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Unread 10-12-2012, 07:01 PM   #1
Mark_83CJ7
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Please recommend Huntsville restoration shop

I own an 83 Jeep CJ7 that is in need of a frame-off restoration. I restored it once when I was a teen, and would love to do it again, but career and family consume all of my time. I've sadly come to the conclusion that I have to pay somebody else to do the bulk of the work, and am looking for a good shop that knows a thing or two about Jeeps.

My company is transferring me to Huntsville next month, so I am new to the area and don't know the local shops. But I would really like to get going on the repairs quickly. Could anyone recommend a good shop(s) within a 3 hour drive of Huntsville, that have a great reputation for Jeep restoration?

Thanks for your help.

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Unread 10-24-2012, 08:39 AM   #2
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Don't know about just Jeep shops, but here are a few I pulled up on Google.

M&M Restoration - (205) 893-5183
22584 Highway 5, Lynn, AL 35575

Knoxville, it a bit of a drive, but they look pretty legit.

http://griffeyshotrods.com/
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Unread 10-28-2012, 10:07 PM   #3
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Nathan Schmidt (Custom Fab) in Decatur builds rock crawlers, buggies....you name it he does it. He did my frame on my YJ and any other weld work I have needed, about to do the frame on my friends YJ this week. Anyways, Decatur is 30 minutes or less from Huntsville, depending on where you live. Give him a call and tell him Scott sent you......he really knows his stuff.

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Unread 11-06-2012, 11:45 AM   #4
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Any idea about what he'd charge for a cage build?
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Unread 11-11-2012, 12:17 PM   #5
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It depends on what you want in your cage......you could call him and ask or go by there and talk with him. I do not know what his prices are compared to others, but I run on a very tight budget and he is well within my price range and the work he does is amazing. He knows his stuff.......I go to him for everything I am doing.....just to get direction and what I can't do.....I get him to do.
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