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We provide the necessary services to complete

any vehicle restoration.

From Concept to Completion

Monday - Friday    8 am - 5 pm
Saturday              By Appointment
Sunday                Closed
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HOTROD SHOP 815.669.0020
ROADHOUSE 847.450.7090
4118 US Highway Route 12
Richmond, IL 60071

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Where the magic happens



Custom Designs

At Studio Hotrods, our goal is to provide our clients with the most comprehensive and innovative design services.

Bringing your custom car of their dreams to reality, by providing them with a visual rendering.

Full Restorations

Looking to build your dream car?  Have a classic restoration in mind?  Let us build your dream car and deliver it to you!

Vintage Auto Service

Performing the highest quality repair work on all muscle cars, sport cars, classic cars,

street rods and everything in between!

Cars For Sale

Buying a classic car is an investment.  Allowing you to enjoy your investment while that investment grows.

Dyno Tuning

Find out how much power you're putting down and get the most out of your modifications through custom dyno-tuning.


Need a place to store your classic car, boat or RV while there is snow on the ground?



Studio Hotrods is Americas fastest growing automotive restoration center. With 200,000 square feet of sheer hotrod madness we are presenting great opportunities for great people. Get a glimpse of where your career could be heading at                      


We are a high end dealer and designer of hotrods and muscle cars with a full body shop, restoration center and dynamometer located in Richmond, IL. We do everything from putting new technology in vintage rides to upgrading modern cars with high performance parts.

We are looking for individuals with a great attitude to join our team!


All employees are expected to demonstrate core behaviors that help us provide the level of service that customer expect. The following qualities are also required: strong communication, good problem solving skills, innovative and ability to learn fast.


DRIVE: Self-motivated to take action to do more than what is expected in order to deliver excellent service.

DESIRE TO LEARN: Actively seeks to build or acquire new knowledge in order to improve and develop skills.

DETAIL ORIENTATION: Completes task accurately, with an eye towards quality.

RELIABILITY: Assumes personal responsibility for all aspects of work: quality, timeliness and results.




Auto Body Technicians or Combo Technicians


Immediate openings for hard-working, detail-oriented Auto Body Technicians or Combo Technicians. This body shop tech restores and rebuilds hotrods and muscle cars to their original integrity and function or better, repairing & replacing automotive bodies, panels, parts and mechanical units on all automobiles in for repairs in an effort to restore collision damaged vehicles efficiently, timely and to Studio Hotrods standards of quality. This is a team-based, fast-paced position requiring great attention to detail to ensure a quality refinish that wows every customer. We are looking for candidates that are looking to make this a career.


  • Review Repair Order for scope of work, and make changes for additional work needed and/or work not completed

  • Remove damaged automotive sections/parts of vehicles & install replacement parts

  • Hammer out or fill dents, dimples and other minor body damage

  • Fit, attach, weld & finish replacement automotive parts •

  • File, grind, sand & smooth filled or repaired surfaces •

  • Prepare areas outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair

  • Maintain clean and safe work area

  • Ensure safe movement of vehicles in, out and through the body shop

  • Assist and back up Painter in prepping, buffing, painting, etc.

  • Perform any other duties as requested and needed by craftsmen and management for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective repair



  • 2+ years experience in auto body collision repair

  • Must have own tools

  • Valid driver license in good standing

  • Dependable & punctual with good attendance

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • High attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with good work ethic

  • Team-oriented

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Willingness to learn



  • Monday-Friday work for greater work/life balance

  • Six paid holidays per year

  • Paid vacation beginning after 1 year service

  • Paid term life insurance for you and your dependents

Medical benefits: health, dental & vision

Job Type: Full-time

Automotive Technician: 2 years (Preferred)Experience:

License: Valid driver's license in good standing (Required)




Master Mechanic


This position requires your experience and technical expertise to diagnose drivability and electrical systems. All while using your leadership and mentoring skills to drive a team to increase customer care and satisfaction.



  • Diagnose and repair vehicles accurately and within reasonable time frame and with a quality of work that exceeds customer expectations.

  • Perform advanced removal, replacement and diagnostic work accurately to daily work orders as received from any manager including: throttle body injection, electrical problems, mechanical problems, drivability problems, fuel injection, auto transmissions and four wheel drive internal components.

  • Train members of the department thoroughly.

  • Knows, understand and performs all duties of all technician roles.

  • Observes and follows all necessary safety regulations when operating machinery.

  • Perform work of other members of the department if business says necessary.

  • Perform any other duties either necessary for customer service or assigned to the job.

Please click the link below to download an application.

Either email the completed application to or come on in.

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Monday - Friday    8am to 5pm
Saturday              By Appointment
Sunday                Closed
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4118 US Highway Route 12
Richmond, IL 60071