Builds

  • 1968 Camaro Suspension Work

    The RG crew works on installing the suspension on the ’68 Camaro frame, fixing a few things on the Charger, and reassembling the tail shaft portion of a transmission.

  • Welding, Sanding, Grinding, and Leveling

    A lot happened last week at Rebuilding Generations. Jeremy and Hatcher adjusted the bumper on the Camaro to make it level (and, as Hatcher learned, aesthetically pleasing). Kevin worked with Quinn and Hatcher on sanding the underside frame of one of the Camaros in preparation for it’s display at SEMA, and Levi and Ian update […]

  • Goodbye to Sarge

    We say goodbye to Sarge, our 1965 Mustang Fastback, and get it ready to go back to it’s owner.

  • Pressure washing the Z28 Camaro and troubleshooting the Mustang

    Ian supervises Hatcher and Harmon pressure washing the Z28 Camaro, while Joe works on replacing the shifter in his Saleen, and the rest of the crew tries to figure out the source of some weird noises the Mustang has been making.

  • Repairing the Power Steering System on the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Matt and Halen work with Gene to fix some leaks in the power steering system.

  • Hatcher uses the mill

    Ian teaches Hatcher how to use his Bridgeport mill.  

  • 1965 Mustang Fastback Unveiling at SEMA 2016

    More footage from the unveiling of the Rebuilding Generations 1965 Mustang Fastback at SEMA 2016.

  • SEMA Week

    We had a great time at SEMA this year unveiling our 1965 Mustang Fastback!

  • Project Sarge: A dream build that took over 26 years

    1965 Mustang GT Fastback My Dad Shelman Anglin was a 3 war veteran. WW2, Korea, Vietnam. He was awarded two purple hearts, 3 bronze stars, air medals and many other medals and accommodations throughout his military career. He also taught ROTC at Santa Barbara High School and UC Santa Barbara. Dad enjoyed working on and […]

  • Boy Scouts visit Rebuilding Generations

    We have some special guests this week: Boy Scout troupe 26, from Eagle, ID. We had a great time with these young men, getting to know them, talking to them about our program, and even letting them do some work on the car. We only have 10 days to get the 1965 Mustang Fastback done […]

  • Wiring in the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Ian talks about some of the recent work and challenges on the 1965 Mustang Fastback, and explains the plan for wiring the car.

  • Status Update on the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Ian explains where the 1965 Mustang Fastback is at and explains in detail everything we’ve done recently and what we have left to do before SEMA 2016. Joe works on masking off the back panels for the black trim paint, while Evan completes some welding for a frame for one of our Camaros.

  • We install two new OPTIMA BATTERIES in Kevin’s Diesel truck

    Jeff explains to a few of the RG youth how car batteries work and takes them through the process of installing two new Optima batteries in the truck. Neil continues color-sanding and polishing some of the smaller pieces from the 1965 Mustang Fastback, and Jeremy works on routing hoses under the Mustang.

  • Moving cars and organizing the shop

    Today we put together some carts to hold our cars, and get everything in the shop organized the way it needs to be.

  • California Trip Part 2 – Hotchkis Autocross Event

    We had a lot of fun watching and being part of the Hotchkis autocross event in Fontana, CA! We even got to drive the 1972 Duster through the course a few times! Hotchkis Sport Suspension

  • “Fast Jack” Beckman visits Rebuilding Generations

    We had a very exciting guest at Rebuilding Generations last Wednesday: “Fast Jack” Beckman.  Fast Jack races the second fastest funny car in the world, and took the time to come and check out our program. He talked the us about his time in the NRHA racing world, and the importance of hard work and […]

  • Summer Downs visits Rebuilding Generations

    Kevin talks with Summer Downs from Downs Auction, Jeff and Hatcher finish installing the winch on the trailer, and Ronn and Even attempt to install the driveshaft on the 1965 Mustang Fastback.

  • Body work and exhaust Installation on the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Kevin masks off the trim around the rear window on the 1972 Duster so he can repaint it, while a couple others scuff out some scratches on the interior of the car. On the 1965 Mustang Fastback, Neil finishes up the body work on the new vents, and Ronn and Evan remove the exhaust system […]

  • California Trip Part 1 – K&N Engineering and TMI Products

    We take the 1965 Mustang Fastback to Corona, CA to get work done on the interior and meet with some of our amazing sponsors. First we stopped at K&N Engineering, who will be building an air intake for the Mustang. Next we went to TMI Products. TMI is a automotive upholstery company, and they donated […]

  • Installing springs in the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    The Brown family installs the springs into the 1965 Mustang Fastback, and Jeremy works on creating panels that will contain NACA ducts to help regulate the temperature of the brakes. Joe finds that kits from Painless Performance exactly what he needs to do wiring on the Mustang. Painless Performance

  • Spraying LizardSkin on the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Ian, Kevin, Harmon, Hatcher, and Halen start by scuffing the paint on the inside and bottom of the mustang in order to help the LizardSkin coating stick to it. Then, after mixing the coating liquid and loading it into the spray gun, they spray LizardSkin onto the car. This is a big milestone in the […]

  • Prepping the 1965 Mustang Fastback for LizardSkin

    Work continues on the 1965 Mustang Fastback after getting the paint job done, as the crew prepares it for spraying on LizardSkin coating. Jeff works with some of the younger members to weld a winch onto a trailer, and Joe continues working on the Charger ignition LizardSkin Spray-On Insulation

  • Miracle Week on the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    For a whole week, members of Rebuilding Generations have been working on the 1965 Mustang Fastback trying to get as much body work done as possible. We call it a miracle week because it will take a miracle to get the car done on time.

  • Modifying hinges in the 1965 Mustang Fastback

    Ian and Hatcher continue the modification of the 1965 Mustang Fastback’s interior. Today they work on modifying a hinge to better fit the folding seat that sits in the back of the car.

  • Interview with Don Hipple

    Don Hipple donated a week of his time to be with Rebuilding Generations while we did body work on the 1965 Mustang Fastback.

  • Prepping the 1965 Mustang Fastback for body work

    Dylan, Brandon, and Lynn take apart the front suspension of a first generation sub-Camaro frame, Neil works on dry-fitting the doors on the 1965 Mustang Fastback in preparation for body work, and Harmon and Jeremy continue the process of mocking up the brake system. Thanks to CPP for donating the front end that will be […]

  • Mounting a Camaro on the AutoTwirler

    Ian takes some of the youth through the process of mounting a Camaro on the the AutoTwirler rotisserie. www.autotwirler.com  

  • Installing a new pulley in our 1972 Plymouth Duster

    Joe and Josh work on putting in a new pulley into the 1972 Plymouth Duster. This will make the engine look cleaner and is a necessary step to adjust for the removal of the power steering pump. At the same time, Harmon and Pacen do some welding on a 1968 Camaro chassis. Thanks to our […]

  • Modifying the 1965 Mustang Fastback gas tank

    Jeremy talks about how Rebuilding Generations modified the gas tank on the 1965 Mustang Fastback to allow it to fit in the car with the rear suspension from Detroit Speed.