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  • June 2012
  • From High Performance Pontiac
  • 1978 Pontiac Y82 Trans Am - Therapeutic Endeavor
  • Realizing a dream and relieving stress by restoring a 149,000-mile '78 Y82 T/A. "I'm not sure what it is…watching Smokey and the Bandit as a kid, seeing an SE when I was 10 years old in a dealership, or just that I think they are cool to look at. Regardless, I just had to have one!"
  • March 2012
  • From Corvette Magazine
  • Tall Man's Bluff
  • It may look like a mid-year on the outside, but this '65 coupe is packing C5 suspension, and a C6 engine—and more leg room than any factory Corvette ever built.
  • April 2011
  • From Popular Hot Rodding
  • 1968 Plymouth Road Runner - Builder's Corner
  • …Though these builds are getting more radical, Xtreme has a focus on keeping the classic look and feel of the cars they build. This is definitely true for customer Henry Noyes' '68 Road Runner, which you may remember was the subject of last month's rollbar how-to story…
  • March 2010
  • From MyRideisMe.com
  • 1959 "Custom Restoration" Cadillac
  • "I think I just coined a new term for cars: Custom Restoration. Why? I guess we could just say "custom" because this 59's been customized front to back. On the other hand, the builder's shop, Xtreme Restorations out of Rhode Island, suggests his specialty is "restoration". So somewhere between full custom, resto-mod and restoration, I introduce to you: Custom Restoration..."
  • March 2010
  • From Streetlegal.tv
  • Autorama 2010: Wicked 1968 AMX
  • "Amid all the Ford, Chevy and Dodge customs on display at Autorama, a sinister looking black AMX gave the AMC crowd something to ohhhh and ahhhh over..."
  • August 2009
  • From streetrodder.com
  • Styled My Way
  • Howard Tarnoff's 1949 Plymouth Special DeLuxe two-door - By Chuck Vranas
  • "For Howard Tarnoff of Medway, Massachusetts, the fever for a new bicycle during the summer of '59 led him to take on a side job at his Dad's Rambler dealership...being immersed in the late-'50s automotive culture at 10 years old laid the groundwork for his current condition..."
  • June 2009
  • From Street Rodder Magazine
  • The Hot Rods of New England - the New England Hot Rod Scene: II
  • More On What's Happening Back East
  • "Curious on what kind of hot rod shops are in the Boston area? So was Street Rodder, so we recently visited six shops in five New England states-Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine, and Connecticut to check out first hand just what's going on.."
  • July 2008
  • From Street Rodder Magazine
  • Lou Querusio's '58 Chevy Impala
  • Lou Querusio's '58 Chevy Impala Is All That And More - By Chuck Vranas
  • "Obsession. Simply stated, it's an idea that can be compared to a total mental domination regarding a certain subject. Some people go through their entire lifetimes without experiencing anything that closely resembles it. For others, though, it becomes a way of life."
NATIONAL AWARDS scroll down for more
  • Boston Word of Wheels
    Boston MA
  • '33 LaSalle Convertible (Body #1)
  • '33 Ford 5 Window Coupe Hot Rod
  • '68 Shelby Mustang GT500
          (1 of 5 produced)
  • '70 King Cobra (Prototype Body #3)
  • '70 Chevelle LS6
  • Cadillac Grand National Meet
    Quincy MA
  • '31 LaSalle 5 Passenger Coupe
  • '33 LaSalle Convertible (Body #1)
  • '37 Cadillac Sport Coupe (Body #3)
  • '58 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special
  • '59 Cadillac Sedan de Ville
  • '67 Cadillac Convertible
  • '80 Cadillac Seville
  • 2012
  • Boston Word of Wheels, Boston MA
  • Best in Class / Stock Restored – '78 TransAm
  • Best Restored – '78 TransAm
  • Best Restored Interior – '78 TransAm
  • Best Restored Engine Compartment – '78 TransAm
  • Best in Class / Conservative Coupe Custom - '53 Studebaker
  • Best Custom – '53 Studebaker
  • Best in Class / Conservative Sport – '71 Corvette
  • 2011
  • Boston World of Wheels, Boston MA
  • Best in Class / Pro Touring – '65 Corvette
  • Best in Class / Conservative Coupe – '59 Cadillac
  • Best Custom – '59 Cadillac
  • Outstanding Use of Color Design – '59 Cadillac
  • Best Interior Design Custom – '59 Cadillac
  • Best in Class / Stock Restored 1942 to 1956 – '47 Cadillac
  • Detroit Autorama, Detroit MI
  • Best in Class / Street Touring 1955 to Current – '68 AMX
  • Promoter Pick of Show – '68 AMX
  • Best Street Machine – '68 AMX
  • Best Street Machine Interior – '68 AMX
  • Best in Class / Pro Touring 1955 to Current – '65 Corvette
  • Best in Class / Stock Restored 1942 to 1956 – '47 Cadillac
  • Pontiac TransAm Nationals
  • Best Restored SE – '78 TransAm
  • 2010
  • SEMA Mother's Choice Award
  • Excellence in Automotive Design – '59 Cadillac
  • Goodguys Columbus, OH
  • Slick 60's Award - 1968 AMX "Wicked"
  • Right Coast Syracuse Nationals
  • Designer Dozen - 1968 AMX "Wicked"
  • Grand National Roadster show, Pomona CA
  • 1st place in class - 1959 Cadillac Custom
  • Sacramento Autorama show, Sacramento CA
  • 1st Place in Class - 1959 Cadillac Custom
  • Outstanding Overall Custom - 1959 Cadillac
  • Detroit Autorama Show, Detroit Michigan
  • 1st place in Class - 1968 AMX Street Machine
  • 1st place in Class - 1966 Corvette Altered Sports
  • 1st Place in Class - 1949 JC Higgins none motorized
  • Outstanding Street Machine - 1968 AMX "Wicked"
  • Outstanding Street Machine Interior - 1968 AMX "Wicked"
  • Event Promoter Pick off the show 1968 - AMX "Wicked"
  • 2009
  • Detroit Autorama, Detroit Michigan
  • 1st place in class - 1949 Plymouth Custom
  • 2nd place in class - 1959 Cadillac Custom
  • 3rd Place In class - 1936 Ford Roadster
  • Rod & Custom Magazine - Best Rod - '36 Ford Roadster
  • Best Display awarded by: Indy High Winders
  • Syracuse Nationals: Syracuse New York
  • Street Rodder Magazine: Turtle Wax Top 100 - 1959 Cadillac
  • NCRS Regional Show: Marlborough Massachusetts
  • Top - Flight Certification - 97.4 points - 1967 Corvette Roadster
  • Chrysler Nationals: Columbus, Ohio
  • 1st place in class- restored AAR T/A - 1970 T/A Challenger
  • 2008
  • Boston World of Wheels: Boston Massachusetts
  • 1st Place in Class - 1970 Oldsmobile 442
  • 2nd Place in Class - 1936 Ford Roadster
  • 2nd Place in Class - 1968 Dodge Charger
  • Rod & Custom Pick - 1936 Ford Roadster
  • Cadillac Nationals: Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Senior award for Outstanding Restoration - 1947 Cadillac
  • Syracuse Nationals: Syracuse NY
  • Street Rodder Magazine - Top 100 1958 Chevrolet Impala
  • Street Rodder magazine - Top 100 1936 Ford Roadster
  • 2007
  • Boston World of Wheels: Boston Massachusetts
  • Best Engine: 1958 Impala
  • 1st place in class - 1958 Impala
  • Outstanding in Class - 1970 Cuda Convertible
  • 2nd Place in class - 1947 Cadillac fast-back