US Army Veteran(1SG, Retired, 26yrs) - Over 40 yrs working on, building and customizing Cars, Trucks and Bikes with a True Passion for all things FORD. Over 20 yrs experience with Gran Torino based cars Admin/moderator and actively involved on Gran Torino based car websites and social media
Originally from Leicester Massachusetts
WyoTech Graduate, PA Campus 2018
Automotive Technologies Core
Motorsports Chassis Fabrication
Street Rod Customization and Fabrication
Interior and Upholstery Fabrication
Hot Rod Institute Graduate, Rapid City SD 2019
HRI Motorcycle Fabrication
Hot Rod Body Basic Fabrication
Hot Rod Body Advanced Fabrication
Hot Rod Paint and Refinishing
Hot Rod Custom Interior
is from right here in Geneva joined the team to run, manage and wrench in the CaNDe Customs Cycle Center! James is actually returning to this old building where he worked as a dealership automotive technician when the business closed back in 2010. He has years experience building and installing custom exhaust systems as well as an Auto Mechanic for over 26yrs. He followed his passion for motorcycles by attending and graduating WyoTech's Motorcycle Technology Program with the Specialty of Harley-Davidson Concentration at the Daytona FL campus. Following graduation he has worked 8+yrs in a local Harley Davidson Dealership and achieved Master Technician Certifications.
joins the team here locally from Holmes County Florida. He formerly owned his own upholstery shop “State Line Upholstery”, with over 20yrs experience in the industry. He is moving his business in and merging with us to operate our Upholstery Shop! He has worked in numerous shops through the years being trained from apprenticeship in all aspects of upholstery to owning his own business. He is an enthusiast of the trade who is actively engaged in multiple Social media upholstery pages/sites. He works diligently to promote, share and exchange the latest innovations and ideas with the best Trimmers in the Country. His work speaks volumes for his attention to detail. He is constantly studying to stay on top of the current industry trends and methods to advance his skills and offer the customer the best product and options available! He joins the Family seeking new Challenges while his resources, creativity, knowledge and experience add another dimension to the business.
None of this would be possible without Carl's wife and Parents, THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT!
Denise "Dee" Corey aka. "MRS. CaNDe Customs"
Married, Supporting & sometimes "putting up with" Carl since 2003
I LOVE YOU BABY!