Custom Builds

1976 Pontiac Firebird Build (Part 1)

In the world of classic car enthusiasts, horror stories of money-sapping restorations seem to be all too common. Due to matur...

1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Build

Time capsules have always fascinated the masses. Whether it’s a need for exploration or just simple romanticism, for many, a ...

1960 Chevrolet Impala Build - Fabrication (Part 2)

In the previous Fabrication write-up, we started building the foundation of our brazen Impala restoration both figuratively a...

1960 Chevrolet Impala Build - Fabrication (Part 1)

If you’ve been following the RKM Performance Center’s 1960 Impala build, you probably know it’s been well over a year since w...

1970 Pontiac Tempest Build

When someone purchases a classic sight unseen, there’s always an element of risk. Sure, most folks have good intentions, but ...

1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass Build

When we reflect on great times spent with family, those memories are often built around a common token. Something that, altho...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Shakedown and Delivery

It’s bright and early on a Friday, and everyone is jovial. Not just because we’ve been lucky enough to enjoy another golden C...

1972 Chevrolet Nova Build

The RKM Performance Center completes a wide variety of projects. Sometimes we build one-of-a-kind, ground-up pro-tourers. Som...

1940 Pontiac Build

For fans of vintage things, there’s an undeniable thrill in bringing something back to life. A joy in having the ability to h...

1970 Pontiac GTO Build

Considering our extensive coverage of the RKM Performance Center’s awesome Trans Am and Impala projects, you’re probably thin...

1967 Ford Mustang Build

Sometimes folks own fun cars they’d just like to make more fun. For those enthusiasts, it’s not about polished trinkets and 6...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Assembly

The key to creating an impressive pro-tourer is a solid foundation. With the creativity currently inhabiting the classic car ...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Body

Despite all the cool adjectives we can throw at performance, functionality and the feel of actually driving a classic car, appe...

1960 Chevrolet Impala Build - Deconstruction

With our 1975 Trans Am build well underway, the RKM Performance Center is excited to highlight a second project: the ground-up ...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Fabrication

The reality of running a classic car business isn’t quite as simple as ‘reality TV’ makes it seem. The RKM Performance Center...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Deconstruction

When building or restoring a classic car, it’s absolutely essential to have a plan. All the good intentions in the world won’...

1975 Pontiac Trans Am Build - Summary

The dawn of a new year marks a genesis of activity at the RKM Performance Center. The first of several builds planned for 201...

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