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1977 Firebird
Client:
General Motors Pontiac Division
Description:
This front end was a milestone in the industry being made totally of impact absorbing materials. Almost all cars now follow this method.
1979 Firebird
Client:
General Motors Pontiac Division
Description:
This was the first car with an impact absorbing front to take cooling air in through the bumper impact zone.
Mid Engine Concept Car
Client:
Shook Design
Description:
This is a tandem seating two passenger Concept car to showcase the capabilities of Shook Design. It has a custom built chassis and suspension and a Toyota MR2 engine. The photographs represent: a. 1/5 scale, b. full size clay model, c. chassis and drive train in progress.
Concept Car
Client:
Shook Design
Description:
A fabric bodied car. This concept was presented to Mitsubishi in June 2008. The fabric covering would save weight, improve damage resistance and repair. There would be large space between the fabric and the structural frame creating a permanent perimeter airbag.Three months after Shook Design released this concept, BMW also presented their design for a fabric covered car.
Zebra
Client:
Zebra Motors
Description:
Jim Shook was a founder and Director of Engineering and Design for this electric car company that was ahead of it's time. This car had an aluminum chassis and fiberglass body.
Formula 1 Side Car Racing Body
Client:
Anvil Racing Team
Description:
Shook Design completed the design, modeling and building of this fiberglass body for the highest level of motorcycle/side car racing in the U.S. We later sponsored this race team as it competed across the country.
Concept Car
Client:
General Motors
Description:
Concept Car for Pontiac Division designed by Jim Shook
Concept Bike
Client:
San Jose BMW
Description:
On this project we designed and built a radical “street fighter” body for the owner of the San Jose BMW dealership. This project included the manufacture of complex body parts including a functional gas tank.
Sand Rail Body
Client:
Sand Candy Motorsports
Description:
Shook design designed and built limited production composite body parts for Sand Candy's 500 HP 4 passenger sand rail.
Electric Powered Scooter with quick- change batteries
Client:
PET (Personal Electric Transport)
Description:
We contributed to the design of this two passenger electric scooter which won the Tour De Sol. Specifically, we developed a “hot plug-able” quick change battery system and re-designed the body for more storage (including helmet storage).
Corrado GT3 Race Car Body
Client:
Eurospec
Description:
On this project we designed, modeled and molded body panels for this GT3 race car. The result was less weight and improved aerodynamics.
Land speed record cars and motorcycles
Client:
Jack Costella
Description:
Over the past 25 years, Jim Shook has helped Jack Costella design and build many record breaking land speed record cars and motorcycles (over 40 records broken). The car above holds many records and is the worlds fastest 4 cylinder car.
Outboard Motor Cover
Client:
Rodler Engineering
Description:
This outboard motor cover was designed for the U.S. navy Seals. The size and form allows it to be shot out of a submarine torpedo tube under water while attached to an inflatable boat. The motor is extremely quiet with enhanced jet-boat technology that allows function in 2" deep water.
Show Bike
Client:
Shook Design
Description:
Shook Design created a "show bike" by making a new body for a 1980 Yamaha XS 850.
Land Speed Record Roadster
Client:
Barrington Tea
Description:
Body Design for Land Speed Record Roadster.

 

Automotive

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Clients Products
General Motors Firebird, Cadillac
PET Electric Powered Scooter
Zebra Motors Zebra Sports Car
Shook Design Mid Engin Concept Car
BMW San Jose Concept Bike
Costella Land Speed Record Vehicles
Barrington Land Speed Record Roadster
Anvil Racing Team Formula 1 Side Car Rig
Eurospec Corrado GT3 Race Car
Shook Design Yamaha XS 850 body
Private Client Honda Magna body
Sand Candy Motorsports Body Design
Rodler Engineering Navy Seal Outboard Motor
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