What we do
Here at Big 3 we are are many things, from a one-stop restoration shop, to a "Speed Shop"that does high performance upgrades, tuning and custom fabrication. We are also ASE certified and very comfortable with working on a wide variety of cars of all makes and models, including cars that many shops can't handle or would rather not deal with.
Meet the Team
Owner and Lead Mechanic/Fabricator
ASE Certified Master Technician
The driving force behind Big 3, Aaron is skilled and experienced in nearly every aspect of automotive performance and restoration. After years of working in high-end shops, Aaron decided it was time venture out on his own and was presented with the opportunity to buy Big 3 Performance in 2011 and take the business in a new direction. Aaron strives to provide results that customers will brag about and give them the proper service that they pay for.
While Aaron is a muscle car guy at heart, he is equally comfortable restoring a 32 Ford, tuning a turbo import, rebuilding a Ferrari V12, building a custom set of twin turbo headers or setting up a nitrous system on a big block chevy.
-Race engine builder
-Dyno certified performance tuning specialist
Born and raised in Detroit, Kirk has made his living through working on cars professionally for over 30 years. A former bodyshop owner, Kirk found Big 3 decided to return to his true calling and exchange the responsibilities of ownership and management for doing hands on work on "special" cars for passionate customers. Kirk's specialties include custom paint effects and pin striping.
Body and Assembly
John joins Big 3 as a body technician after several years or hanging around the shop and knowing Aaron outside of work. He keeps his coworkers in a joyful mood with his heart of gold. John is an avid hunter and takes care of his mother since his father passed away. His current project is a making a pro-street truck out of the Ford Ranger that was handed down to him by his father.
Mechanic / Electrical
Jason Treptow joined Big 3 Performance in 2015 after 20 years as an electrician and maintenance mechanic in the manufacturing. He has completed ambitious automotive projects, including multiple complicated stero installations, engine swaps, wiring jobs and truck suspension/lift kit installations for himself and others in his spare time. Jason began helping around the shop on a part-time basis and a short amount of time has proven himself to be a great addition to the team. His electrical and mechanical experience make his a valuable assembler on house project cars.