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Video: "Fully Torqued" Restores a '66 Impala with Classic Industries Parts

We always enjoy helping customers restore their classic cars, but it's especially fun when we get to see the results firsthand. So, when the TV production team for HISTORY channel's "Fully Torqued" reached out to us for some help with a local 1966 Impala restoration project, we were glad to assist. The episode, which recently aired, shows how new bumpers, trim, and other parts from the Classic Industries Impala/Full Size Chevy catalog revitalized this '66 Impala convertible.

Grill's Up! New Grill & Grill Kits for the 1973-74 Dodge Dart

Automotive designers and automotive aficionados around the world know that the most dramatic and important feature to a car’s overall look is the grill or the nose. Of course, every aspect of a car’s design has to form an overall cohesive design aesthetic for the automobile to have a chance at being a winner in terms of units produced and sold. What’s more, the car has to be well engineered and comprised of quality components for it to be considered a success while it’s being sold and when it gets collected and chronicled in American pony and muscle car history.

New Product: 1969 Firebird Dash Instrument Carrier Assembly

The first-generation Pontiac Firebird is a vehicle that experienced some substantial changes over its three-year production run, and the 1969 model is immediately recognizable as a result. It features an aerodynamic bumper and grill design that's unique to this model year, new front fenders with recessed fender ornaments, and eye-catching details such as bird-shaped side markers on the rear quarter panels. There were also some updates inside the Firebird, including a new dash carrier that contained the gauges, air vents, and radio. Classic Industries is excited to announce the availability of a new OER reproduction dash carrier assembly for the 1969 Firebird and Trans Am.

New! Two Delicious Grills for the 1967 Chevy Impala & Two Grill Kits, Too!

The Chevrolet division of General Motors first used the name Impala for its 1956 General Motors Motorama concept car. The graceful African antelope was used as the car’s logo starting with this show car that incorporated Corvette-like design cues, especially in terms of the vehicle’s front grill. Notice the word grill is missing the ‘e’ at the end of the word. For some reason GM always left the ‘e’ off the end, ala BBQ grill, while other car companies use the more common and generally accepted spelling of grille replete with the ending ‘e’.

Returning Your 1978-81 Chevrolet Camaro’s Tail End to Tantalizing Once Again

If you drive your second generation 1978-81 Chevrolet Camaro a fair amount, there’s a great chance that other motorists are going to be staring at your muscle car’s tail end quite a bit. Should your baby be a strong runner, other drivers will have a hard time keeping pace. They’ll be admiring that terrific styling and engineering that went into creating the entire vehicle but especially the tail.

New Product: 1975 Chevy Nova Grill

The Chevy Nova is a car that served in many different roles during its production run, from economical family sedan to big-block V8-powered muscle car. The first three generations of the Chevy II/Nova are often seen as the glory days of this model, and the 1975-79 fourth-gen Nova has often been overlooked as a result. However, this makes it a great choice for hot-rodders, resto-modders, and anyone looking for a fun and affordable project car. Classic Industries is excited to announce the expansion of our Nova parts line with a new reproduction 1975 Chevy Nova grill from OER.

New Product: 1970-72 Plymouth Valiant Grill Kits

When it comes to automotive styling, the grill might be the single most important component of the whole vehicle. Designers and engineers spend countless years crafting a grill shape that's functional and immediately-recognizable, from the Chevy Silverado's split grill to BMW's dual "kidneys" or even Rolls Royce's elegant vertical grill. So, when you're restoring a classic car, it's essential to find a replacement grill that fits well and matches the original look. We're excited to show a new product that does just that: OER reproduction grill kits for the 1970-72 Plymouth Valiant, Duster, and Scamp.

Overhaulin' 1967 Firebird Built with Classic Industries Parts

Over the years, we've been proud to help well-known automotive publications find the restoration parts they needed to complete their classic car projects. Few TV shows have done more to popularize classic car restoration than Overhaulin'. Since the series premiered in 2004, we have teamed up with Chip Foose and the rest of the Overhaulin' crew many times. This 1967 Firebird, which was completed back in Season 8, is one memorable example. It features a 500-horsepower LS3 crate engine, big brakes, double-adjustable coilover suspension, and slick custom paint.

"Throttle Therapy" 1965 Mustang Short Film

One of our favorite aspects of classic cars is the history behind each one. No two cars follow the exact same path as the decades and miles pass by. We've documented dozens of these stories from Classic Industries customers, so we appreciate watching other publications do the same. Petrolicious is one such channel, offering high-quality short films about a wide range of classic cars. The following video, titled "Throttle Therapy," tells the story of one man's journey with a beautiful 1965 Mustang Fastback. 

Photo Gallery: Don Yenko's Muscle Cars at the Museum

There's no better way to spend a beautiful summer day than cruising over to a local car show. You can see a variety of classic cars, chat with their owners, and even keep an eye out for parts you might need for your own vehicle. However, some shows are truly special and bring out legendary classics that are rarely seen elsewhere. Such was the case for Don Yenko's Muscle Cars at the Museum, an event that took place on Saturday, July 30th, 2022 in Saratoga Springs, New York. Classic Industries attended the show, and our staff walked around to snap photos of some of the most noteworthy Chevrolet vehicles.