Classic Auto Restoration Gallery

From first builds to dream car projects, Total Cost Involved has helped customers get their ride back on the road for over 45 years. View our gallery of classic auto restorations, custom car builds, resto-mods and more from our TCI community.
1952 Chevy 3100 Truck, Ken Brown

1952 Chevy 3100 Truck, Ken Brown

"The TCI complete chassis was so much easier and better than reworking the original chassis. All I had to do was paint it, & install the body. Piece of cake! I did have miscellaneous questions, but the TCI crew helped me through them. My old truck sits right and...

1929 Ford Model A, Michael Okuley

1929 Ford Model A, Michael Okuley

“The foundation for any built is by far the most important part, and we have really appreciated the firm foundation and awesome customer service that TCI has provided us. My TCI complete chassis is working perfectly! Thanks to the entire team at TCI for being with us...

1930 Ford Model A, Trigen Street Rods

1930 Ford Model A, Trigen Street Rods

TriGen Street Rods built Model-A "As builders, we value the relationships we have with our vendors. We have been doing business with TCI for many years. Their products not only look bitchin’ but they perform flawlessly while standing the test of time. Their staff is...

Apicella Designs Ultimate 3100

Apicella Designs Ultimate 3100

 Apicella Designs Ultimate 3100 "TCI is a great company; they have worked with us to design a package that fits our needs perfectly. They are by far the best chassis for the money and the fact that they keep evolving and making them better shows their commitment to...

1932 Ford Pickup, Jim Black

1932 Ford Pickup, Jim Black

“Needed a cool and heavy-duty frame and equipment to make my engine look and work good, so I went with a TCI full 1932. Thanks for a Cool Safe Ride. Running a 800+hp Ford Pick Up”

HighYellow 1956 Chevy Truck – Girl Gang Garage

HighYellow 1956 Chevy Truck – Girl Gang Garage

HighYellow 1956 Chevy Truck built by Girl Gang Garage “We’re very pleased with TCI Engineering, their support team has been very responsive in making right the few lil quirks we hit! Overall it’s solid quality and Mario from TCI is a lifesaver!”...

DWS Classics 1972 C10

DWS Classics 1972 C10

DWS Classics 1972 C10 Shortbed - Top 12 SEMA Battle of the Builders 2019   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDUx4Iyk82o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDP9Y060Mhw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THQnjniCVe4 Show and Go – DWS Classics 1972 C10 By Carbage Online We...

1966 Ford Mustang LSx – Mike Magnuson

1966 Ford Mustang LSx – Mike Magnuson

“TCI's IFS kit has transformed my car into a corner carver! It completely out drives my abilities. This suspension system has performed flawlessly over the years and is an absolute blast to drive and compete with. I would purchase this product again in a heart beat....

1964 Nova SS “Sinister” Matt Weber

1964 Nova SS “Sinister” Matt Weber

“When it comes to quality and customer service, I rely on TCI suspension and components. I’ve put heavy miles on this particular car, absolutely bulletproof and affordable parts. Total Cost Involved gets my vote and will be in many of my projects to come” - Matt...

1953 Ford F100, Rob Campbell

1953 Ford F100, Rob Campbell

“We took this truck out to California on a press tour, and all of the automotive reporters that drove it (and even @jaylenosgarage) raved about the ride and handling. Big hats off to you guys at TCI!” - Rob Campbell, Classic Car Studio – 1953 Ford F100

1973 Chevy C10, California Speed & Custom

1973 Chevy C10, California Speed & Custom

“Quality people, quality parts! At California Speed, we have enjoyed tremendous results using TCI frames and suspensions on a variety of projects. Buy and drive with TCI!"

1967 Nova – Adrian Martinez

1967 Nova – Adrian Martinez

“Choosing TCI Engineering suspension for my car was the best choice I’ve made! The improved drivability and performance is phenomenal! I can cruise on the freeway with one hand on the steering wheel and not worry about sharp turns when on a canyon drive. The whole...

1968 Chevy C10 – Matt Kenner

1968 Chevy C10 – Matt Kenner

“I installed my C10 complete package with ease—no surprises. And my truck feels amazing...a lot smoother when transitioning from one corner to the next... definitely more control and planted." - Won Championship Truck Classic - Won 2019 C10 Nationals in Texas Motor...

1969 Camaro “Under Pressure” Alex Short

1969 Camaro “Under Pressure” Alex Short

1969 Camaro "Under Pressure" built by HS Customs, owned by Alex Short Goodguys 2016 - Street Machine of the Year 2016 SEMA - Battle of the Builders - 1st Place Great 8 contender for the Ridler Award in Detroit

1970 Nova – Jimmy ‘The Tater’ Matthews

1970 Nova – Jimmy ‘The Tater’ Matthews

"It Handles like it is on rails. The TCI coilovers and Torque Arm rear suspension is phenomenal and it stops on a dime with those Wilwood brakes." -Won Muscle Car Class Championship (Autocross Guys) - Jimmy 'The Tater' Matthews - 1970 Nova...

1968 Camaro – Chad Ryker

1968 Camaro – Chad Ryker

"The decision to approach you guys and ultimately purchase the TCI suspension is the best thing I've ever done on my car. It’s led to so many amazing things. Thanks to you and the crew for all of the amazing support!" - Won SCCA Shoot Out and Over All - Won Super...

1966 Mustang Revology

1966 Mustang Revology

“We looked for performance, reliability and also value; It’s a pretty sophisticated suspension, even by modern standards, but then you put it on a ’66 Mustang body and it’s kind of mind-blowing actually. We felt that TCI offered the best combination of attributes on...

1950 Chevy Styline Aaron Watkins

1950 Chevy Styline Aaron Watkins

“We use a full front and rear TCI suspension, it handles like a brand new car, and the customer service is really great, it sold me from the start.”

1931 Ford Model A Ron Swaggart

1931 Ford Model A Ron Swaggart

"I purchased a rolling 1931 Ford complete chassis from TCI, and couldn't believe how well this car handles, the ride is better than I ever expected. When I need a chassis, TCI's my choice."

1950 Chevy Truck Brad Apicella

1950 Chevy Truck Brad Apicella

"I am very proud that TCI is a key part of my team... their chassis designs are innovative,and they're committed to my success."

1965 Nova Wagon – Danny Allen

1965 Nova Wagon – Danny Allen

“My TCI kit is just amazing... the stability and comfort surpassed every expectation I had. The results — 9second average at Drag Week and a 178.28 mph run at the Ohio mile event. Hands down, the best customer care I've ever had from any car product company."