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Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by NorthSouth » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:22 pm

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Hello fellow Model T-ers,

My father and I have had an original grade top fabricated by Mike at Cassique Upholstery in Minnesota.
Now we need help installing it on our 1915 Touring.

Would any of you know where we might be able to get this done in California to a high standard? Maybe an installer who has done a lot of Model Ts over the years. I would appreciate any guidance you may be able to offer.

Cheers.
Lee and Steven Chase
Los Angeles and Sausalito


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Kevin Pharis » Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:19 pm

Give Joe Annino here in the Sacramento area a call - (916) 53nine-195two


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Dan McEachern » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:26 pm

I second Kevin's suggestion.


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Chris Haynes » Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:33 am

In the LA Area it's Jack's in Tarzana. http://www.jacksautointeriors.com/


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Original Smith » Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:24 am

Joe Anino is a good choice. Not only is he a friend, but a Model T owner too. His shop is in Rancho Cordova, so that would be an easy days drive. I've been there many times.

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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by NorthSouth » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:29 pm

Thanks guys.
I just wish there was a Joe Anino in Southern California.

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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by rbishop26 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:24 am

There is a really good guy in Santee (northeast of San Diego) that did my 1914 T and a friends '26 T, but I'm at that age where I can't remember his name and can't find the paperwork! He was referred by Ray Wells in El Cajon so, if Santee's a convenient location, you won't find anyone better.
Call Ray at his shop (Vintage Ford) for the name and number.
Bob Bishop
San Diego, CA
1914 touring, 1917 touring


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Original Smith » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:09 am

Steven: What don't you do it yourself? That way, you can get it perfect.

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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by RajoRacer » Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:50 am

I understand & have seen Ernie Romero's craftsmanship - superb ! He's down South.


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by rgould1910 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:29 pm

Yes Ernie Romero is the guy who I was thinking about. He does the work for Ray Wells customers who want upholstery on their new bodies. I had a seat recovered by him and it was excellent. He also did the complete top and upholstery on the 09 body I purchased from Dan Haynes, (thank you Dan). First class work.

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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by LesAlderson » Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:09 pm

If you are looking for a canvas top, Custom Cover Upholstery located at the Healdsburg, Ca. Airport.
He made a top for my dad's 1902 Olds.


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Re: Anyone Know of a Good California Based Top Installer?

Post by Janet_Block » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:51 am

Mario Martinez
323-821-0759

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