Posts tagged ‘Chevy’

Kustom Builds: 1970 Chevy Chevelle

The 1970 Chevy Chevelle is a legendary classic muscle car. It offers a great combination of timeless good looks and old-school performance. Best of all, it’s a blank canvas for whatever type of car you want to build. You can restore it to its original showroom condition, go full restomod, or build something in between. The…

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Kustom Builds: 1954 Chevy Bel Air

Karl Customs is all about the love of cars. But a stunning classic, especially a well restored one, is always close to our hearts. That’s why we pulled out all the stops when it came to this 1954 Chevy Bel Air. It got the full Karl Customs treatment which took two years to get right.…

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C8 Corvette In Action

At Karl Kustoms, we always enjoy seeing a C8 Corvette come into our shop. Whether it’s for a Summer Nights event (like the one we covered in this post) or for a modification job, we always gather around to check out the C8. C8 Corvettes are nice to look at and fun to drive. What’s…

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GM LS3 Long-Block – A Blank Canvas For Your Build

Check out our all new stripped down LS3 6.2 motor from GM – it’s a blank canvas for your classic car or truck! Karl Kustoms GM LS3 6.2 Motor Specs: It’s the same LS3 6.2 motor as before with a nodular iron crankshaft, powdered metal connecting rods, hypereutectic pistons, and LS3 cylinder heads. However, unlike…

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Some of Our Favorite LS Engine Dress-Up Components

Have you ever visited a car show and marveled over a pristine engine that’s decked out with custom components? Here’s a secret: you don’t need to pay thousands of dollars to have your engine custom built. All you need to do is install a few dress-up components on your engine. What Is An Engine Dress-Up…

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Chatting with Bill Martens Of Chevrolet Performance

Here’s a fun fact. There are about 4,000 Chevrolet dealers in the USA, but only 100 of these dealers specialize in performance parts. Karl Kustoms is one of them. In fact, we’re one of the highest volume circle track dealers in the country. We took the time to chat with Bill Martens of Chevrolet Performance’s…

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All About The GM 350/265 Small Block

In case you haven’t noticed, we added a new GM engine to our inventory: the GM 350/265 small block! Check it out: This new small block engine is a basic entry level engine. Yet, you can load it up with many upgrades. It’s designed to be a drop in replacement for 60s, 70s and 80s…

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The New 6.0L 450HP LS364 Chevy Performance Engine

We have an exciting announcement: we just added a new Chevrolet engine to our line up! Let us introduce the new Chevy LS364 engine: The best part about this engine is it produces 450 horsepower. It’s an affordable high performance engine that has so much to offer. This Engine Is A Great Upgrade For Older…

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

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

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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