Tom Kochtanek

In addition to X frame cars and W engines, I restore older homes. And I build new homes as rentals. In my spare time I am Professor Emeritus (retired) at a major University. The only thing I like new is technology. Everything else needs to be "vintage".

cars and girls (oops! Make that cars and houses)
Jan 21, 1951 (Age: 69)
Columbia, Missouri
Professor Emeritus of Information Science


1962 Impala SS dual quad 409 four speed
1962 Impala Convertible (currently in metal purgatory)
1962 Biscayne 2 door sedan with M/T crossram on the 409
1962 Belair sedan dual quad 409 TH350 (currently a drag car)
1961 Biscayne 2 door sedan (2020 future drag car?)
1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe 327 340 horse four speed
1961 Belair Sport Coupe Tripower 348 (under long term restoration)
1961 Pontiac Bonneville Sport Coupe 428 dual quad (also a long term restoration)


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