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Customer Testimonials 

"A complete restoration needs a good engine person as it is a numbers matching engine and transmission! For about a year and a half I asked around.  At least three times the answer was, “If you want the best in this area it’s VanGordon Racing!" Bruce B. (for full text click here)

"Jim is the best builder I have dealt with..." Bob E. (click on photo above for video or for full text and a different video click here)


"I can’t thank Jim enough for the tuning and getting my Chevelle to perform like it does, he is a wizard THANKS !!!!!" Vince D.


"Thanks Jim for the great workmanship on my 1968 El Camino. Not only is your workmanship great, but your knowledge in your field is exceptional. Thank you again." Jr Brosnihan, Colonial Coach Works, Inc.

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"Had a highly successful and fun 2 weekends racing at Sonoma. First weekend getting the combination right with my new Jim VanGordon racing engine. The second weekend getting all the way to the semi finals in Super Gas at the NHRA National Event. Great outing for a new engine." Ed D.

"I currently have two NASCAR'S with VG Racing Engines in them..." Bob E. 

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"Jim is not only a great engine builder he can set up a race car...."  Charlie L.  (for full text and video click here)  

"They have a very clean shop and always treat their customers professionally with the best quality ever!"  Jeff and Arla P. (for full text click here)

"Jim is not just meticulous on the mechanics his builds, he also asks all the right questions to custom build your motor specifically for your needs..." Randy L. (for full text click here)

"Jim VanGordon absolutely knows his craft. When I selected VanGordon Racing to build the engine for my jet boat, it was a decision made after researching many so called "performance" engine builders. Tom L. (for full text click here)

"VanGordon Racing Engines always deliver!" Skip S.  (click on the photo above for a video or (for full text click here) .

"If you check your ego at the door and are willing to listen, I guarantee you will leave feeling happy that Jim has worked on your car."  Doug L.  (for full text click here)  

"My "Vanishing Point" Challenger is pretty well's always had driveability issues. After a carb swap, numerous fixes and a full tune by Jim, it was literally a different car!" Steve F. (for full text click here)

"I consider Jim to be an old school master engine builder, and wouldn't hesitate to have him do work on any of my future engines..."   Jeff B. (for full text click here)

"Jim just set up my 510 alloy big block in my 69 Corvette and dialed in my vintage 67 Corvette - both run MUCH better now. Steve F. (for full text click here)

"Jim made certain that every detail of the work was covered with me before he started..." Charlie L. (for full text click here) 

"Jim has always been contactable and has answered our every question with a diligent and accurate response. His wealth of knowledge is a bonus, and his willingness to share that information makes Oz Truck absolutely satisfied with its choice of engine supplier." Graham S.  (for full text click here)

"Jim recently dyno tuned my 68 Camaro. A friend of mine recommended me to Jim and I couldn't be happier with the result..." Charles S. (for full text click here)

"These guys know old cars like I know  the back of my hand. Even though their shop is almost 2 hours away, I will not take my cars anywhere else." Bill M. (for full text click here)

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