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Hot Rod and Classic Car Work

Check out our Hot Rods!

We offer services for Classic cars and Hot rods. From minor Tune-ups to performance part installation. Electronic Gremlins in your car? We can fix that. No matter what vehicle we will fix it if its fixable. We provide the same quality work and dedication to the classics on the road as we do to all of the new modern vehicles. Making us your one stop shop!

  • Tune-ups: We provide a great maintenance to keep your Baby running for many years. Spark plugs, filters, carburetor cleaning, fine tuning per specifications, we will keep your car running at its best.
  • Transmission: Transmission filter and fluid changes, want a shift kit installed, no problem. We can take care of your transmission needs.
  • Brakes: Have squeaky brakes? Want to install disc brakes or power brakes? We can do just about anything to get your vehicle to stop on a dime, from regular brake pad, rotor, shoe and drum services to complete brake system overhaul and custom installs.
  • Electrical: Wiring is one of our specialties. We can repair your old wiring or install a completely new wiring harness. Electrical shorts, no problem we will solve your electrical gremlins.
  • Custom: In need of custom work, we will take on the majority of custom jobs and get it right.
  • Performance: Custom exhaust, performance manifolds, headers, camshafts, fuel injection conversions, we can help you in any way.

Vic's experience and love for Classic and Hot Rods will assure you are getting the best service and this makes Catalpa Street Garage LLC. in Santa Cruz, CA the source for Hot Rod and Classic car repair.
Performance part installation and Tuning is one of our newest services. From Domestic, Import and European we will find ways to enhance your vehicles power and handling.

We are an official Holley distributer.

  • Custom Exhaust
  • Cat Backs
  • Direct bolt ons
  • High performance brake system upgrades (drilled and slotted rotors, heavier duty pads, etc.)
  • Cosmetic enhancer installations (spoilers)
  • Short shifters
  • Lowering springs and performance suspension upgrades

If you don't see something listed just give us a call! *Some performance parts are for off-road use only.


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Car & Truck Care, near Santa Cruz, CA

I have been taking my BMW to Catalpa Street since 2006 and they have been great. Honest, fair, reliable and friendly. I have been hanging on to my car because I good mechanic is hard to find. Once this one dies, it will be another BMW for me and Catalpa Street will be servicing that one too!

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