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Automotive Technology - Street Rod and Custom Fabrication

Street Rod and Custom Fabrication Overview

 

Street Rod and Custom Fabrication

In our street rod and custom fabrication course, you will study the techniques used to customize vehicles and create works of art. You will become familiar with basic specialized sheet metal fabrication techniques as applied to customizing vehicles.

These techniques will include the use of basic hand tools and specialized equipment like the english wheel, power hammer, planishing hammer, bead roller and louver press. Our custom paint training will cover the application of specialized finishes like pearls and candies. Techniques will be taught for special effects including the layout and design of graphics.

Course Objectives

Street Rod and Custom Fabrication offers a solid foundation in:

  • Custom and specialized sheet metal shaping and fabrication
  • Application of lead (body solder)
  • M.I.G., T.I.G. and Oxy-Acetylene welding
  • Chop tops including carson style tops
  • Hidden pin hinges (Suicide Doors)
  • Body Construction including Firewalls, Floorboards and Transmission tunnels
  • Custom paint techniques including special effects, airbrushing and pin striping

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for students who complete this course may include:

  • Welder
  • Fabrication
  • Custom Painter
  • Specialty Shop Technician

Request more information on the Street Rod and Custom Fabrication specialty course.


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Student Testimonials

Caleb TroyerWyoTech Graduate
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"WyoTech was well worth the money and time that I spent. I learned a lot about cars, met a lot of people and had a lot of fun. If I was asked to do it again, I'd do it in a heartbeat."

 

WyoTech Success Story

Jessi Combs - WyoTech Success Story2004 Graduate
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Jessi graduated in 2004 from WyoTech' s Collision/Refinishing Technology program with specialty focuses in Motorsports Chassis Fabrication , Street Rod and Custom Fabrication and Trim and Upholstery Technology Jessi is a proud graduate of WyoTech i...

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