LOWREY'S AUTO RESTORATION began in 1960 when|
Jim Lowrey Sr. started his first shop at home,
eventually opening a collision shop in Chelmsford, MA
where the focus became designing and building award
winning hot rods and restoring classic antiques.
Jim Jr. started restoring his first coupe at age|
14, and over the years has developed a strong
sense of style & craftmanship heavily influenced
by growing up surrounded with timeless classics,
historic hot rods and "diamonds in the rough"
awaiting a creative vision.
60's and 70's Location
Jim Jr. took over his father's business in 1987|
changing it to strictly antique restoration and
building hot rods. Outgrowing his location, he
moved the business to a former dairy farm in
Tilton, NH. The shop now consists of a 3-level
barn for storage and new buildings for fabrication,
painting and assembly.
Jim and his crew work on fabrication and|
complete buildups of their projects.
The Lowrey's have restored quite a few well-known
Jim Sr. still contributes by rebuilding his|
famous flathead Ford motors and full race
versions of the same.
historical hot rods. Two notable Dry Lakes Roadsters
were restored for Kirk White - The Bob Shaeneman
Deuce Roadster and the Ray Brown 99C Roadster.
Both have been restored to their original racing
The Ray Brown Roadster was the only hot rod to ever win the "Past Presidents Cup"
at Hershey and is now stored in the Petersen Museum.
We recently purchased this older Vintage 77 Troyer Modified w/Pinto body
and restored it to look like a modified we had in years past. We'll be
using it at auto shows and vintage races.
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