Our History

Established in 2009.
Originally owned by Chip Gerst and Joe Amato, So. Cal. Collectibles served Costa Mesa and the surrounding areas for over 10 years. The business was sold to a long time employee, Ray L. Noel and was renamed to fit the man's personality and passion. Since opening doors as Full Throttle Restoration & Repair, the business has produced Car Show Winners and sweet lookin' daily drivers. Classic cars are coming back, and we're here to help them reemerge!


Full Throttle Restoration & Repair specializes in major restorations, custom work and repairs. No job is too big or too small for us. We will see the project through from start to finish while making sure to work with you the whole way though.

Our services include full frame work, under hood, interior, rust repair, panel replacement, trim repair, polish, re-chrome, engine/transmission/differential, modification or rebuild, electrical diagnostic to complete rewiring, carburetor rebuild or tune up, fuel injection service, disc brake conversions, power/hydro boost conversions, custom front clip, straight axle, corvette front suspension, custom rear suspension and more!


986 W 17th Street,

Costa Mesa, California 92627

Phone. 9496454065

Email. fullthrottlerr@aol.com