The Shelby-inspired Boss 351 Ford Ranchero. Not your typical Ranchero built by not your typical group of enthusiasts. One of GAS’ latest creations is this high performance 1968 Ford Ranchero. Yes, we said high-performance and Ranchero in the same sentence.
In this episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, the well-known comedian and certified car nut invites GAS’ President and Chief Designer, Beau Boeckmann, to his garage to talk about the heavily-tuned 420HP Ford Focus RS built by GAS.
For those of you looking to add some sugary sweetness to your ride, here is a list of shops that specialize in car customization. Not simply tuning or performance modifications, but full-on visual bah-zing with aftermarket parts such as wheels, body kits, suspension, exhausts and full-on audio systems to help you floss on the street. Think rainbow sherbet with all kinds of nom-nom-ness.
Last week at the LA Auto Show, I had the very fortunate privilege of sitting in one of their transporters, sipping a beer with the TST crew, and one Vaugh Gittin Jr. We were the guests of Steve Carpenter, Galpin Auto Sports’ Mustang specialist. He helps customers and racers (like Vaughn) design, build, and brand their Mustangs. He’s also a riot to hang out with.
Hot off the presses, the 2013 custom car calendar from GAS is here. Check out some of our latest customs and more!
Come by the G.A.S. showroom and pick one up for FREE or download the PDF below.
Steve Carpenter is GAS’ Mustang specialist and has been customizing vehicles for over 25 years. Steve loves a challenge and is not just your point person, but also will manage your project from start to finish to ensure to make sure the final product meets and exceeds your expectations!
Project Supercar: X-1 will make a special appearance for visitors at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on July 5.
The X-1 is a fully customized Ford Mustang that focuses on power and speed with a central drive system and a real F-16 ejection seat. Designed by a team of seven highly specialized Airmen with a world-renowned team of car mechanics and customizers from Galpin Auto Sports, the Supercar showcases Air Force ingenuity, state-of-the-art technology, imagination and input from some of the world’s best mechanics.
Galpin Auto Sports has become synonymous with widebody Mustangs for the last couple years, building wild and aggressive looking cars like the 1000 horsepower Shelby GT500 Super Snake and Boss 302-X that debuted at SEMA last year. Here is a sneak peek of their latest widebody creation, displaying a custom Shelby GT500 at the Barrett-Jackson Orange County auction this past weekend.
World Wide Web premiere of “In the cut”, a web series produced for Galpin Auto Sports by Analigital™ showcasing the craftsmen behind the builds and all the highs along with the lows that go with the projects.
Part 1 – The Concept
Part 2 – The Build
Part 3 - The Reveal
Specialty law enforcement and defense apparel maker 5.11 Tactical teamed up with Galpin Auto Sport to build the B.E.A.S.T., a custom 2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty designed as a showcase and mobile training station for the company’s new line of heavy-duty door breaching tools.
GAS, or Galpin Auto Sports, has been quite popular with their highly-modified wide-body S-197 Mustangs, among other things. They’ve made quite a name for themselves after appearing on MTV’s Pimp My Ride and have only gone up from there, especially with these new wide-body kits they’ve been hand crafting for the S-197..
GAS had three wide-body Mustangs alone displayed out front of their large SEMA booth this past November. These widened ‘Stangs came in the form of a 2012 Shelby GT 500, a Mustang GT, and an orange BOSS 302. Here’s a look at those and some other Galpin-ized Mustang creations.
Take a peek inside Galpin Auto Sports in Southern California where some of the most creative customized cars get their looks.
Galpin Auto Sports unveils their latest creation on 4 rims and tires. Mad Mike introduces all the gentlemen involved in this build for, “Gimme the Gig” contest. Don Waas, Krish and Tom Grill helmed the idea behind the magic & the GAS team lead by Mad Mike handled the task as only true professionals could. Magnolia Memoir gives the recording studio a test run and the outcome was subperb, crisp audio and all on STOCK Ford sound equipment made for a jaw dropping experience all around.
Usually when somebody mentions a retractable hardtop, import cars are the first to come to mind for most people. What about a domestic convertible hardtop Ford Mustang? Galpin Auto Sports, or G.A.S., teamed up with Adjwok Designs based out of Malta, Europe to create this attention-grabbing Orange Pearl painted Mustang complete with retracting top.
G.A.S. built this and brought it to the SEMA 2010 show. As I’m sure you already know, The G.A.S. team are definitely no strangers to amazing custom builds as you have probably seen their crazy high quality builds on the show Pimp My Ride featured on MTV.