Have you had a good experience with an area mechanic, garage, body



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HAVE YOU HAD A GOOD EXPERIENCE WITH AN AREA MECHANIC, GARAGE, BODY

SHOP OR REPAIR SHOP WORKING ON YOUR STUDEBAKER?
If so, let us know about it so other club members can take advantage of your good fortune. It will provide members with a lot of convenient, economical, places to have their Studebakers fixed right the first time. Plus, it will reward good mechanics and shops that enjoy working on old Studebakers with increased income. Members can give me the information in person, at chapter meetings, via email at: edanna97@yahoo.com, or via snail mail at: Ed Meyer, 1363 Heritage LNDG, St. Charles, MO 63303, or via phone at: (314) 707-7192. Give a brief description of the work you had performed, the range of work they will do, their name, address, phone #, and business card.

OUR LIST OF MEMBER APPROVED AREA MECHANICS/REPAIR SHOPS
SHOPS IN MISSOURI


  1. FRED’S COMPLETE CAR CARE – TWO LOCATIONS: 1130 First Capital Drive - St. Charles, MO 63301 - (636) 946-1446 – 15274 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, Wentzville, MO 63385, (636) 639-1446, www.fredscarcare.com, Fred’s Complete Car Care can handle all of you modern car or Studebaker/Avanti repair needs. Service does include: exhaust-brakes-shocks-struts-alignment-batteries-cooling systems-air conditioning-state inspection-belts and hoses. Fred’s has handled custom and restoration jobs too. Call Fred’s to discuss your repair/restoration automotive needs.




  1. BEZ-AUTO-ALCHEMY.COM: Classic Car Restoration Services specializing in Avanti Studebaker. Bez Auto Alchemy provides award winning auto restoration, whether it's your daily driver or a Concours-winning show car. Brad's thirty years in the trade brings to your car the associations of automotive history, in-depth restoration knowledge and pride in the finished product. References are available, 307 Mikel Avenue, Maryland Heights, MO 63043, 573-318-8948, Bez.auto.alchemy@gmail.com




  1. S&S RADIATOR & WELDING: Steve Shive, Complete radiator and welding sales and

service. Also cleaning and resealing of gas tanks. 11 North Service Road, St.

Peters, MO 63376, call: (636) 278-4544.


  1. All’s South County Radiator, 5679 South Lindbergh Boulevard St., Louis, MO 63123, 314-842-6262, Owned by Steve Vander Pluym, Al's South County Radiator is an auto repair shop located in Saint Louis, MO. Our auto mechanics have extensive knowledge about automotive radiators. We are also experts in providing service for classic cars. At Al's South County Radiator, we offer you the most professional repair service available, with full warranties. Car radiators, Fuel tanks, Tractor radiators, Motorcycle radiators, Recreational vehicle gas tanks, Antique radiator restoration, Condensers, Heater cores, Welding




  1. AUTOTAILERS, INC. - 2115-A Parkway - St. Peters, MO 63376 – (636) 477-8770. Member Orville Bushdiecker found the good people at Autotailers were able to match and install the upholstery he needed quickly and at a very reasonable cost. Autotailers offers complete upholstery service and will do custom interiors by appointment




  1. KARTECH INC. – 4600 Central School Drive. – St. Charles, MO - (636) 441-8121 – Randy has a full service garage and is one of the nicest mechanics you will ever meet. One of Randy’s mechanics, Jerry, knows old cars inside and out. He has done a lot of work on Don Hart’s 1983 Avanti and Ed Meyer’s 1964 Commander. Jerry was able to fix Ed’s carburetor on his Studebaker OHV six that two other garages couldn’t do.



