1936 Cord First Drive, MG Restoration Complete, & Spohn Custom

The crew at Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO, are putting the final touches on the 1936 Cord 810. In this video, we took the car for it’s first test drive and it did really well. They have a few little bits left to add, then we’ll do a complete video on it. The restoration has also been completed on the nice little MG. The owner is now going to take the car home and install the engine and transmission. We hope to get another look at it after it’s up and running. Kurt McCormick stopped by to check on the progress on his Sam Barris custom Buick. The whole crew has done a wonderful job with it. Kurt was sure to thank Craig Wimmer for the amazing job he did with the wet sanding and buffing. The paint truly looks flawless. We hope you find this interesting, we’ll have more video on all of these cars in the near future. Thanks for watching!

Filmed at Manns Restoration in Festus, MO.
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The background track is “Down in the Valley”, by The Head and the Heart, from their 04/16/11 self-titled release. This video is not monetized, nor do we express any rights over this track. You can download their album from itunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the…

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Manns Restoration Test Drive Compilation

This is a compilation of some of the recent builds from Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO. We featured the 720+ horsepower Chevelle convertible, the LS3 powered 64 C10 pickup, the supercharged 6.1 Hemi powered Orangasm Cuda, and a beautiful V12 powered Ferrari 550 Maranello. The skilled crew at Manns can handle any restoration that comes their way. We hope you find them interesting, thank you for watching!

FIlmed at Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO.
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The background track is “Hell on Wheels”, by Brantley Gilbert. This video is not monetized, nor do we imply any rights over this song.

Artist: Brantley Gilbert
Album: Halfway to Heaven
Released: 2010

1932 Packard Restoration Begins and Barris Custom Continues

 

The amazing crew at Manns Restoration continues to turn out some of the finest automotive restoration work in the country. In this video, they begin the teardown on the 1932 Packard roadster and they continue the reassembly of the Barris custom. We also give you a glimpse of the 1963 Ford Thunderbird, that we’ll be featuring in an upcoming video. We hope you find it interesting, thank you for watching!

Filmed at Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO
http://mannsrestoration.com/

The background track is “Oats in the Water”, by Ben Howard. This video is not monetized, nor do we claim any rights to the song. You can order The Burgh Island EP at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/bur…

Ford 9 inch Setup, Faux Wood Grain Painting, & Metal Fabrication

 

Our latest video from Manns Restoration in Festus, Missouri. The crew at Manns turns out some of the finest restoration work you’ll find anywhere. In this video, Bernie is setting up a Strange 9 inch Ford rear, that is headed for the Coyote swapped 1963 T-bird. We also looked in on Marty, who was hand crafting a headlight trim ring for the 1936 Cord 810. Then, we caught up with Jarrod, in the upholstery shop. He was busy painting the faux wood grain on the the dashboard of the 1939 Hudson. The attention to detail by everyone at Manns, is second to none. We’ll have updates coming on all of these projects in future videos. We hope you find this interesting, thank you for watching!

Filmed at Manns Restoration in Festus, MO
http://mannsrestoration.com/
The background song is “Isolated”, by Kevin MacLeod. It’s available, royalty-free, from the YouTube creators audio library. You can download the song at: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary_…

1978 Trans Am 455 V8 Start up and Restoration Update

 

We thought you might like a look at this 1978 Pontiac Trans Am from Manns Restoration. It’s powered by the original 400 V8, that has been bored and stroked to 455 cubic inches. It also features the shaker hood, t-tops, and snowflake wheels. They still have a few bits of trim left to install, but it’s getting really close to completion. In this video, we mostly wanted to give you a look at the stereo setup. It allows you to sync up with modern devices, but still retain the appearance of the factory stereo. It’s definitely a cool piece of equipment. Hopefully you find this interesting, we appreciate you watching. We’ll try to come back with another video when the car is fully completed.

The background track is “Ten Million Slaves”, by Otis Taylor. It’s off his 2002 album, “Respect the Dead”. This video is not monetized, nor do we claim any rights to the song.

Chevrolet 6400 Farm Truck at Manns Restoration

 

This old Chevrolet 6400 stake side farm truck is sitting out behind the shop at Manns Restoration, in Festus, MO. They acquired the truck a while back and they have plans of making it into a shop truck. There have been discussions about possible putting a more modern chassis underneath it, or possible even making it into more of a suburban style vehicle. It will be a while before this project actually gets underway, but I thought the truck was worth checking out. I hope you find it interesting, thanks for taking a look!

Filmed at Manns Restoration in Festus, MO
http://mannsrestoration.com/

The background track is Travel Light, by Jason Shaw of Audionautix.com. It is available, royalty-free, under Creative commons unported license 3.0. You can download the track at: http://audionautix.com/~audion/Music/…