Where Dreams Are Driven!

410 West Fayette Avenue • Effingham, IL • 62401

Michael: (217) 821-8621 • Shop: (217) 342-2406

From Tune-ups to Frame-up restorations, Schultheis Garage & Classics has the experience and equipment to exceed your automotive expectations.  Corvettes are our specialty, but we restore and repair Muscle Cars, Classics, Motorcycles, even Tractors!  Give us a call for a quote.



In addition to special interest cars, we can do general repairs and maintenance on your ‘everyday’ cars too!  Restoration-quality service for your daily drivers!

Where Dreams Are Driven!

410 West Fayette Avenue

Effingham, IL. 62401

Telephone: (217) 342-2406

Fax (217) 342-2407

Dustless Blasting

Fiberglass or metal cars, motorcycles, tractors or classics, bumpers, industrial machinery.  Paint, grime, bondo, glue, whatever the mess is, our Dustless Blaster can handle it.

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Paint Work or Complete Paint and Body Restoration

Fiberglass or metal cars, motorcycles, tractors or classics.  Modern downdraft paint booth, complete Dupont paint mixing and matching on site.  Stock or custom paint work.  Re-chroming or replacement of chrome trim.  Custom bodywork, spoilers and striping.  Body panels repaired or replaced as needed.

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Frame, Suspension and Chassis Restoration

Blasting, epoxy painting or powder coating of frames and suspension as desired.  Chassis and frames repaired or welded.  Replacement frame parts available.  Steel or composite spring replacement, standard or gas shock absorbers.  Steering work to meet or exceed factory specifications.  Standard or urethane bushings available.  Wheel bearings and U-joints replaced.  Trailing arms rebuilt.


Underhood Repairs and Restorations

Repair and rebuilding of engines and other parts - Complete tune-ups, performance enhancements, fuel injection repair and cleaning, detailing, engine painting and detailing, Engine bay detailing.  Transmissions rebuilt or upgraded to 5 or 6 speed overdrive units.



If you need an appraisal for your Corvette or any other collector vehicle for insurance reasons or for Illinois Secretary of State forms, we can help.  We have over 30 years of experience in appraisals and our fee is reasonable.  Give us a call!


Electrical System

Wiring harnesses repaired or replaced.  Headlight, power window and other motors repaired.  Upgraded instruments and stereos available.


Wheel & Tire Services

Chrome or alloy wheel packages - Coker and all major brands of tires, including balancing.  Up to 28” wheel capability.


Brake Repairs, Replacements and Upgrades

Convert from drum to disc brakes for safety.   Brake flushing services.  Stainless sleeved Corvette brake calipers & lines.  Upgrade to power brakes.  New and sleeved master cylinders.


Exhaust Systems

Get just the exhaust sound you want!  Wide variety of stock and aftermarket exhaust systems & services- Borla, B&B, Corsa, Allen’s Stainless Steel systems & others available and installed. Stainless & aluminized systems, chambered systems installed. Corvette side mounted exhaust systems available – both stock style and aftermarket.


Show-Winning Interior Restorations

For your Corvette or other collector cars.  We can make your car’s interior look factory fresh or we can customize it as you desire.  Convertible tops supplied and installed.  Factory fresh weatherstrip kits installed to seal out moisture. Top grade carpet sets molded or sewn to fit as per original. Seat covers available in leather, vinyl and other fabrics.  Door panels installed.  We can restore or replace seat belts.


Gauge Repair

Replacement or upgrades.  Clocks repaired.


Oil & Filter Changes

Transmission repair and flushing.  Differential repair.  Positraction repair with correct additives to prevent noise and damage.  Power steering repair, replacement or conversions.


Radiator Repair and Replacement

System flush & cleaning.  Correct hoses, clamps and fittings.  Overflow tanks available.  Reproduction, replacement or enhanced cooling radiators available.


Gas Tank Repair and Replacement

Fuel system flushing.  Lines replaced with stock or stainless steel.



Need other services?  Please give us a call to discuss.

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