  1. ROY’S GARAGE - 115 Harvester Ct. - St. Charles, MO 63303 - (636) 447-4193 - Member John Keppel has found manager Kevin Plackemeier and his crew able to repair almost anything mechanical on his 1957 Studebaker wagon and at a low price. Roy’s Garage has offered complete auto repair since 1950




  1. BILL’S BODY SHOP - 4100 Ehlmann Road - St. Peters, MO 63376-6468 - (636) 441-7191 - John Keppel has found the good folks at Bill’s Body Shop can take care of all your auto body and auto paint needs for your Studebaker. Bill’s Body Shop provides excellent service and quality at a modest price




  1. WACO TUBES N HOSES, WACO TRUCK SERVICE, INC. - 3121 Old Highway 94 S. - St. Peters, MO 63376 - (636) 441-5354 - Member Orville Bushdiecker has found Larry Copeland and Doyle Walker at Waco to be able to handle all your tubes, plastic/rubber hoses, and air-conditioning needs on your car or truck




  1. SOUTHSIDE CITY SPEED SHOP - 5616 Gravois Road, St. Louis, (314) 481-7500 -

Dwayne Rall and his crew are willing to work on Studebakers or Packards and they

specialize in performance and restorations. His building was originally a Packard

dealership in the 1930s.  Based on my experience, for faster service, I would suggest

to bring parts (or order in advance for delivery) to them


  1. JESSE A. RADIATOR & A. C. SERVICE, INC. 9638 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO

63125, (314) 638-6100 - Jesse can take care of all your radiator and auto air-conditioning needs for your Studebaker


  1. OLD CAR COMPANY APPRAISAL SERVICE CO. - St. Charles, MO. - Ask for Richard

House at: (636) 926-2789


  1. SHADETREEBODYMAN - Marshall road and 9th St. in Valley Park, MO. (636) 225-

8489 - Sheet metal straitening, frames aligned, major rust repair, patch panels hand

fitted, frames sectioned, floors and rockers replaced, trunks and frame rails

replaced, hand-blocked finish work, drive on frame rack, plasma cutting, mig

welding, resistance welding, 2 part adhesive bonding, fiberglass 2K repairs, all

hardened fillers, corrosion resistant etch prime, 2K hardened urethane primers,

single-stage urethane paint, basecoat/clearcoat, wet-sanded & polished for show -

PROJECT CAR RATES: $25/HOUR LABOR RATE & B.Y.O. PARTS - SEE US

ONLINE AT: http://pages.prodigy.net/shadetreebodyman/
16. BRADLEY SPECIALIZED CARBURETOR SERVICE - 701 North 2nd - St. Charles, MO

63301 - (636) 946-9033 – Complete carburetor rebuilding service.
17. GERLING & SONS WELDING, INC. - 9416 Page Avenue - St. Louis, MO - (314) 428-

9933 - Bruce Anton say’s the three Gerling sons, Keith, Kevin, and Scott have taken

over their father’s business and provide quick, capable, low cost service. Gerling

can handle all your automotive welding needs, even aluminum and stainless steel

welding. Their shop is located near the intersections of Page and Woodson Roads.
18. COMPLETE AUTO REPAIR SERVICE, INC. - 203 South Linn - Wentzville, MO 63385 -

(636) 327-4448 - Jeff and Don Landwehr can rebuild any radiator at a reasonable

cost. They have over 40 years of experience in rebuilding radiators for cars, trucks,

and heavy commercial.
19. ELJAY LAWN PRODUCTS - 7711 Page Avenue - St. Louis, MO 63133 - (314) 727-1170

www.eljayproducts.com. Don’t let the name fool you, Scott & and Tim Eljay have 40

years experience in rebuilding old car generators and alternators with high quality

and at a reasonable cost. Eljay comes highly recommended by member Wally Kruetz

and it turns out the Eljay’s are members of the Horseless Carriage Club of MO
20. PERFORMANCE MOTORS – 10630 Tesshire Road – St. Louis, MO – (314) 843-0340 –

Automatic & manual transmission specialists for over 50 years and comes highly

recommended by Milt Yoder.
21. PORTELL RADIATOR SHOP - DeSoto, MO – (888) 449-4103 – Member Tom Gipe says

owner Geary Portell has rebuilt several Studebaker and Avanti radiators, made a new

hand made TIG welded aluminum radiator for a 1946 Studebaker street rod and had a

buddy who drives an Avanti.
22. GATEWAY PLATING, LLC – St. Louis, MO 63104 – (314) 865-1350 – Bumpers, antique

car & motorcycle parts, die cast, stainless & aluminum polishing.
23. O’FALLON GARAGE – 203 S. Main Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366 – (636) 278-4400 –

Towing Service phone: (636) 278-4400 - Complete auto repair, many of our members

have had a wide variety of work done here from complete brake system replacement

to heater repair. The work was performed correctly the first time and at a low cost.

