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Classic Industries' Supplier OER Wins 2 SEMA 2022 Global Media Awards!

OER, one of Classic Industries’ premier product suppliers, took home two Global Media Awards at the 2022 SEMA Show. OER won the two SEMA Global Media Awards for two separate products, from two different publications, located in two different countries! The SEMA Global Media Awards Program recognizes that automotive restoration, personalization, and customization is taking place, and expanding, on a global level. Classic Industries has been aware of this for quite some time, as we've been supplying American muscle car and truck parts and accessories to distant parts of the globe for many years.

Video: Dylan McCool's Abandoned Challenger Rescue Project

"I have always wanted a Challenger," says Dylan McCool. "When I was a kid, I grew up with Dad having Challengers and 'Cudas around. I grew up watching Vanishing Point with the 4-speed, so my dream has always been to have a Challenger with a 4-speed in it. And now I have that! It's finally here." At Classic Industries, we love to see this level of enthusiasm and determination from young classic car owners like Dylan, so we were glad to help him get the restoration parts he needed to take his Challenger from a rusty yard ornament to a running, driving muscle car.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Event: Don Yenko's Muscle Cars at the Museum

If you love classic cars as much as we do, the name Yenko should certainly ring a bell. Back in 1957, a Chevy dealership in Pennsylvania developed an in-house performance shop with famed racecar driver Don Yenko at the helm. Yenko and his crew went on to build many legendary high-performance vehicles, including the iconic 1969 Yenko/SC Camaro pictured above. To honor and commemorate this legacy, Charity Motor Club has put together a unique event on Saturday, July 30th, 2022 at the Saratoga Auto Museum in Saratoga Springs, New York. Classic Industries is proud to sponsor this upcoming event.

Video: Super Chevy's "Week to Wicked" Supercharged 1969 Camaro Build

We love assisting classic car owners with their restoration projects, whether they're individuals just starting their first projects or well-known shops with experience working on thousands of builds. We have also been fortunate to work with several major automotive magazines over the years. The latest in that category is the 900-horsepower 1969 Camaro restomod seen here. It was built by the team at Super Chevy magazine with parts from Classic Industries, POL, and many other sponsors.

DIY: How to Replace a 1982-92 Camaro / Firebird Headliner

When it comes to restoring a classic car, it's common to tackle the biggest jobs first, such as repairing engine and suspension issues. Understandably, interior restoration isn't usually the top priority, since many interior parts are cosmetic in nature. However, there's one interior issue that can turn into a major annoyance every time you drive the car: a droopy, sagging headliner. So, today we'll go through some of the steps to replace the headliner on your third-gen 1982-92 Camaro or Firebird/Trans Am.

All Chevy Performance: '63 Chevy II Side Window Replacement Guide

Several Classic Industries products recently appeared in the February 2022 issue of All Chevy Performance magazine, when the owner of this 1963 Chevy II set out to replace its side window glass. The article explains, "Although it’s impossible to tell now, Scudellari started out with a car that was rough. In fact, it was so rough he got it for free." As you can see from these photos, it has been fully restored inside and out, thanks to a selection of quality parts and lots of diligent labor.

All Chevy Performance Features '62 Bel Air with Classic Industries Parts

Here at Classic Industries, we're car enthusiasts at heart, so there's nothing that makes us happier than to see the restoration parts we offer being put to good use. Just like an instrument-maker watching one of his instruments played in a symphony, we love witnessing Classic Industries parts incorporated into beautiful classic car restoration projects. For a perfect example of what we mean, check out this 1962 Bel Air that was recently featured in the February 2022 issue of All Chevy Performance magazine.