Car Craft August 2015

Special thanks to Car Craft Magazine for including the V8 Speed & Resto Shop built ZR9 Camaro in the August, 2015 issue! They printed the Carter Hickman Designs rendering of the car, thanks Carter for the awesome work! We're honored to be among the best in the biz! Thanks again!

1957 Chevy

V8 Speed & Resto Shop Restoration GuidePlanning and tracking a restoration is a big project, but we've created 2 FREE tools you can download to help keep your project on track.   The first one is a planning document, with allows you to fill out parts, part numbers, prices, and other important info to get an idea of what you need.     This is both in spreadsheet format or in a printable .pdf, whichever you'd like to use.     

The second item is a Collector Car Manual, loaded with page after page where you can keep track of the parts in the car, mainteance, fluids, tire sizes, gear ratios... there's a LOT of info in this one.    Download it and print it out and keep it with your ride for reference.   

Click HERE to download the Restoration Planner in Spreadsheet Format

Click HERE to download the Restoration Planner in .PDF format

Click HERE to download the Collector Car Manual .PDF




V8TV Airs on Rev'n TV

Chattanooga, Tenn., (April 6, 2015) – Luken Communications' latest network offering, Rev'n, is proud to announce the addition of V8TV to its programming lineup. V8TV can be found on Monday evenings at 8:00 p.m. Central starting April 6, 2015.

V8TV is built around the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, Illinois, where they specialize in building, restoring and modifying American muscle cars. V8TV takes viewers along for the ride and their restoration projects are truly the stars of the show.

Terri Coyle, Luken’s Director of Programming, said, “Rev’n is proud to continue expanding its programming by bringing yet another great series to audiences nationwide, this time focusing on muscle car restoration. The addition of V8TV is another step toward making Rev’n a one-stop shop for gearheads of every kind, and we couldn’t be happier to offer viewers the opportunity to be along for the ride.”

V8 Speed & Resto Shop


We’ve got a lot going on at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop, here’s a few snaps from around the shop. 

1968 Olds 442 getting an LSA Connect & Cruise swap

V8 Speed & Resto Shop

Subscribe to the V8TV Channel on YouTube to see the latest video from V8TV and the V8 Speed & Resto Shop!

Driving your classicThe weather is finally breaking, and the Hot Rod Power Tour is coming through town. . . is your Hot Rod, Muscle Car, Classic, or Truck capable of being a long hauler?

We can get your ride ready for the long haul at the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, IL. 

We're a complete restoration and performance center and can help with:

- Tuning
- Cooling System Upgrades
- Vintage Air Installs
- Fuel Injection Swaps
- Overdrive Transmission Installs
- Disc Brakes
- Custom Exhaust
- Engine Swaps
- Bodywork & Paint
- Sheet metal repair & fabrication
- Performance Part Sales

Contact us today to discuss your needs and we'll help you get back on the road for the season!