Chris Perna’ 1968 Dodge Charger

The ’68 Dodge Charger that awarded MCR the 2014 Pro Builder Of The Year Award has just been featured in Car Craft Magazine to great reception. It was a pleasure to build this vehicle for it’s owner Chris Perna! Thanks to everyone involved!

You can read the entire article at: Car Craft Feature Article (

Please visit the build page for photographs of the entire build: 68 Charger Build Gallery

Car Craft Magazine

Look for Muscle Car Restorations on the cover, and three technical articles, 20 pages of the December 2014 Car Craft Magazine. The articles are HOW TO SPRAY AWARD-WINNING PAINT, PANEL ALIGNMENT LIKE A PRO, HOW TO POWDER-COAT A FRAME. Also look for MCR in the Car Craft Summer Nationals coverage in the magazine with our 68 Charger that won the Pro Builder Shootout Award for 2014!

Voted Car Craft Pro Builder Of The Year

MCR was lucky enough to take home the trophy for Pro Builder Of The Year for 2014. Thanks to everyone involved in our 1968 Charger and especially to the car’s owner Chris Perna for trusting us with his project!

Rear more on Car Craft’s website at: This link

Be sure to check out the sign board for the Charger at this link: Signboard
Over 2000 photographs documenting the entire build of the Charger are available at: ’68 Charger Gallery

Car Craft Summer Nationals

MCR is at the 2014 Car Craft Summer Nationals. Look for us in the Pro Builder Arena. We are displaying our recently completed Twin Turbo Hemi 1968 Dodge Charger, which is in the Pro builder shootout! We will also be unveiling the Car Craft 1970 Chevelle Basket Case project! Be sure to stop by if you can!

Be sure to check out the sign board for the Charger at this link: Signboard

Over 2000 photographs documenting the entire build of the Charger are available at: ’68 Charger Gallery

Be sure to vote for our Charger on the Car Craft website at: This link

40th Annual GCRA Custom Auto Show

We had a great time displaying three recent restorations at the 40th annual Gods Country Racing show in La Crosse, WI. Photographs from the event are available in our events gallery at this address. We displayed this 1961 Ranchero, this 1968 Olds 442, and this 1971 Dart. We were excited to take home multiple awards for all three of the cars including best interior, best engine, best paint, and class. Great event! We are looking forward to 2015!

2014 World Of Wheels Chicago

Congratulations to the owners of the three vehicles we brought to the 2014 World Of Wheels show in Chicago.  The vehicles took home 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in class awards. To see some photographs taken during the event check out this page. Be sure to visit the build pages for our projects as well by visiting these links: 1968 Olds 442, 1961 Ford Ranchero, and 1971 Dart Swinger. See you all again next year!

2013 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

Congratulations to Rich and Tony on receiving a Concours Gold award and certificate for Rich’s 1963 Dodge 330! This Dodge was restored from the ground up by Muscle Car Restorations. The car was found to be between 95% and 100% of it’s original factory condition by the council of concours judges at the show. Visit this link to see photographs of the entire restoration.

We also displayed a custom 1969 Dodge Super Bee recently completed at MCR. It was awarded the 2013 Platinum Pick Judges Choice for Best Dodge Modified! Check out the entire restoration here.

2013 Car Craft Summer Nationals

We just go back from the 2013 Car Craft Summer Nationals at the Fair Grounds in St. Paul, MN. Many thanks to all the past MCR customers who were able to show their cars with us at the MCR tent and to everyone who stopped by to say hello! Really great seeing everyone and we hope to see you out there again next year! We’ve put together a short video from the event you can watch at: