Canadian Hot Rods Inc. Autobody Restoration & Paint

“Canadian Rods Inc. is a full autobody & restoration shop that will take your build from start to finish.” Wayne Booth

The CHRI Autobody and Restoration Shop prides itself with the quality and workmanship to make every hot rod or custom ride, one that you will be wanting to show and drive all the time. CHRI wants to be a part of your build, from designing your car or truck, repairing sheet metal to complete finishing.

From small rust repairs to complete frame off rotisserie restorations and complete vintage builds, the Canadian Hot Rods Inc. team performs professional fabrication of custom vehicles with the perfect colour, body fit & finish to your hot rod or classic.

1931 Cadillac Roadster

1931 Cadillac Roadster, one of only 600 made. CHRI performed a complete restoration on this rare classic.

Metal Work, Fabrication & Shaping
3D Part Scanning

Paint & Restoration

Custom Body Work

Wet Sanding & Polishing

Current & Past Projects

1931 Cadillac Roadster V8 355A

1931 Cadillac Roadster V8 355A


1953 Ford F-100

1953 Ford F-100

Frame and Motor Swap, CHRI Road Hugger Chassis, Coyote Motor, Custom Wheels and Exhaust (completed)

1927 Ford Model T

1927 Ford Model T

Complete build, custom frame and front and rear suspension, 310 hp eco boost 4 cyl mustang motor and much more! (completed)

1957 Chevrolet 210

1957 Olds Super 88

Full Build. Replaced OEM front crossmember with a Custom CHRI Mustang II IFS front crossmember, reinforced original frame, upgraded brakes, suspension, and steering, installed narrowed 8.8 rear diff, custom exhaust, custom upholstery by Lee Baxter’s Hot Rod Interiors, supercharged LSA motor, modern a/c and heating and more

1955 Pontiac Safari Wagon

1955 Pontiac Safari Wagon

Complete Build. LT1 engine package, Pw and locks, Cruise Control, Tinted Glass, Tilt steering, Original Gauges Refurbished to Work with New Electronics, Custom Paint & Lee Baxter’s Hot Rods Interiors (upholstery) (completed)

1955 Ford COE

1955 Ford COE

Complete Build, Custom CHRI Frame, Custom fabricated Rear bumper and Lightbar, GM 1 Ton front suspension w/Slam Specialties Airbags, Custom Rear 4 link suspension w/Watts link & Airbags, 12v turbo diesel Cummins motor, Custom 22.5” big rig dually wheels, 14 bolt diff and much more!


1957 Chevrolet Truck

Frame and motor swap CHRI Road Hugger Chassis, LS3 525HP (completed)

1993 Chevrolet 4×4 Truck

1935 Ford Truck

Full Build. New CHRI Chassis with Mustang II Front IFS kit, brake, suspension and steering upgrades, cleaned up motor and trans, new stereo system, updated a/c and heating system, fresh paint job and more. (completed)

Hours: 8:30am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Canadian Hotrods Inc Tappen,bc