Reviving American Muscle Cars
for Memory Lane Experience

American Muscle Cars are part of our national history.
No other nation has such a dedicated fanbase of its automotive history.
They don’t build em’ like this anymore.

Why Palm Beach Customs?

With over 2100 successful showroom-ready car restoration projects, and over 40 years in business,
we dont plan to stop any time soon.

If you’re looking for a turn-key service in restoring or building your muscle car, we can help.

What Makes Palm Beach Customs Muscle Car Builds Special:

We’re a full service turn key restoration shop. Every car is white-metal stripped, primed and painted by in a state-of-the-art downdraft paint booth. Paint work is handled by John Russo himself, who has been building muscle and classic cars for over 41 years.

Original Steel Body:

We supply original steel bodies if needed. We provide a fully restored and rust-proofed steel body. Bedliner applied inside the tubs for quieter ride.

Chassis and Suspension Improvements

We sell and build turnkey full chassis projects and we can make available upgrades to your restoration project. All chassies are sand-blasted, epoxy-painted, with available suspension upgrade kits. 

Engine Options

Whether you’re a GM, Ford, or MOPAR fan, your restoration project will be powered by a matching engine. If you’re up for a maximum punch upgrades are available such as Brodix heads, Isky crank, a Littlefield blower, Demon 1150 cfm Carbs… to name just a few.

Interior Restoration

Wiring harnesses, dash upgrades, upholstery restoration to like-new level using top-grade materials and showroom level craftsmanship.

Custom Muscle Car Restoration Services

General List of Items going into a Muscle Car Restoration Build

Actual items will depend on the state of your vehicle and your budget.

The Big Items

Steel Body Options

  • New complete steel body (tub, fenders, hood, windshield frame, tailgate…)
  • New windshield & seal
  • New windshield cowl frame seal
  • New tailgate & door seals
  • New Chrome rear bumper
  • New Chrome front bumper

Chassis & Suspension

  • New Shifter boots
  • New front rotors, pads, and calipers
  • New rear drums pads and wheel cylinders
  • New Pro-comp 2.5-inch leaf springs (4)
  • New Pro-comp gas shock absorbers (4)
  • New body mounts with hardware
  • New Pro-comp front steering stabilizer (1)
  • Rear-axle seals, and new differential fluid in the rear
  • Front differential service with fluids
  • Transmission and trans case service with fluids

Mechanics

Mechanics Options

  • New Flywheel & Clutch
  • New Pressure plate
  • New Throwout Bering
  • New Pilot bushing
  • New Starter & Carb
  • New Water pump
  • New Fuel pump
  • New Oil Pump
  • New Alternator
  • New hoses & belts
  • New fuel tank, sending unit, with fuel lines
  • New complete stainless steel exhaust 

Engine Options

  • Brand New Base or Complete engines
  • Chevy 350/383/454/496/502
  • Ford 302/347/351408
  • Chrysler 408/440
  • Factory warranty
  • The engine will have Brake in Hours with Lucas Zink additive in the oil.
  • The first oil change will be due in 500 miles.
  • Buyer gets all invoices for Build and Warranty of the engine package.

Looks & Feel

Interior, Electrics, HVAC

  • New park lights
  • New turn signals
  • New taillight assemblies
  • New park light assemblies
  • New Headlights & Bezels
  • New instrument cluster with new gauges: Speedo, Fuel, Temp, oil etc.
  • New dash bezels, lights, back plate
  • New glove box+door
  • New Heater (Motor+Core)
  • New thermostat
  • Rebuild clean heater box
  • New heater duct to defroster vents
  • All hinges and dash bolts are replaced with stainless fasteners
  • New or fully restored seats & seatbelts
  • Vintage air conditioning
  • New wiring harnesses

Paint & Finish

  • Primer coat Urethane high-build primer
  • Urethane-based paint of your choice
  • Professional Ultra High Solids Urethane Clear Coat, wet-sanded with 3000-grit and buffed for high-class shine.
  • High grade urethane base coat

Various Build Packages:

We built the packages so that anyone can afford these builds and enjoy them for years and years:

  • Mustang soft & hard-top with a new engine
  • Chevy 57 Nova soft & hardtop, 2/4 doors, new engine
  • Buick GSX with new engine
  • Upgrades available for bodywork & engine

3 year UNLIMITED warranty on engine, and Paint & Body 7 Years.

Stage 1: PBC does body and paint only, you take care of the assembly

Stage 2: PBC does complete work on your project

Note: If you’d like to talk to us about your project the beet way to do it is to contact us and send us a few images of what you have, and a bullet list of your Wants and Needs.

Book now and Get $2500 in extra customization goodies.

Muscle car restoration service Buick-GSX
Muscle Car Restoration Mustang Options

Customization Options:

  • Rims, tires, ride height? Let us know what you want and we’ll get it for your build
  • No fan of stock bumpers? No problem. Let us know what bumpers you want and we’ll make it happen
  • Custom paint job & decals? No problem. Let us know and we can work that in.
  • Custom interior/upholstery ideas? We have a top-notch upholstery specialist who can make your dreams come true.
  • We’ll work with you to build YOUR custom muscle car, any way you like it.

 

Various Build Packages:

We built the packages so that anyone can afford these builds and enjoy them for years and years:

  • Mustang soft & hard-top with a new engine
  • Chevy 57 Nova soft & hardtop, 2/4 doors, new engine
  • Buick GSX with new engine
  • Upgrades available for bodywork & engine

3 year UNLIMITED warranty on engine, and Paint & Body 7 Years.

Stage 1: PBC does body and paint only, you take care of the assembly

Stage 2: PBC does complete work on your project

Note: If you’d like to talk to us about your project the beet way to do it is to contact us and send us a few images of what you have, and a bullet list of your Wants and Needs.

Book now and Get $2500 in extra customization goodies.

Muscle car restoration service Buick-GSX

Customization Options:

  • Rims, tires, ride height? Let us know what you want and we’ll get it for your build
  • No fan of stock bumpers? No problem. Let us know what bumpers you want and we’ll make it happen
  • Custom paint job & decals? No problem. Let us know and we can work that in.
  • Custom interior/upholstery ideas? We have a top-notch upholstery specialist who can make your dreams come true.
  • We’ll work with you to build YOUR custom muscle car, any way you like it.
Muscle Car Restoration Mustang Options

Pleased Owners of Palm Beach Customs Muscle Car Builds

Finished Builds: Walkarounds & Testimonials

1968 Convertible Camaro Delivery

Chris 1982 CJ7 6CYL Walk Around

Mustang 68 Fastback Restoration

Adam 1978 V8 Cj7

How We Do Restoration Projects

Let’s Recap:

  1. We usually build stock muscle cars. But we’ll work with you to build YOUR muscle car any way you want it.
    Full customization options available.
  2. Build Time of each product is 90-120 days. If you don’t have a donor muscle car, we can get one for you.
  3. You need to take care of Tax & Registration separately and have insurance BEFORE
    we can road test your muscle car Build.