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News Articles

News Articles

We have a variety of articles featuring stories of past car builds, and recent car shows. Our goal is to be able to bring to you News Articles, Videos, and Pictures, as we progress throughout, builds. There will be some great cars put together over the next year and we hope you enjoy this journey as much as we do.

Merc Precision Designs

1949 Mercury Build: Wheel Hub Magazine 

Learn more about each part that comes together to craft an extraordinary build.

1957 Chevy Riddler Award Winner

2018 Detroit Autorama Ridler Award Winner!

Designer Jason Rushford began working on the concept for it well over a decade ago, according to Hot Rod magazine, taking the classic shape to the next level with a chop top, streamlined style that's been stripped of its iconic side trim. 

Firetruck dash

No Red Was Used: Precision Designs Fabrication Rod Shop

We visit Tommy Stark, owner of Precision Design Automotive Fabrication Rod Shop in Denver, Colorado and learn about an out-of-the-box restoration, the SEMA crunch, and how the business was started.


Viper-powered 1944 Mack fire truck is one wild ride

Built by Tom Stark of Precision Designs, the truck has been fitted with a 2005 Viper SRT10 V10 engine mated to a Dodge 48RE automatic transmission. The stock Mack axle remains up front, but the rear suspension and axle from a 2008 Ram truck resides out back. Other features include Dodge Ram SRT10 brakes, 24-inch American Force wheels and custom leather seating.

Custom Firetruck build

1944 Mack Firetruck - Mack Attack

When you bring a project vehicle to Tom Stark at Precision Designs Fabrication in Henderson, Colorado, you know the crew will tackle it head-on and come up with some pretty brilliant ideas. So when Roger and Rhonda Brown said they wanted a hot-rodded '44 Mack fire truck, there was no doubt which direction the project was headed.

Firetruck engine

Hot Rod 1944 Mac Fire Truck Featured at the 2011 SEMA Show

It takes a certain vision to create a master piece but, sometimes it's natural. Take a 1944 Mac Fire Truck for example. What ingredients do you need to make this vintage fire truck and make it look cool? All you need is the owner, Roger Brown, and custom designer, Tom Stark from Precision Designs. Roger and Tom have been friends for quite a sometime. 

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