Karl Kustoms Sponsors Bristol Dirt Nationals

April 2, 2021

Karl Kustoms is proud to be the new title sponsor for the Bristol Dirt Nationals in Bristol, Tennessee! As a new entitlement partner of the inaugural race which took place on March 15th-20th, our status as a leading retailer of GM crate engine and Chevrolet Performance specialists will be featured in all future advertisements, promotions and…

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Check Out This Flawless 1950 Chevy 2-Door Sedan Deluxe!

March 26, 2021

We love it when classic cars roll into our shop. For example, this 1940 Ford Deluxe turned every head in our shop, before and after we finished working on it. Know what we love even more? Classic cars with interesting stories behind them. That’s what Marri and her husband Robert brought to our shop: a…

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A 1967 Chevy Restore

March 19, 2021

At Karl Kustoms, we restore all kinds of cars. Our work is so good that our paint shop stays very busy. Classic cars are among our favorite types of cars to restore. This 1967 Chevy Chevelle Super Sport, for example, was a lot of fun to work on. The car’s owner, Carl Kapfer from Grimes,…

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2013 Silverado LS Engine Swap

March 15, 2021

At Karl Kustoms, we have a sweet spot for late-model performance trucks. There’s something about revamping a trusted friend that gets our motors running.

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January Update: Stepping Into The New Year With Engine Swaps

March 15, 2021

We hit the ground running this January with a focus on engine swaps! In our shop, we welcomed a 1966 C10 and a 1937 Chevy for a new custom shop project among other things. What a way to start the New Year! Check out this 350/265 small block which is a great base engine for…

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1953 Ford F-100

March 15, 2021

In today’s day and age, we don’t see many classic trucks anymore. So when a customer brought his 1953 Ford F-100 into our shop, we were elated. We could never pass up an opportunity to work on a classic truck like this one. The customer asked us to improve his ’53 F-100 with a few…

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Check Out This Beautifully Restored 1972 Chevy K20 Pickup!

March 15, 2021

At Karl Kustoms, we love classic Chevy pickup trucks. We also love working with truck owners who are as passionate as we are about restoring classic trucks to their former glory. When David Warner of Altoona, IA brought his 1972 K20 pickup to our shop, we were thrilled. It was a well built truck, and…

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Karl Kustoms Is Your Truck Accessories Shop

March 15, 2021

Accessorizing your truck is the best way to make it truly yours. At Karl Kustoms, we understand this better than you may realize. That’s why we offer a large selection of performance and cosmetic accessories for a variety of truck makes and models, including: Chevrolet trucks (See the most popular accessories for the 2020 Silverado/Sierra…

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Pull Truck Racing In Iowa With Tom Rea

March 15, 2021

The world of pull truck racing is different from all others. The idea is to carry an impossibly heavy load as far as possible before bogging out. Pull truck racing attracts a special kind of racer. Tom Rea, a local pull truck racer and Karl Kustoms customer, is just such a guy. Rea doesn’t put…

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Karl’s ’32 Is A Street Rod Of The Year Finalist

March 15, 2021

At Karl Kustoms, we don’t only sell a variety of high quality performance parts and accessories. We also offer installation and customization services for both modern and classic autos. We have an experienced team of experts that specialize in all areas of customization including: Restoration Custom upholstery Custom painting Body work In fact, we love…

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