . A few hours . . . and ...

  • 6.0 NHRA Certification

    1977 Vega Wagon - entire build step by step:

  • Puzzle Time

    Vega Wagon Chassis Painted. Firewall and body extensions completed  — can't wait to see assembled. ...

  • Vega Wagon Bodywork By Ray Charles…

    Paint by Stevie Wonder... Looking for a Michelangelo to finish...

  • Getting up to speed on the Vega Wagon build

    The Vega is nearing completion!  The body has been removed for the final time after welding in the ...

  • Custom Sheet Metal For Drag Car

    T2, as we call it, gets new tin after replacing both rear frame rails, and ladder bar crossmember due ...

  • This 6.0 drag car gets rear tires fit, firewall built and more.

    The Vega Wagon firewall is looking great. Welding in steel panels to complete and pass NHRA tech. Below ...

  • The G-Body Shuffle

    The G-body designation was originally used for 1969–1972 Pontiac Grand Prix and 1970–1972 Chevrolet ...

  • Tranny Tunnel Vision

    This project showed up missing the trans tunnel cover but had the Dzus tabs mounted. Double frame rails ...

  • Vega Wagon Drag Car Progressing Rapidly

    Buy it now as a roller or as a complete car — you choose.  

  • TIG Welding Chrome Moly Chassis

    The vega wagon S&W chrome moly chassis came off the jig table for the final TIG weld up. Currently ...

  • 1936 Plymouth Coupe Suspension And Chassis Tuning

    We are in the final stages of this "daily driver" build. Currently we are trying to find a body shop ...

  • Removable Vega Wagon Body

    See  — the body does come off!  We have a few more bars to add then we will weld'er up. For those ...

  • For Sale Chevy Vega Wagon Roller

    Buy it now as a Roller  . . . . or buy it finished in the spring. This is a 1977 Chevy Vega Wagon built ...

  • Electrical Wiring — The Right Way

    This last season we have wired a few cars in the shop. The ’33 Coupe Pro Street, the 1969 Camaro drag ...

  • Making This Chevelle Great Again

    This Chevelle is going through a transformation – from race car to daily driver. This 67 Chevelle ...

  • Metal Fabrication in Northeast Tennessee

    Below are a few fabrication projects using aluminum and steel sheet metal. The three-piece trans tunnel ...

  • Metal Fabrication: Stretching the wheel wells on the Vega Wagon

    We were having a little problem getting the 31-inch drag slicks in and out of the vega wheelhouse, so ...

  • Window frame tubing and tabs have been finished and installed

    The window frames for the Camaro are bent to shape, and the window tabs welded up. The window templates ...

  • Plymouth Coupe Sheet Metal Fabrication

    The ’36 Coupe sheet metal fab work is nearing completion. Time to tackle the dreaded . . . hole in ...

  • Drag racing parachute and wing plus new Plymouth coupe flooring

    The ’68 Camaro And Metal Fabrication This Stroud Pro Stock parachute just fits under the new wing ...

  • Having the right tools for the job

    We hear from many classic car owners in need of custom built performance parts. The photo below shows ...

  • 1968 Camaro Rolling Chassis -sold

    Built to run Sportsman Class or Bracket Racing, NHRA Certified 8.50. This is a new car. Mild steel, ...

  • The Vega Wagon Drag Car

      We are getting to the end of the pile of S&W chrome moly tubing. Engine and transmission ...

  • This 1936 Plymouth Coupe is going to be one COOL Hot Rod!

    The boys in the shop have been chipping away at the ’36 Coupe project – mostly doing the stuff ...

  • 1968 Chevy Camaro Roller

    The ’68 Camaro drag car recently received NHRA certification to 8.50.  We've been busy wiring and placing ...

  • Stretched Chevy Vega Wagon

    Getting started with our S&W Race Chrome Moly Chassis Kit. Tacking up — making sure everything ...

  • The 1936 Plymouth Coupe Dashboard

    This 1936 Plymouth Coupe originally came to us with just a round cluster in the center of the dash. ...

  • 68 Camaro Chassis Fabrication

    Before we placed the body back on we had to make and TIG weld the drivers floor. The center "X" under ...

  • Chassis Fabricators in Northeast Tennessee

    Spring has sprung, the dogwoods are flowering and our winter project has come out of hibernation. The ...

  • We just finished these exhaust headers for the 68 Camaro

    These look like a candelabra! They will be attached to an All Aluminum 555 Big Block. Plus we fabricated ...

  • High Performance Chassis Suspension And Rear End

    This Camaro is another project we have in the shop. We have been fitting the body and lining up the ...

  • Sheet Metal Fabricators

    These are floor pans. These sheet metal floor pans are not from a parts store. They are custom made ...

  • We Build Zoomies And Custom Headers

    Below are the custom exhaust headers we built for the 33 Plymouth Coupe. We just got them back from ...

  • Bringing back the oldies with metal fabrication

    At 79 years old this 5-window coupe needed some "reconstructive surgery" when we first brought it to ...

  • 1933 Plymouth Coupe in final stages of production

    A sneak peak of the Coupe as we start to put the car back together. This custom 1933 Plymouth 5-window ...

  • Custom Fabrication, Mig and Tig Welding

    All good chassis fabricators knows that making each element look good and fit within the parameters ...

