Based just outside of the Motor City, we specialize in the restoration and repair of vintage, antique, and pre-war automobiles. We also have expertise in classic cars, antique motorcycles, vintage boats, and even WWII military vehicles! 

With over 40 years of experience, we can provide everything you need from full frame off restoration to touring maintenance. Our facility offers full machine shop services, on-site paint and body departments, coach building, sheet metal fabrication, machining, upholstery and more.  

EDL Services LLC offers the craftsmanship and attention to detail that lets our customers trust us with their needs and receive the results they depend on.

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Call us at (248)797-8781 or email us at info@edlservicesllc.com to see what we can do for you!

Our One-Stop Restoration Shop

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From Brass-era touring cars, to your Sunday driver, we provide regular maintenance and service for all types of antique automobiles. We provide 35+ years of experience to properly maintain pre-war automobiles to ensure a reliable and trustworthy status for your collector car. We have been blessed with the opportunity to work closely with many museum collections and showrooms, and our attention to detail reflects that. Give us a call at (248)797-8781 to see if we can service your car.

Antique Car Maintenance

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With over 35 years of experience, Ed has had the opportunity to research and restore countless Duesenbergs, Cords, Auburns, Cadillacs, Delahayes, and more. Our team specializes in restoring these vehicles with the same integrity they had driving off their respective assembly lines. With customers who rely on our top-tier quality, we have been able to provide countless award winning vehicles with the assistance of our thorough restoration work. We take pride in tackling the toughest challenges faced in our industry, and we have yet to meet a challenge we couldn't overcome. Please visit our Harry A. Miller page for more in-depth details on our refined process.  

Auburn, Cord, Duesenberg Specialties

In-House Machining

Our in-house machining capabilities utilize the original technical drawings of Harry A. Miller, Inc. as well as copies of various manufacturers ranging from Willy's Knight, to Duesenberg, to Cadillac, and so on. Creating brand-new replacement components for these 90+ year old automobiles means they benefit from precision machining, and modern metallurgy to provide more reliable (robust) components through modern means of production. These processes include but are not limited to: CNC milling, 3D printing, 3D scanning, Computer Aided Design (CAD), digital readouts, and more.  

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Coachbuilding & Fabrication

We provide professional coachwork and sheet metal fabrication for some of the world's most iconic prewar cars the automotive industry had to offer. With our full fledged in-house fabrication shop, we are capable of fixing body panels, creating wooden body bucks, and skinning full bodies from aluminum and steel sheets. Coupled with our in-house machining capabilities, this provides us the avenue for creating perfect custom hammer dies and presses for tackling even some of the most unique geometrical shapes created by the some of the best automotive designers of the 1920s and 1930s.

Engine & Transmission Rebuild

Through engine rebuilds and transmission rebuilds, Ed Linn was able to grow this business to the size it is today based on his experience, knowledge, and understanding to meet the needs of his customers and provide honesty and integrity at every step of the way. Engine rebuilding and transmission rebuilding lay at the top of our specialties. Antique engines and transmissions require experience and attention to detail, to ensure of the assembly's reliability and durability. Blue smoke, rattles, and leaks, are simply not "apart of the antique car experience".  When something doesn't work properly, we have the experience and know-how to fix it. 

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Grand Prix & Champ Car Restorations

With over 50 years of collective experience and research, Josh and Ed both have restored some of the most more iconic and robust performance cars of the 1920s and 1930s. Many race cars had seen much torture and abuse on the track, and unfortunately many did not survive due to part salvage and repurposing. Both Ed, Josh, and the rest of our dedicated staff continually research period-correct manufacturing and engineering techniques implemented on these iron-horse thoroughbreds. Safety wired castle nuts, hand driven mushroom headed rivets, nickel plating, and full-throttle tuned carburetors, are just some of many added details made different for period correct 1920s sprint car. For more of an in-depth look in our Harry A. Miller expertise, please  

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Paint, Body, and Plating

We offer paint, body, and plating work by our specialized painters, body sculptures, and plating specialists. With patience and hyper attention to detail, we are capable of producing some of the finest vehicle restorations in the Midwest. From Concours D'Elegance restorations to Hotrod Customs, our versatility and experience is what sets our quality apart from others. Our paint, body work, and plating work extends to all components of a vehicle including: Body, Engine, Chassis, Interior and Exterior Trim, Wood Wheels, Period Correct Fasteners, correct Wiring looms, and so much more. Call us at (248)797-8781 to see if we can bring your automobile to Concours quality.

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Upholstery

Our latest addition to our plethora of in-house capabilities is our young, inspired, and hardworking staff recreating pattern work for some of the automotive industries most recognizable interiors. Our capabilities include new seat covers, new door paneling, new carpet, new headliners, new seat foam, and new convertible tops. Call us at (248)797-8781 to see if we can freshen up your classic interior!

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