Airkooled Kustoms Enters FinishMaster Mini-Hood Master Challenge Competition

Hazel Green, AL VW restoration shop Airkooled Kustoms entered the FinishMaster’s First Annual Hood Master Challenge competition for refinish professionals. The Airkooled team is competing for a title and prizes

Hazel Green, United States - May 29, 2020 /PressCable/ —

Porsche and Volkswagen restoration shop Airkooled Kustoms has entered the

" target="_blank">FinishMaster’s First Annual Hood Master Challenge competition for refinish professionals. Airkooled Kustoms will join other competitors who are submitting their automotive art for judges by the June 26, 2020 submission deadline.

The team received a mini hood from FinishMaster and had 30 days to create their artwork. The original deadline was extended due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. After collecting all submissions at the FinishMaster’s Indianapolis headquarters, industry expert judges will determine the winners, including overall best submission, best technical skill, and crowd favorite. Prizes include professional spray paint guns and more than $3,000 in cash prizes.

Along with their hood art submission, Airkooled Kustoms must provide a list of products they used when creating the artwork. Their finished hood design will be part of an exhibit in Indianapolis on a date to be determined.

“It’s a lot of fun for our team to be part of this Hood Master Challenge,” said Airkooled Kustoms Founder and Owner, Eric “Spook” LeClair. “Metal is our medium, and nothing thrills us quite like being able to create one-of-a-kind automotive art. While we specialize in high-end classic VW and Porsche restorations, this contest has been a chance to really get our creative juices flowing and think outside-the-box.”

Airkooled Kustoms provides end-to-end Volkswagen restorations, repairs, maintenance, interiors, and bodywork. The shop is equipped for standard and custom work on air-cooled Volkswagen and Porsche engines, transmissions, mechanical, electrical, wheels, and high-end restorations. The team performs high-end custom work in-house, including the installation of aftermarket air-cooled products and custom leather work.

Receive updates on the results of the Mini Hood Master Challenge competition on AirKooled Kustoms’s Facebook page, or learn more about the business at

About Airkooled Kustoms

Airkooled Kustoms is a full-service Volkswagen and Porsche restoration shop serving a nation-wide client base. Founded in 2004 by master engineer and artist Eric “Spook” LeClair, the shop performs stock and “Darkside” restorations on vintage air-cooled cars for shows and ownership. The business is a sponsor and participant in local and national Volkswagen car shows. More information about Airkooled Kustoms is available by calling 256-828-2123 or online at

Contact Info:
Name: Susan Anderson
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Organization: Airkooled Kustoms
Address: 458 Guy Wilson Road, Hazel Green, Alabama 35750, United States
Phone: +1-256-828-2123

Source: PressCable

Release ID: 88959527

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