  • Metal Fabrication

    The side canards have been tacked in place on this project. Once they are finalized they will mimic ...

  • Metal fabrication and these Plymouth Coupe projects

    Both of the Plymouth Coupe projects are progressing. At iCanFab we have the right tools, and team, to ...

  • Making custom door hinges for the 36 Coupe

    The forward exposed door hinge on the this 1936 Plymouth is not a good design, and nobody sells a door ...

  • Metal fabrication, math and creative visualization

    Anyone restoring a 1936 Plymouth Coupe can buy a fiberglass fender online. For this coupe that would ...

  • 36 Coupe Chassis and Suspension

    We started this 1936 Plymouth 5-window coupe project about 2 weeks ago. We found ourselves asking . ...

  • Need a custom rear end housing for your Street Rod?

    Narrowed up street rod, small banjo, 9" FORD rear end housing. Below a closeup of Moser engineering ...

  • The 33 Coupe Metal Fabrication and Design

    The final "hit list" on this 33 Coupe is getting smaller every week. We started this 1933 Plymouth Coupe ...

  • Brake System Components installed on 33 Coupe

    Just finished installing all the brake components; including the master cylinder, residual valves, line ...

  • New restoration project arrived last night

    Monday we hauled this 36 coupe back from Florida. If you have ever driven I-95, usually – it's not ...

  • In the final stages of this 1933 Plymouth Coupe build

    We are in the final stages of mocking up the car, modifying suicide hidden door hinges, attaching grill ...

  • Metal fabrication with steel tube and sheet metal

    Just a few months ago -- this car was just a shell and a plumb bob. The guys in the garage have done ...

  • Metal Fabrication And The Creative Vision

    There are many factors to consider when building a hot rod or any street car by yourself. First of all, ...

  • Chassis and suspension design for high performance

    This 1933 Plymouth Coupe project will be a multipurpose Hot Rod once complete. The project photos below ...

  • A first look at the 1933 Coupe front end

    The Nostalgia Chassis shipment finally arrived. The chassis kit arrived in a few big boxes and included ...

  • This 1933 Pymouth Coupe is next on the build list.

    Metal fabrication is what we do best. And our new frame JIG table is coming in handy with this project. ...

  • Fabricating exhaust headers for custom cars, race cars, hot rods and more.

    We build custom headers for all types of vehicles, but these are for the 64 Chevelle race car project.  ...

  • Fabricating precision tools and parts out of metal.

    Cutting, bending and welding — it's all good! As a Journeyman Machinists Erik Skatfeld has been making ...

  • When you own a Street Rod it’s always something.

    All over this great country you see alot of really nice classic cars on the road. This 1934 coupe is ...

  • Looking forward to a weekend of drag racing at Super Chevy

    UPS arrived - and we received important parts to finally start the car. It should be today. As you see ...

  • We will be racing at Bristol’s Super Chevy Show this weekend.

    This 72 Vega will be in the DOT (1/4 Mile) Sportsman Class at Bristol Here is an update on our status. ...

  • Getting ready for Super Chevy at Bristol Dragway

    The shop is working hard to get this 72 chevy vega ready for the event. The entire chassis is painted ...

  • 1934 Ford Coupe came to visit the shop

    This beauty stopped by the shop this morning for a coffee. It makes us smile when we see Hot Rods like ...

  • Harry and his Rat Rod came to visit today

    Many unique Hot Rods and Rat Rods are being built in this area of the country.  You may have seen this ...

  • Vega sheet metal firewall installed, now moving on to the transmission tunnel

    The crew is busy working on the ’72 Vega installing the steel firewall. From poster board to aluminum ...

  • The narrowed nine is ready

    Another Vega component -- off the list. Wildwood disc breaks, freshened the chunk, narrowed the rear, ...

  • Metal fabrication – another set of custom exhaust headers completed

    Yesterday we tacked up a custom set of exhaust headers for our 1972 Chevy Vega project. Looking good! ...

  • This 2×3 full chassis car now has a 14-point roll cage with a front crossmember modification

    This chassis goes beyond the basics. We had the room – so we added more down bars going to the right ...

  • Chassis fabrication project is quickly progressing

    The formula for successful chassis fabrication includes proper project management. Once a vehicle enters ...

  • Building an NHRA certified 12-point roll cage with EWS mild-steel tubing

    Roll cages work in a variety of car configurations, and play a large roll in a vehicles overall ET. ...

  • Chassis and Suspension Fabrication in the Tri-Cities

    This Chevy Vega is the perfect size project car, and this chassis fabrication is all coming together ...

  • Vega Bumpers

    These bumpers are in great condition. They are front and rear bumpers from a 1977 Vega Wagon. click ...

  • The Vega back-halved

    After a day of grinding, cutting and fitting – and today this Vega is back-halved. NEXT!

  • Cutting, Bending, Welding and Assembling

    We make custom exhaust headers. Usually with custom street cars or race cars, off-the-shelf parts just ...

  • Achieve success at the dragstrip when your car is built correctly

    We put this Chevelle on the lift to show a clear-cut view of how this custom race car was built. This ...

  • Disc Break Assembly

    At this custom Rod Shop - we always recommend using the ultimate brakes under the Street Cars we build. ...