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CUSTOM TRUCKS AND AMERICAN HOT RODS UK

Jack, Marc and the team at Jack’s Shack build award-winning custom trucks and American hotrods in the UK. From sourcing hot rod donor vehicles in the USA, to shipping, building, fabricating, welding, improving, chopping and entirely reimagining - there’s nothing they haven’t done. And since opening Jack’s Shack in 2017 they have turned this lifelong passion into one half of the business. Today, our HQ is split, with one-third of the building given over to these incredible creations - the dirty side - and two-thirds reserved for the much cleaner production of our world-class VW campervans - the clean side. 
 

CUSTOM TRUCKS AND HOT RODS FOR SALE

CURRENT TRUCK AND HOT ROD PROJECTS

JACK'S 500BHP+ 1952 MERCEDES DIESEL-POWERED FORD F1 TRUCK

 

First shipped to the UK back in 2015, this complete one-off hot rod / rat rod machine has been some time in the making. Now widened, lowered on airbag suspension, given a one-off three-speed drag-racing sequential gearbox and powered by a huge Mercedes diesel engine, generating well over 500bhp, it's nearly finished. 

 

Inside, Jack has crafted two matching full metal racing seats, as well as reconstructing the truck’s floor around a new gearbox and drivetrain tunnel. At the back, the new wider bed hides a bespoke drivetrain cage and an airbag compression unit - complete with in-house designed and built electrics. 

 

The harnessing of so much power in a near-70-year-old hot rod has meant the creation of a completely new chassis, designed and built right here in Jack’s Shack. 
 

OUR OTHER PROJECTS

 

While Jack’s Ford F1 is nearly ready for the road, work continues on a few other machines, not least this enormous Chevrolet cab over engine, which will one day bring together the camper and truck sides of the business in a form that is sure to excite lovers of both scenes! 

To get a better idea of just what Jack and his team can do, take a look at our JACK WHO page, where we plot out his early years' creations chronologically. 

GOT A PROJECT IN MIND?

Whether it’s a full build, complete with sourcing and import, a radical upgrade to an existing hot rod or custom truck or just a few improvements, at Jack’s Shack, we’re ready to help you realise the potential of any hot rod project. 

Call us or email today to find out more about our rates, timeslot availability and our wide range of in-house capabilities. 
 

GET IN TOUCH

Drop in and see us at Jack’s Shack :

90, Islington Street, Leicester, LE2 7SQ

 

jack@jacks-shack.co


Tel: 01162-555081

Mob: 07523658448

OPENING HOURS:

 

Mon - Fri: 7am - 4pm

​​Saturday: By appointment only

​Sunday: Closed

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JACK'S SHACK EST.2017