Craftsmanship

at every turn

Ida’s custom fabrication of hand-crafted, award-winning automobiles sets the bar for imagination, quality and execution. Their cars have achieved everything from national hot rod acclaim, “Best in Show at SEMA” presented by Ford Motor Co., to Pebble Beach award-winning projects.

Rootbeer Float

MODEL

1949 Cadillac Coupe

DRIVETRAIN

LS Chevrolet V8

BUILD DETAILS

Stock bodied with two tone paint and upholstery

Owner: Carmine DiGiovanni

Blue Mercury

MODEL

1940 Mercury Custom three window

DRIVETRAIN

Shelby GT500 4 Cam v8 with supercharger dressed to look like a vintage Arden v8

BUILD DETAILS

A completely redesigned body with steerable front skirts and fully articulated belly pan.

Owner: Jack Kiely

Winfield Roadster

MODEL

1932 Ford Roadster

DRIVETRAIN

Ford Flathead V8 with original Ardun overhead Valve Conversion and S.Co.T. Supercharger, 3 speed transmission and Halibrand quick change rear differential

BUILD DETAILS

Hot Rod pioneer and legend Gene Winfield built and maintained this car for all of its owners dating back to 1948. This car was Mr. Winfield first “customer job”. In 1948 he filled and leaded the cowl vent for its first owner. In 1953, Gene built the car to the way its seen today with the exception of a few changes (Ardun Installation being one).

Owner: Rob Ida

IdaTude 930

MODEL

1986 Porsche 930 Turbo

DRIVETRAIN

3.2 Flat 6 boxer with K27 turbocharger

BUILD DETAILS

Re-designed front and rear bumpers eliminating the accordion style bumpers . Fuel door mounted mirror, leather RS style interior with leather basket weave upholstery. Finished in “Blau Grau Hell” light grey paint.

Owner: Rob Ida Sold

Hemi Healy

MODEL

1959 Austin Healey

DRIVETRAIN

354 Chrysler Hemi V8 with 671 GMC supercharger

BUILD DETAILS

In 1968 Bob Ida and his young cousin Vinny Quarato built a lower and lighter replacement to the previous BB/GS racer Willys sedan. The “Hemi Healy” proved to be a bit too short and radical as it stood straight up on its rear bumper. It was soon retired and sent of to the junk yard. In 2015 its was found and restored for Bob’s 70th Birthday.

Owner: Bob Ida

Guggy’s

MODEL

1940 Willys

DRIVETRAIN

L88 Big Block Chevy 427 Hilborn mechanical stack Injection, 727 Pushbutton Transmission, 1957 Oldsmobile rear differential

BUILD DETAILS

A period perfect restoration of an A/GS Gasser that ran in 1967 and 1968.

Owner: Al Wester

Our past is what defines us.

We pride ourselves on unique and tasteful execution in creating vehicles and components that cannot be found elsewhere. Through our past builds, we’ve refined our skills to create some of the highest quality custom cars in the industry today.

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Our primary focus here is to get it right, no matter what we’re building.

– ROB IDA

Whether turning heads at events like the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, or dropping jaws on the 18th fairway at Pebble Beach, there’s no secret that incredible skill, patience planning and execution create unique and timesless pieces of art.