They are not good with fixing or diagnosing carburetor problems though.
24. HAZELWOOD AUTO SERVICE – 8001 N. Lindbergh, Hazelwood, MO 63042 – (314)

972 – 9200, Frank and Mike specialize in post-WW II auto repair. They will tackle

just about any auto repair except paint and body work and they have experience in

installing wiring harnesses in older cars and trucks.
25. BOB’S TRANSMISSION - 330 Zodiac Drive @ Dorsett Road, Maryland Heights, MO.

63043 – (314) 291-8890. Paul Regna said they did a great job on the transmission

and head gasket on Barb’s Cougar.
26. PRO AUTO REPAIR – 112 East Elm Street, O’Fallon, MO 63366 – (636) 272-3800

Owner Abraham Simpson and his crew did a wonderful job rebuild my 1964

Commander 6 automatic transmission, securing and recharging my air conditioner

Compressor and replacing worn chassis components. They also safety inspected

my car, had the front wheels aligned properly and replaced the brake light switch.

They are not good with fixing or diagnosing carburetor problems though. Prices

are very reasonable.
27. AL’S SOUTH COUNTY RADIATOR SERVICE – 5679 S LINDBERGH BLVD
Saint Louis,
 MO 63123, (314) 842-6262, www.alsradiator.com. All styles of radiator, tank

repair, and rebuilding. Copper & Aluminum repair & re-core. Gas tank cleaning, de-rusting

& coating. And heating & A?C repair & service.
28. THE OLD CAR GUYS Classic Cars & Parts, Don Jones, Head Old Car Guy, (314) 306-7507,

theoldcarguys.com, theoldcarguys@gmail.com.



SHOPS IN ILLINOIS
1. GLENN FRIEDERICH RADIATOR - 523 South High Street - Belleville, IL 62220 - (618)

277-5954 - Specialists in radiator, gas tank, heater repairs and auto air conditioning

service.
2. GORDON KELLY ANTIQUE, CLASSIC AND SPECIAL INTEREST CAR APPRAISALS

AND STORAGE - Belleville, IL (618) 235-5272
3. CLAYDOHI CUSTOM PAINT Belleville, IL - (618) 277-1728 - Classic car restoration,

collision repair, metal fabrication, fiberglass fabrication and specialists in rust

repair
4. ALLEN’S ACCURATE AUTOMOBILE AND SPEEDOMETER - 501 Lebanon Ave. -

Belleville, Illinois 62223 - (618) 235-3666 - Tom Gipe reports they did a great job

repairing the speedometer on his 1983 Avanti. Tom recommends them for

repairing gauges, cruise controls, and air conditioning
5. MIRACLEWORKERS CUSTOMS & CLASSICS – 9705 West State route 161, Fairview

Heights, IL 62208 – (618) 410-6433 – www.miracleworkerscustoms.com – full frame

off restoration or just a slight restoration – on site estimates and club discounts.
6. STEIN AUTOMOTIVEComplete Automotive and Truck Repair, 1215 W. Main St,

Belleville, IL 62220, (636) 233-8786
7. PRECIOUS TIME CLOCK SERVIVE, Charles Scherrer, Repairman, 922 South 74th St,

Belleville, IL 62223-2847, (618) 397-5137
8. BELLEVILLE AUTO BODY, Complete Collision Repair, Bob Little, 701 West “C” Street,

Belleville, IL 62221, (618) 233-0387
9. TRIANGLE PLATING CO, Custom Chrome Plating, 4550 Pope Ave, St. Louis, MO, (314)

261-7257
10. DON’S GET REAL BODY AND PAINT, 930 West Boulevard, Belleville, IL 6221, (618)

355-0750
11. BELLEVILLE COLLISION AND PAINT, 1015 South 11th Street, Belleville, IL, (618) 237-

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