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Yearly Archive: 2021

Shaping Our Way to Perfection

At Motion Products, the metal fabrication team sets the foundation for the body of a car. They face challenges by creating solutions for the repairs they perform every day. The craftsmanship and skill level of our team is like no other.   Our lead metal fabricator is Chip Pelnar. Chip started with a local metal shop when he was 17 years old, helping clean the workspace and lending a hand to the metal fabricators when necessary. He was offered a full-time […]

Not Your Ordinary Engine Rebuild

Rebuild, restore, reclaim. It’s our core discipline. In our engine department you’ll catch Mark Buhler, our master engine technician, reconditioning as many as ten different engines for our various restoration projects. Much of what Mark does is determine what is incorrect or broken, how and why it’s incorrect or broken, how to correctly fix the parts and components of the engine, and how to put back all the pieces to supply a strong, reliable engine.  Mark Buhler has been with […]

Motion Products, Inc. Acquires Classic Mechanics Garage

In late December of 2020, Motion Products, Inc. welcomed Classic Mechanics Garage to our team of great businesses. Classic Mechanics Garage is known to serve primarily classic car owners with 60s and 70s American classic cars in need of mechanical maintenance or custom modern modifications also known as Restomods. These upgrades could include modern transmission, suspension, engines and more to make driving a classic car more reliable and safe. In 1998, Jim Wagner, founder of Classic Mechanics Garage, recognized a […]

Components Team Processes

The components team at MPI takes care of all the odds and ends of a restoration. From fuel systems to locks and everything in between, they restore anything that is more complex than a bolt or fastener. The team is always learning ways to make the department more efficient in their phase of the restoration process. Keep reading to learn more about our components department! A Sustainable Process After a car is disassembled, the team receives all the components. Their […]