Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Danchuk is located in Orange County, California, where a Health Officer’s Order was issued on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. Our primary concern is the health and well being of our employees, customers, and vendors. We have implemented policies, as recommended by the Order, that will help protect everyone we work with and diminish the possibility of COVID-19 spreading throughout Orange County. Here are a few of the policies we have implemented: Continue reading
Father and Son 1955 Chevrolet 210 Restoration
As a surprise for his dad, Greg Rummel contacted us and asked if we would autograph a poster of he and his Dad’s project car, which they built over the years using Danchuk parts. When he came to pick up the signed poster he agreed to sit down with Christine Danchuk and tell us a little about the 1955 Chevy project he and his father started when he was just 17. Thanks for taking the time, Greg. We really loved hearing your Tri-Five story.
Note: 1955-57 Chevy’s mounted their radiators in different positions, depending on which engine was installed, V8 or 6-cylinder. The V8 radiator mounted in the V8 position, engine side of the core support, and used a V8 core support. 6-cylinder cars mounted the radiator on the grille side of the core support for clearance, since the 6-cylinder was longer than the V8, and used a 6-cylinder core support. The handy info page to the left will explain things better. Click the pic for a larger version.
People always are sharing their car pics on our Facebook Wall. In this post we show off the photos that we feature in our emails. We will be adding Galleries as the year progresses.
Please note: Sometimes the photos from Facebook will not post in WordPress. We apologize for that but as such we cannot feature all the photos that get shared to our wall. Thank you for your understanding. Newest Gallery is at the top of the page.
Gallery 002 from Email Sent __. (We tried 11 but only 6 would work).
Gallery 001 from Email Sent 2/4/2020. (We tried 15 but only 6 would work).
For the first show of 2020 we set up at the Grand National Roadster Show held January 24-26 at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. It was a great show and we were lucky to be in our same spot as last year, Building 6, Space 108. Mike Martin, Mike Knibb, Frank, Adrian, Wil & Daniel were out in force to greet customers, talk Tri-Fives, give away some cool 15% off show only discount coupons and distribute copies of our 2020 Danchuk Calendar (available while supplies last). Check out the pics the guys took at the show as well as some Facebook Live Video that Mike Martin did from the floor of the various buildings.
Thanks to all those who sent pics in.
CD = Christine Danchuk
MM = Mike Martin
DB = Daniel Baez
FC = Frank Correia
If you are heading towards Famoso Raceway the last week of April and are going to be passing through the Orange County, CA area during your drive make sure you bring your Tri-Five by Danchuk in Santa Ana.
Why? You ask. Well. We will be offering promotions and discounts to everyone* who drives their Tri-Five Chevy by Danchuk whilst en route to Bakersfield for the weekend of May 1-2. And if you can’t stop by on your way to Bakersfield then stop by on your way back. We will be offering those passing through the OC on their way back home the same deals until May 5th. Heck..you could even come by on your way to AND on your way back. We would love to see you. (You could get a photo of your Tri-Five up on the Danchuk lawn too, and Christine Danchuk might even do a video with you about your car for us to feature on our Facebook Page and YouTube…who knows).
Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available. We promise that this will be worth checking back for.
*Drive In, Walk In customers only. Must drive your Tri-Five to Danchuk to take advantage of this offer.
Click on the thumbs to see the full sized pictures. Continue reading
Our contest is now over. We has 3133 people who took the time to vote for their favorite of our Christmas Photo submissions…and the winners are….
Charles McClendon and his beautiful 1957 Chevy 2-door hardtop took away the top prize of a $500.00 Danchuk Gift Card. Charles got 37.80% of the votes (1184). Congratulations, Charles.
Scott Miller and his awesome 1955 Chevy sedan, which is his daily driver, took away the 2nd place prize of a $250.00 Danchuk Gift Card. Scott got 21.70% of the votes (680). Congratulations, Scott.
Debbie Bostwick and her incredibly clever photo of her 1955 Chevy wagon took away the 3rd place prize of a $125.00 Danchuk Gift Card. Debbie got 15.50% of the votes (486). Congratulations, Debbie.
Back in October we asked our customers, via email and social media, to please send us some of their Christmas Themed photos that we could include in our Christmas Flyer. For their trouble we promised to give away some Danchuk goodies to those who were used in the flyer and to run a contest for everyone that sent in a picture. Some people, like James Wright (above), had photos at the ready and others made them up for the contest and they all told us about their ride, or how the photo came about etc. Really cool.
Thank you to all 28 of our customers who took the time to respond and send us photos. Continue reading