BEHIND THE DOORS ... WITH AL LIEBMANN
Phoenix Rod & Custom
Photos & Text by Al Liebmann
Phoenix Rod & Custom is one of northern New Jersey’s premier hot rod builders and customizers. Whether you want a street rod that’s designed and built from the ground up, a muscle car that’s fully customized, or a perfectly restored classic or vintage car, Phoenix gets it done with style. In the shop was a 1961 Indy Pace car T-Bird, the only one known survivor, only 3 made. Alsothere was a 1940 Lincoln Limo used in the move “Godfather” and a possible 2014 /2015 Riddler contender.
In talking with Phoenix owner, Glenn Smith “Our hot rod designs include drivers as well as show cars, and many of our custom hot rods have taken top prizes in some of the most important car shows in the United States. You can even see some of our unique paint jobs prominently featured in DuPont’s annual calendars that celebrate the best of custom automobiles. Some of our clients we have done work for over 20 plus years with collections anywhere from 25-65 automobiles."
Phoenix can handle anything from special interest automobiles to kit cars, tricked out muscle cars to novel custom features for your commuter car. Phoenix Rod & Custom will add special touches that make each automobile truly unique and definitely yours alone. Custom upholstery, grill emblems, wheels and paint are just some of the ways they customize your ride. Cars that were designed, built, customized or restored by Phoenix have won awards from The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), Classic Car Club of America (CCCA), the Detroit Autorama, the Cavalcade of Customs, the Concours d’Elegance at Meadow Brook, The National Street Rod Association (NSRA), and the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA).
If you’re looking to create a collectible or drive something no one else has, bring your car to Phoenix Rod & Custom and see what we can do! Phoenix Rod & Custom is the premier place for classic and vintage car restoration, from elegant Packard’s and Deusenbergs to Model Ts.
Check them out @ http://www.phrod.com … Thanks again to Glenn and his staff for Tour ….. Big Al