Tag: Restoration

Original Parts Group’s 2019 Project Vehicle

When looking for a project car for 2019, the Original Parts Group team didn’t have to go very far, in fact, the vehicle had been awaiting restoration in the OPGI warehouse for several years. Here at OPGI, we do a

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Spring Summer Series: Pontiac Show

Original Parts Group held the second show of their Spring Summer Series on June 9th with an all-Pontiac Show. With an awesome, fully-restored 1968 GTO of their own, and a deep love of the Arrowhead brand in general, OPGI was

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1964 Corvair Monza Spyder Project: Disassembly & Engine Work

Let the disassembly begin! Our 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder literally gets torn apart.  Convertible top, interior, engine, sub-frame/suspension/brakes/wheels and exhaust system are all removed in preparation for either refinishing or replacement. Nuts and bolts are tagged and bagged, parts are

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OPGI’s New Ride: 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder

Introducing our latest project car – a little-on-the rough-side 1964 Corvair Monza Spyder (turbocharged). A diamond in the rough? We think so. This is an all-original Z-Body (the letter-based platform designated by General Motors for the Corvair 500, Monza and

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Jimmy Smith’s 1972 Monte Carlo

OPGI customer Jimmy Smith of Weogufka, AL recently sent us a few of photos of his 1972 Monte Carlo. Jimmy is the car’s second owner, having purchased the Monte in 1975. Technically, Jimmy’s car is a Monte Carlo Custom –

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Father and Son’s Garage Built 1965 GTO 434

Photos: Tobin Family, Story: Tony Colombini After his 1963 graduation from High School, a ’64 Tempest caught the eye of Pat Tobin. He knew someday he would have one. Four years later he was drafted. Upon leaving the military in

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SEMA 2017: OPGI Returns to SEMA

Since 1982, Original Parts Group, Inc. has been in the business of manufacturing and retailing the finest quality GM restoration parts and accessories in the industry. This year at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, OPGI made headlines

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The Pilot Chevelle Story

Back in November at the most recent SEMA Show, we learned something new about Chevelles. It was at the Show that our staff discovered Dave Harter’s ’70 Chevelle SS and learned of its’ history as a General Motors Pilot Car,

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Restomod or Restoration?

Although many people often hear the terms “Restomod” and “Restoration” being used almost interchangeably in the classic and collectible car marketplace, there is a big difference between the two descriptions. What the two terms do have in common is that

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Considering a Restoration

Even the most casual auto enthusiasts have entertained the idea of driving something different and more exciting than the same basic late model sedans that everyone else in their neighborhood drives. Although it would certainly be fun to drive a

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