About Us

Charly’s Garage is a family-owned business with over 40 year’s experience.

Our passion for customizing and repairing cars began in the 1950s during the Beach Boys’ days along the coast of Southern California. Chuck Spencer planted this automotive obsession into his family and together they successfully created Charly’s Garage. Over 40 years and hundreds of custom cars later, Charles Spencer was inducted into the Sacramento Autorama Legends.

Charly’s Garage has been featured in HOT VW, SportTruck, Street Rodder, Car Kulture Deluxe, Hot Rod Resource, Street Muscle Magazine, American Muscle Cars-France, Classic Car News and Rodding USA.

Our vehicles have won awards at some of the most prestigious shows in the industry including The World of Wheels and Goodguys. Our awards include the AMBR Award Contender for Best Engine; several first place awards for restored vehicles at the 66th Grand National Roadster Show; First Place Restored and First Place Restored Overall at the Grand National Roadster Show; and First Place Restored and Outstanding Engine Restored at the 65th Annual Sacramento Autorama.

In addition, our vehicles have won Meguire’s Magnificent Award at the 15th Annual Del Mar Nationals; Best In Show at the Southwest Regional Car Show and the Goodyear Community Car Show; 1st in Class at the 65th Grand National Roadster Show; 1st in Class, 2nd in Class, Outstanding Paint Winner, Outstanding Individual Display Winner and Overall Outstanding Full/Radical/Handbuilt Custom Winner at the 64th Grand National Roadster Show; Builder’s Choice at the13th Del Mar Nationals; and the top trophy Best in Show at America’s Kustom D’Elegance at Ink-N-Iron 2013.

Charly’s Garage is proud to have won the World’s Most Beautiful Custom, Outstanding Paint Winner and Outstanding Engine Winner at the 64th Annual Sacramento Autorama.

For every vehicle that passes through our shop, whether for use as a daily driver or as a trophy winner, we ensure the same quality of service and commitment to safety that we would in our own vehicles. The Spencer Family would like to encourage you to call with any questions or feel free to check out our website.

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