1969 Camaro Restoration - Before & After

Here at Classic Industries, we often get to see our customers' completed restoration projects in the parking lot of our Retail Showroom. It always brings a smile to our faces, and we do our best to document each vehicle and share it here on the Classic Industries blog. However, on certain occasions, we get a glimpse into these vehicles' origins, and have the opportunity to see how far they've come. … Continue reading »






1968 Camaro Duramax Turbodiesel

"It's aliiive!" We can almost hear the cracks of thunder and see the flashes of lightning coursing through the sky as we gaze upon this vehicular beast. Like Frankenstein's monster, it's a maniacal amalgamation of parts that were never joined at birth, but the result is truly astonishing. Simply put, it's a 1968 Camaro with a massive 6.6L Duramax turbodiesel engine bulging from beneath where the hood once was. This is not something … Continue reading »






Gallery: Classic Industries at SEMA 2016

Each November, many of the world's finest classic and custom cars gather at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the SEMA Show, and this year continued the tradition. Since the SEMA Show is industry-only and not open to the general public, we walked the halls and snapped photos of the incredible vehicles we found inside. For those of you who weren't able to make it to this year's show, we'll be posting … Continue reading »






1971 Camaro - 410ci Resto-Mod

Gold isn't a color you see too often on cars these days, with the possible exception of the champagne color used on some luxury sedans. However, back in the early '70s, gold was a much more popular choice—even for muscle cars. This resto-modded 1971 Camaro serves as a reminder of how much gold paint can complement a classic car. This Camaro belongs to Wayne Liberator, of Costa Mesa, California. Wayne … Continue reading »






1972 Camaro Z28 - Red-Blooded

If you're anything like us, few things get your blood pumping more than the rumble and roar of an American V8. Better yet, that V8 should be under the hood of a classic car that has the timeless looks and aggressive disposition to match the engine's sound. Wide rubber, glossy paint, and sparkling chrome are all part of the equation, too. The 1972 Camaro Z28 seen here is a fine … Continue reading »






Camaro 50th Anniversary - History in the Making

This year marks a historic event for General Motors: the Chevrolet Camaro 50th anniversary. It's a little hard to believe that a car we've come to love so much has been around for five whole decades, but that's certainly not to say it's washed-up by any means. Far from it, in fact—from first-generation to sixth-generation, the Camaro remains an American icon and an important part of our car culture. Those less … Continue reading »






Yenko 50th Reunion Sponsored by Classic Industries

Classic Industries is proud to have been a sponsor of the 2016 Yenko Sports Car 50th Reunion, which took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 16th and 17th. The event was located on the 18th hole of the Schenley Park Golf Course, as part of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) International Car Show. There were 200,000 people in attendance, and the warm weather and sunny skies made the Yenko 50th Reunion … Continue reading »






1979 Camaro Restoration - Little by Little

Sometimes, we see classic vehicles restored in one fell swoop—a car rolls into a restoration shop off a flatbed truck or trailer, then roars away under its own power a few months later. However, this night-and-day transformation isn't always possible. In some cases, the vehicle's owner drives it every day, and must gradually work to restore it piece by piece. The owner of this 1979 Camaro restoration project is Gaspar Rosales, … Continue reading »






1968 Camaro - Resto-Mod Drop-Top

The term resto-mod is a portmanteau or blend of the words "restoration" and "modification". As you might imagine, resto-modded vehicles run the gamut from lightly modified classic cars to vehicles which have had almost every component replaced with modern parts. The beauty of a resto-mod is that you may not know which category the vehicle falls into at first glance—it can still look like a classic, even if it performs … Continue reading »






2011 Camaro Convertible - Modified 5th-Gen

Whether it's a 1967 or a 2016, we love Camaro models of every model year and generation. So, when we saw this tastefully modified 2011 Camaro convertible pull into our Showroom parking lot, we wanted to get a closer look. It turns out that the owners of this car—Claude and Gayle Lynn, of Rapid City, South Dakota—have driven it over 1,300 miles to end up here in southern California. Claude … Continue reading »