Growing up, Kevin Tetz worked in his father's automotive tech shop, learning everything from engine mechanics to bodywork and restoration. After pursuing a music career in the 1980s, Kevin returned to automotive work and has since owned a restoration shop, received certification as a collision repair technician, managed collision repair shops, and offered automotive instruction and seminars. He presently owns a paint and body restoration business and is a prominent automotive painter.
In 1999, Kevin started a website that offers video instruction and advice for paint and bodywork projects and general restoration work. He also writes for several publications, including Mustang & Fords magazine and participates in numerous automotive shows offering how-to clinics and seminars to hobbyists and professionals alike. Kevin has also produced and hosted do-it-yourself instructional videos for the automotive restorer and enthusiast. He is working on a DVD entitled Extreme Detailing that covers things like paint chip repair, glass repair, carpet repair, vinyl/leather seat repair, headliner installation, basic car-wash technique, and dealing with acid rain damage.
Kevin is a certified member of ICAR (International Center for Automotive Research) and ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence). He is also a member of SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, a major automotive parts and accessory trade organization.
Kevin shows off the best of the best on DIY Network's Classic Rides.