News around the shop

May 2019

Its been a busy spring here at CHRI. Between our CAVAC Swap Meet in Red Deer, The Quick Times Swap Meet in Red Deer, and the Early Bird Swap Meet in Lethbridge, we have been meeting a lot of great car enthusiasts, and working on a number of cool projects. We look forward to heading down to Abbotsford May 24th-25th, where you will find us in Builder's Row at the Coastal Swap Meet. If you have been wanting to see our chassis in person, this will be a great opportunity to do so! Hope to see you there!

April 2019

Summer is fast approaching, and we here at CHRI are looking forward to show season! Make sure you check out or events page to see where our road crew will be in the coming season. May 3rd and 4th we will be in Red Deer again for the CAVAC swap meet. We have a couple of awesome projects nearing completion just in time for summer, keep your eyes on our website and social media for updates! 

March 2019

Spring has sprung in the Shuswap, and we have a shop full of awesome projects getting ready for summer! We will be in Red Deer showing off our chassis on March 30th, so feel free to stop in and say hello! As always, to follow along with our current builds, check out our social media. Instagram is @Canadianhotrodsinc and Facebook is @Canadian Hot Rods Inc

February 2019

Its been a busy month around the shop as CHRI gets ready for show season. Spring is fast approaching, and you can look for our road crew at events around BC and Alberta. Check our events page to see where we will be. Next month (Mar 30th) we will be in Red Deer Alberta for the Quick Times swap meet. please come by and say hello! Chatting with customers about their projects is what we love to do! In shop news, we have been moving forward on a number of long term projects, as well as staying busy on custom chassis packages. Keep an eye on our social media for individual project progress. As a side note, we have adjusted our pricing in 2019 to account for our new costs, so be sure to call or e-mail for a quote with updated pricing. 

January 2019

The team at Canadian Hot Rods would like to wish all of our friends, family, and customers a happy new year! We are busy as always around the shop, moving forward on a number of cool projects. If you are looking to see our chassis in person, we will be at the Early Bird swap meet in Lethbridge Alberta on Feb 16, so feel free to drop in and say hello to our team. 

December 2018

Winter has arrived here in Tappen, and with it comes new projects here at Canadian Hot Rods. If you follow our Facebook or Instagram you can see we have a soft spot for trifive Chevy cars, and currently have no less than 5 in the process of being built. Three stunning Nomad wagons are in various stages of assembly, with two of them sitting on our custom chassis and sporting our LS3 Redi-to-run package. We have a 57 2 door post car in for bodywork and custom paint, and rounding out the roster we have a 55 Belair nearing the finish line, after receiving our chassis and an LS3 Engine package. Be sure to follow along on our social media to see all the latest updates on these and other ongoing projects around the shop. With the holidays fast approaching, we would also like to inform everyone we will be taking a short break for christmas, and will be out of the shop from Dec. 22 until Jan. 1.

November 2018

Canadian Hot Rods is getting settled in for the winter, but we are as busy as ever. The cold weather is approaching, but the welders in the frame shop are keeping us warm! We have lots of interesting projects on the go over the winter, so please stay tuned to our current projects photo page, or check out our social media feeds and follow along by clicking on the Facebook or Instagram links on the top right of our website (or bottom of each page if you are on mobile!)

We also have a new arrival in the shop this week. A Beautiful bright yellow 55 Chevy Bel Air has come in from Alberta to be placed on top of our new roadhugger chassis, complete with our ready to run 400+HP LS3 package. Be sure to check back for updates as she comes together. 

October 2018

We have some very cool builds in the shop right now. Besides our usual frame production, we are working on a number of custom and restoration jobs that will be sure to turn some heads. The largest of these is a full custom 1955 Ford Cabover. This truck is getting a complete scratch built chassis, with air suspension, freightliner 22" wheels, and a 12V cummins for towing power. On the other side of the scale, an all original 1927 Model T rolled into the shop to recieve a custom chassis, with all new lowered stance, and a turbocharged Ford ecoboost!