Pete started South West Rod and Custom in 1982. His initial intention was to build himself a nice custom car, as a hobby, that eventually turned into a place of business. Today Pete and his employees satisfy customers all over the country, from Utah to West Virginia.. When it comes to custom automotive work, such as fabrication, suspension, drive train, electrical wiring, paint and body, and everything else involved in building the right car South West is the place to be. It's all about reputation! Pete's reputation exceeds all standards in the hot rod industry. 70% of all business at Southwest is "Word Of Mouth"!!! Honest and up-front, with no corners cut, Pete has built show winners for more then 20 years.. Steel body cars, or fiberglass, Southwest specializes in both.. All aspects of the automotive hobby is right here at SOUTHWEST ROD AND CUSTOM..

Fiberglass Specialists:
We have been building Fiberglass kit cars for more then 15 years below is a list of kit car manufactured cars that we have built

Street Beasts:
For the past 5 years, Pete has been the #1 builder of StreetBeast Cars. Also supplying StreetBeast owners with many optional accessories to add to their DREAM CAR. If you are a Street Beast Owner and are having problems building your car, or just need a little help getting your car on the go, call Pete at South West, and we will help you in anyway possible. Even if it's just a small problem we can handle over the phone, Pete would be glad to talk to you and solve your problem. Also check out the Merchandise Link, for some cool stuff for your Street Beast!

Downs Manufacturing:
Southwest has built several Downs Body Fiberglass Kit Cars, with a few of them featured in major magazine articles, such as Street Trucks, with Doug Peterson's Downs Body 37 Ford Truck, winning such awards as most beautiful Truck–NSRA, and Several PPG Custom Paint Awards, Check it out in the Previous Project Link. The Downs Manufacture Fiberglass Cars are some of the best cars and trucks made. With only the best materials that go into making these cars, they hold their value to the fullest extent. We at SouthWest can build you a full turnkey fiberglass body car, a body on roller frame, or anything in between. We are fiberglass specialists at our best!

Complete Steel Body Auto Restoration:
Numerous cars and trucks have been restored at South West Rod and Custom. From replacing floor pans, to rust repair, from suspension rebuilding, to drive train conversations, from complete interiors to full leather wrap custom interiors, from OEM original paint and body to full blown custom paint (Flames/Graphics), from A.C./Heat installation, to complete automotive wiring, it's all here under one roof. Your one stop restoration shop!

Insurance Claim Specialists:
If you have wrecked your custom car, or it has been vandalized in anyway, South West has the know how and ability to bring your car back to the way it was before the night mare happened. We work with all Insurance companies across America, with fully computerized professional written estimates, a one on one personal relation with the insurance claims adjusters, and a hassle free environment. Most of the time, South West Can SAVE your deductible. We will handle the job from picking your car up at your location, to delivering it back to you. If you have WRECKED your custom car or truck, call us first. We are very experienced in this field, and will help you any way possible.

Security Overview:
What ever your needs are, you can feel at ease with SouthWest, our Shop is fully secured, with 24 hour surveillance monitoring, and completely fenced in with watch dogs! When your car is in our hands, you can sleep with ease every night. We at South West encourage our customers to come and visit us as much as possible, so we can have a strong relationship between each other. We want you to feel like your at home, when your at SOUTHWEST ROD AND CUSTOM.

Contact Pete for all your needs at 972-420-1293 or email with any questions that arise.


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