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About Kendricks Machine Shop

Established in 1976 by Tommy & Patricia Kendrick. Our business was started mainly to relieve problems of getting quality work in a timely manner to maintain our personal and customer race cars.

Chassis construction, Engine Swaps, and Engine building was our original goals. Keep in mind that at this period of time there was very little mail order business. If you needed anything special you were in for a long wait. This quickly led us into the hard core racing parts business.

The success of our drag race cars in 1969-1979 era led a part time engine building hobby into a full time business.

Chassis construction and engine swaps were gradually phased out due to problems of recruiting qualified personnel at this period of time in South Texas...

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