I grew up in a “car” family, and from very early on everything we did as a family was based around car.

I spent many miles in the backseat of my Dad’s 1936 Chevy street rod, sitting next to my brother, hitting car shows and cruise nights with Mom and Dad.

My first car purchase was at age 14, which I still have today. In High School, I had two cars and a truck in the driveway (Didn't make Mom and Dad all that happy!)

The interest in cars continued to grow and lead me to a career in dealerships, starting as soon as I graduated from High School. I have worked all aspects of the Service and Parts Departments throughout the years. Parts Department, Service Technician, Service Consultant, Service Manager and my current position as Service and Parts Director for four manufacturer’s plus a reconditioning dept.

Throughout my career in the dealership, I have continued to enjoy the car hobby and have always had the dream of starting a Hot Rod type shop to build a few cars and maintain and work on cars and help others enjoy the hobby as well.

1968 GMC C-20 Pick-up (Shop truck)

Shop truck

My first car, 1972 Olds Cutlass Supreme

455 with Mondello aluminum heads, Turbo 400, etc…

Say hello to Jeff Zapp

1967 Impala SS

396, factory 4-speed car for my Dad

A Little Zapp Car History

1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car

My wife, Amy received upon the passing of her Dad. RIP my dear friend Jerry.

Amy and Jeff Zapp

1930 Model A 

All original, Thanks Grandpa!

1951 Ford F1 truck

Traditional type rod, lowered, wide whites, Flathead, 3 on the tree