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February 11, 2020

Decades prior to Disney's Herbie, The Love Bug and VWs adorned with peace signs and daisies by the Hippie Movement, the Volkswagen Beetle was commissioned in Germany by Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler as an economy car for Nazi Soldiers.

At the time, it more cl...

February 5, 2020

J&G Brake Drum Relining and Refurbishing is proud to introduce our services to the population of classic Corvette owners.  We understand the importance of having the integrity of your vehicle kept in its original form, that is why we now offer to refurbish original Cor...

September 22, 2019

Pictured here is our relined/refurbished drums and brake shoes for the 1962-1963 Corvette Z06.  Only 150 of these cars were made by GM, we're not certain just how many are being driven today.

You'll keep yours looking like it just came from the factory with our drums an...

September 22, 2019

We have something new for Mustang Cobras!  Normally, a new stock cast iron brake drum would weigh 18.5 lbs. But J&G Brake Drum Relining has been able to lower that total weight down to 9.8 lbs! This is a big savings on UN-sprang weight, along with rotating weight and h...

January 2, 2017

While its an admirable undertaking to restore and display a trophy vehicle, the excitement is often in the ability to take a fully operational restored automobile for a spin and prove its capabilities.

August 1, 2016

In his later years, a former auto-worker offered a wealth of knowledge for the interested and those restoring old cars.

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J&G Brake Drum Relining & Refurbishing • 4450 W. Bull Valley Road, Unit #12 • McHenry, Illinois, USA