1964 Oldsmobile 442
1964 Oldsmobile 442. 1 year Build Time
Owner purchased this 442 47 years ago. He came to us for a full restoration, that included, cabin floors, firewall, trunk floors. Rear 1/4 panels were hand made in shop due to lack of availability. Rust free Doors were procured from California, Rust free Hood from Ohio. Complete metal worked body, and laser straight body work. Paint features PPG Burgundy/Brown high metallic Base and 2021 Clearcoat cut and buffed dead flat for mirror show car finish.
Mechanical restoration included, rebuilding of engine transmission, and complete new upgraded chassis coil over suspension and tubular control arms. Nothing was left untouched. Complete Chassis has been sandblasted, epoxy primed, sanded and painted Chassis Black.
Electrical system is all new wiring system, Stereo System, Custom Digital Gauges and LED lighting.Engine Bay features fully tucked electrical wiring and custom stainless steel hidden vacuum lines.
The interior is a custom one off interior featuring hand sewn seats with custom pleated designs. Door panels ture handmade polished aluminum accents, two tone design per customer’s instructions. The trunk will feature a fully customized enclosed interior with accents designed to encompass cabin interior. Florida Rod Shop also includes a hinged hidden access door to allow access to a custom detail kit we make for each build.
We are now in final stages of completion with the more customer required additions of one piece side glass windows. Soon we will complete this one off fully custom 1964 442 Show Winner.
Our Mission Statement
Florida Rod Shop Inc. was founded to provide the highest quality service for Street Rods, Resto Rods, Custom Show Cars, Muscle Cars & Exotics. We are to perform the work to the highest standards in a timely basis. Our builds are to be of the highest standards including innovation of design and execution.