Last Hemi

Restoration

RKM Performance Center to Unveil Last HEMI at Charlotte Motor Speedway

1971 Dodge Charger R/T will debut April 4th as part of the Food Lion AutoFair MOORESVILLE, N.C. – March 27, 2013 – After a year of intensive restoration work, the RKM Performance Center is pleased to announce the debut of the last documented car to leave any Chrysler plant with a factory-installed 2G 426 Hemi. … Continue reading RKM Performance Center to Unveil Last HEMI at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Last Hemi: Progress Overview

Three months into The Last HEMI build, it makes sense to stop and survey all the progress our team has made so far. While the Charger is far from complete, there have been tremendous strides made towards returning the car to its original showroom condition. Initial steps included: 1)      Full disassembly 2)      Bagging and tagging … Continue reading The Last Hemi: Progress Overview

The Last HEMI: Sourcing Parts

One of the biggest challenges when dealing with a car like the Last HEMI is finding parts worthy of being installed. We agreed early on that there would be zero reproduction pieces used on this car, so the search has spanned far and wide for OEM or NOS parts that can be shipped within our … Continue reading The Last HEMI: Sourcing Parts

The Last HEMI Restoration Step 2 – The Plan of Attack

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYMT661u2R0&feature=plcp]Now that the Last HEMI is apart, it’s time to establish a course of action for the rebuild. This allows us to set realistic timeframes for the rest of the process. As you know, our team already tagged and bagged every part that came off the Charger. The next step involved dividing those parts into … Continue reading The Last HEMI Restoration Step 2 – The Plan of Attack

“CRUISE-IN” TELEVISION SHOW TO FEATURE RK MOTORS CHARLOTTE’S RESTORATION OF THE LAST HEMI

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – May 17, 2012 – RK Motors Charlotte, one of the nation’s premier restorers, re-sellers and builders of classic, muscle and high-performance cars, will team up with “Cruise-In” television series, seen on Fox Sports Ohio and Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, to take viewers on a trip down memory lane. Hosted by Jeff Phelps, each … Continue reading “CRUISE-IN” TELEVISION SHOW TO FEATURE RK MOTORS CHARLOTTE’S RESTORATION OF THE LAST HEMI