PJ’s Classic Shop – Service Offering
What best fits your vehicles description?
Historic vehicle” means a vehicle that is over 25 years old, and that is owned solely as a collector’s item and for participation in club activities, exhibitions, tours, parades, and similar uses, including mechanical testing, but is not used for general transportation.
Cars 20 years and older typically fall into the classic class. maintain a list of eligible unmodified cars that are called “classic”. These are described as “fine” or “distinctive” automobile, either American or foreign built, produced between 1915 and 1948. Post–World War II
A vintage car is, in the most general sense, an old automobile, and in the narrower senses of car enthusiasts and collectors, it is a car from the period of 1919 to 1930.
The antique car era includes the Veteran era, the Brass era, and the Vintage era, which range from the beginning of the automobile up to the 1930s.
Full Vehicle Restoration
PJ’s Classic Stop prides itself as one of the best car restoration shops in New Mexico. We specialize in vintage car restoration, whether it’s for American muscle or rare sports cars. Our team of technical experts and craftsmen will breathe new life into your beloved vehicle, meeting the rigorous standards of car restoration shows. As a one-stop classic car restoration shop, we will thoroughly inspect your vehicle before methodically planning how to proceed and quoting an estimate for your car restoration cost. PJ’s Classic Stop handles complete automotive restoration from sourcing parts and car paint restoration to car fabrication, interior upholstery, and engine rebuilds. Your historic gem is always in the best of hands at PJ’s Classic Stop.
OEM Reproduction Wiring
PJ’s Classic Stop provides comprehensive classic and vintage car restoration services, including electrical expertise and classic car rewiring. We can diagnose and target your car’s electrical issues or offer you full factory wiring harness replacement. PJ’s Classic Stop understands both the desire to upgrade your car’s electrical wiring and the need to meet original factory specifications. Enjoy painless wiring by getting new classic car electrical parts or a high-quality OEM reproduction wiring harness by the most trusted automotive wiring harness manufacturers. PJ’s Classic Stop will drive those pesky gremlins away to ensure that your classic & vintage car electrics always work well.
Doing things right prevents future headaches and saves costs for our clients. We keep classic & & vintage cars roadworthy and in great shape for as long as possible. While older vehicles boast durability and elegant engineering, we understand that each model is unique and still needs care and basic car maintenance. Classic & vintage car owners can come by PJ’s Classic Stop for a car tune up and car maintenance. We can also create a car maintenance schedule chart custom-tailored for you and our experts can suggest general car maintenance tips for owners and collectors of classics & vintage vehicles.
Sheet Metal Panel Design
Classic & vintage cars are masterpieces of design with graceful curves and iconic lines. PJ’s Classic Stop can repair your car’s body and replace whole panels with our auto body sheet metal fabrication service. Our expert craftsmen in our auto body fabrication team can accurately work off your vehicle’s original design with the correct car panel steel thickness and superb metalwork. During our metal bodywork repair and restoration process, PJ’s Classic Stop will preserve your historic car’s beauty, era-correct authenticity, and value.
Paint & Body
Our classic & vintage auto body shop will make your car shine with a fresh factory paint job or custom car paintwork. We put extra care into every step of the meticulous process from prepping, mixing, matching, and painting to coating and drying while keeping our paint jobs cost-competitive. PJ’s Classic Stop’s vintage bodywork experts will also sort out any dings, dents, rust, and damaged sections of your classic with an emphasis on historic value and professional quality. The men and women in our classic bodywork team and classic car paint shop are passionate about keeping these rolling works of art always looking their best.
PJ’s Classic Stop also features an auto upholstery shop. If your interior feels like it needs refurbishing or upholstery repair, you may come to us for auto upholstery in Albuquerque, or if you live in near by cities and states. Our craftsmen will work closely with you in choosing the right upholstery fabric, color, and features for your vintage car’s interior. We’ll listen to your needs, whether you are pursuing factory specs, an era-correct look, or something completely custom.
PJ’s Classic Stop is a comprehensive one-stop shop that also offers auto fabrication services. We can professionally execute auto body sheet metal fabrication as well as vehicle fabrication for your classic or vintage car’s frame, chassis, monocoque, or unibody. The experienced metalworkers at our car fabrication shop can work with various metals and complex shapes while guaranteeing structural integrity, strong welds, and high-quality finishing. We also do custom metal fab work and precision automotive machining for other interior, exterior, and mechanical components.
Classic & vintage car engines are our heart and soul. PJ’s Classic Stop is a specialized engine shop. See your classic or vintage vehicle reach its fullest potential with a full engine overhaul or engine rebuild. PJ’s Classic Stop can offer a top end rebuild, full restoration, diagnosis, major or minor repair, performance modification, or custom swap. Our rebuilt engines are made to run smooth, strong, and reliable. PJ’s Classic Stop’s powertrain technicians specialize in domestics of eras gone by, from turn-of-the-century antiques to the experimental modern age of the late seventies. We are also experienced in collectible cars and exotic rarities, with years of knowledge and research resources.