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Teaching Students at Kustom Built Cars [RR 509]
Episode 50911th February 2020 • Remarkable Results Radio Podcast • Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Jack Weaver is a custom car builder of 25+ years and the owner of Acme Chop Shop. He started teaching the art of custom auto restoration at Kustom Built Cars (KBC).

Kustom Built Cars was started out of Jack’s love and enjoyment of custom cars and hot rods. He wanted to be able to continue a legacy for our generations to come. So he and his friends got together and came up with this awesome workshop so that future car builders of the world could come and learn the fundamentals of restoring a custom car from the ground up. The leader of our program wanted to share his story with you all so you can see how this idea became a reality and how it can for you too!


Key Talking Points:

  • A hot rod restoration
  • Needed more help and started teaching kids so he could hire, started to teach on a larger scale
  • Workshop- started with weekend workshops then evolved into the 5-month program, mostly 18-20 years old 
  • Build hot rod truck from start to finish during 5-month hands-on program then sell truck and money goes back into the program
  • Students leave program excited about the industry, can be very trainable for potential employer
  • Wants to stay in touch and stay connected with graduating students


  • Thanks to Jack Weaver for his contribution to the aftermarket’s premier podcast.
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