GMS Hot Rods an authorised Brookville Roadster dealer for NZ

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GMS Hot Rods in Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand are proud to announce they are an authorised New Zealand dealer for Brookville Roadster a name synonymous with high quality reproduction sheetmetal bodies and panels specialising in 1928-31 Model A and 1932 Ford. “Brookville is a fantastic addition to the other brands available from GMS Hot Rods which include Sid Chavers Bop Top (removeable roadster roofs for Model A to 32 Ford) and also Pete & Jakes Hot Rod Parts”, says Greg Stokes of GMS Hot Rods.

Having Brookville onboard is a perfect fit for the current GMS Hot Rods roadster currently under construction which showcases all new reproduction steel panels and body manufactured by Brookville. “The new fully fendered GMS roadster, enables people to see the quality of Brookville’s body and sheetmetal panel manufacturing process, with clean lines and bodyline definition”, says Greg. As used by notable builders in the USA such as Roy Brizio, Brookville have provided an industry solution when it comes to replacing rusted or fatigued original sheetmetal or a complete body. 

GMS Hot Rods looks forward to serving the New Zealand market with Brookville Roadster products whether its in an existing or future build at GMS or if clients are looking for panels or bodies for their own projects they may be building themselves. For further updates or to follow GMS Hot Rods please visit them on Facebook or call 021 955 459 or email

GMS Hot Rods offers the “Bop Top”

GMS Hot Rods are proud to announce they are the NZ dealer for Sid Chavers “Bop Top”. The BopTop™ is a lightweight Convertible Top available for the 1928-29 and 1932 Ford Roadsters that can be removed, broken down, and stored in the trunk of the car while using very little space. There are many models of the BopTop™ available; these include versions for Stock Windshields with 2″ and 3″ Chops, DuVall style frames, SoCal style frames, and also Dan Fink style frames.

All versions of the BopTop™ use STOCK body mount locations; this means there are NO MODIFICATIONS required to the body. The specially designed frame does not contact the body at any point other than the mounts, assuring the owner there will be no contact that could damage the paint. The BopTop™ styling evokes memories of the classic “Speedster” top updated with a modern feel that successfully compliments any look from Retro to Contemporary.

The Powder Coated Steel Frame is covered with Haartz Stayfast material that is extremely durable, holds its shape, and will not fade. Each BopTop™ is shipped with a HotSlot rear window already installed. (Shown here with the optional cool slot). The BopTop™ is available in the following colors; Black, Tan, Medium Gray, Charcoal, Dark Blue, Burgundy, Dark Brown, Light Beige, Logo Red, Sunflower Yellow, Plum, Pacific Blue, Persian Green, Bone and Concord Grape.

When installed, the BopTop™ provides protection from the elements, but when you do not need or want a top in place, it is easily removed, broken down and stored in the Custom Soft-sided Cases that are included. Removal may not be as often as you think for the lines of the BopTop™ are so elegant and timeless you may decide the car looks better with the top installed! Also available are optional side curtains to shelter you from the typical New Zealand rain. 

If you want something special for your favorite car, there’s only one BopTop™. Available from GMS Hot Rods – call 021 955 459 or email or find GMS Hot Rods on Facebook. 

Pete & Jakes Hot Rod Parts from GMS Hot Rods

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GMS Hot Rods, North West Auckland is proud to announce they’re an authorised dealer for Pete & Jake’s Hot Rod Parts, an internationally recognised brand since 1974. “To use and retail Pete & Jake’s hot rod parts and related products is very fitting for GMS Hot Rods”, says Greg Stokes. “We believe in reliable, dependable, and good riding hot rods built to be driven and Pete & Jakes quality parts, components and chassis’ have been proven on the road for 40 plus years”. In fact the GMS Hot Rods 1932 Ford roadster recently reached 30,000 miles with Pete & Jakes products in the suspension and also the quality splined shaft spoon throttle pedal.

Founded by the late Pete Chapouris and Jim “Jake” Jacobs in California, USA, Pete and Jakes Hot Rod Parts has been in Missouri since 1987 under the ownership of the Slover family. Pete & Jakes continues to stand at the fore front of the hot rod industry with a reputation for quality and innovation, leading the way and setting new standards. Catering to the Model A thru to 1948 Ford and some early Chevy, Pete & Jakes Hot Rod Parts provide the best bang for buck in terms of quality parts which work best for your hard earned dollar. “When it comes to building quality traditional themed hot rods, we stand by the use of quality Pete & Jakes products for their design and early style simplicity”, says Greg. 

For further information please contact Greg Stokes 021 955 459 or email or follow GMS Hot Rods on Facebook

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