Legendary Car Builder To Attend AAPEX
Oct. 2, 2018 – Legendary car builder Jeff Schwartz will travel to Las Vegas with the custom-built Raybestos 1953 Chevrolet® pickup. Schwartz, president of Woodstock, Ill.-based Schwartz Performance, will be on hand with the decked-out classic truck at the Brake Parts Inc (BPI) booth during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).
Schwartz will be at the BPI booth #3638 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. The Raybestos ’53 Chevrolet pickup will be on display at the BPI booth during the entire AAPEX show where it will be awarded to one lucky auto care industry repair or parts professional.
Painted in metallic red, the fully restored and updated 1953 Chevrolet pickup features an off-the-shelf performance disc brake upgrade package using Raybestos components and Raybestos Truck & Medium Duty specialty disc brake pads. Schwartz Performance installed its famous bolt-in G-Machine Chassis.
Over 20 industry-leading premier suppliers partnered with Raybestos and Schwartz Performance to help restore and modify the pickup while maintaining its historical integrity, including: American Autowire, American Powertrain, BeCool, BF Goodrich, Crunch, Dakota Digital, Dirty Dingo, Dynacorn International, Flaming River, Forgeline, Hushmat, Maval, Mechanix Wear, Moser, Remy, Optima Batteries, PPG, Ridetech, Rock Valley Auto Parts, SeatbeltPlanet.com, TechAFX, TMI Products and Vintage Air.