StreetWorks Exotics - Blog Articles

We Are Hiring!

March 27, 2023

We Are Hiring! We are Hiring! We are looking for Apprentice to Expert level experience in Upholstery. Email your resume to: Message us on Facebook/Instagram Reach out by phone: 262-547-0052

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The Challenges Shops Face: Upholstery Edition

March 15, 2023

Over the years StreetWorks has had a lot of experience with outsourcing its upholstery work. By doing so we have learned that if you want something done right, you must do it yourself with the most talented people. Luckily for us we were able to make that a reality around 2013 when Earl joined our…

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“It was a long time coming”

July 6, 2022

       Well, it was a long time coming. After 22 years in an old brewery in Waukesha WI, we finally decided to move and expand our business. The old building had its charm for sure, but years of moving cars around poles and up and down ramps started to get quite annoying and…

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Monterey Car Week 2021

November 11, 2021

2021 marked the long-awaited return of car week, after 2020’s COVID cancellation. We did not know what to expect this year as far as crowds and participation. As we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised to see so many people out – the crowd was just as big as the previous year, if not bigger. It…

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1974 Intermeccanica Indra

March 26, 2021

John Ling has always played an instrumental role at StreetWorks, whether he serves as a technical restoration advisor, historian, or in this case a top-tier client – which brings us to the story of the 1974 Intermeccanica Indra. John has always been a big fan of custom coachwork and Italian cars of the 60’s &…

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StreetWorks – The beginning of a legacy

March 5, 2021

Author: Matthew Backhaus, Owner of Streetworks Exotics LLC 2004 was our first year invited to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. We were a relatively new shop at the time, with only two full-time employees. When we heard Pebble beach was doing a Giugiaro class, we submitted the Iso Grifo GL350 (chassis #148 pictured above) we…

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Lamborghini Restorations: Balboni Approved

September 27, 2019

Seems like every year we run into Valentino at an event or two, we always ask him to review the authenticity of our Lamborghini Restorations. This year our 400 GT 2+2 got two thumbs up, “Perfect Restoration!”    

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Monterey 2019

September 24, 2019

The perfect place to start our Postings, Monterey 2019. Seen here are two of our most recent restorations. Both tenaciously restored to our usual uncompromising standard. Two Italian beauties that could not be any more contrasting – The Lamborghini 400GT 2+2, with its high revving v12 symphony powering it’s advance, and the Detomaso Mangusta’s fire…

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StreetWorks Exotics Produces Best of Show at Concorso Italiano!

October 3, 2017

On August 19, 2017, what can only be termed a David beats Goliath event took place. On that date, the prestigious Concorso Italiano was held at Black Horse Golf Course in Monterey Bay, California. It was the 32nd edition of this Pebble Beach weekend of events. The show was celebrating the 70th birthday of Ferrari…

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