IDA Automotive

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Tucker 48 - 1051 received a cosmetical restoration by Ida Automotive. The restoration was completed in 2011. Photo courtesy of Rob Ida Concepts.
The Daurenheim-Biglow Lakester was built by Ida Automotive. The build was completed in 2011. Photo courtesy of Rob Ida Concepts.
Rob Ida bought Lew Thompson's 1932 Ford roadster in August of 2017. Lew's roadster was originally hot rodded in the Los Angeles area in the 1940s. In 1948 Gene Winfield reworked the car at Winfield Custom Shop for current owner Joe Cardoza. Joe sold the car to Modesto Century Toppers member Lew Thompson. Circa 1960 Joe sold the roadster to fellow Modesto Century Toppers member Peter Hischier, who gave it a Candy Apple Red paint job. Circa 1963 Peter had Gene Winfield rework the car and give it a black paint job. This incarnation did also feature a fully chromed undercarriage. After buying the car, Rob and his crew at IDA Automotive spent some time bringing the car back to how it appeared in 1963.
Jack Kiely's Tucker 48 fiberglass replica. Built by Rob and his crew at IDA Automotive, the build was completed in October of 2017.
Jack and Carolyn Kiely's 1950 Mercury Convertible of Rumson, New Jersey. Restyled by IDA Automotive, the build was completed in 2018.
Rob Ida of Ida Automotive has been playing around with the idea of building a Tucker Carioca for some years. In September of 2019, he started sharing 3D models of the car online. His plan is to eventually build the car. Photo courtesy of IDA Automotive.

IDA Automotive of Morganville, New Jersey.

Cars Buillt or Restyled by Ida Automotive

Rob Ida Concepts New Tucker 48
Rob Ida Concepts Lower Tucker 48
The Daurenheim-Biglow Lakester
Jack Kiely's Tucker 48
Jack and Carolyn Kiely's 1950 Mercury Convertible

Cars Restored by Ida Automotive

Lew Thompson's 1932 Ford Roadster
Tucker 48 - 1051

Motorcycles Restored by Ida Automotive

The Gyronaut X1


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