Restoration Services

Joe’s Auto Body Tractor: Pioneers in Antique Tractor Refinishing Since 1971.

Our Legacy

Founded by Joe Joas in 1971 across the road from his family’s farm, we began our journey restoring antique tractors nestled between auto body repair jobs. By 1995, with Joe’s son Mike joining hands, we shifted gears to specialize exclusively in tractor restoration – a true testament to our passion and dedication.

Why Choose Us?

  1. Experience: We bring decades of expertise to every restoration, ensuring each tractor regains its former glory.
  2. Family Business: Joe’s wife Marilyn and Mike’s wife Tanya, along with their sons Ethan and Cody, all play a vital role, making every restoration a family affair.
  3. Global Reach: Having served clients across 26 states and Europe, our reputation precedes us.
  4. Tools & Techniques: Leveraging our auto body repair experience, we employ specialized tools and thousands of tractor manuals to ensure precision.
  5. Partnerships: With strong ties to parts fabricators and distributors, we source even the most elusive parts for our projects.
  6. Certified Painters: Joe and Mike are not just restorers; they are certified painters committed to using the best paints for lasting shine and longevity.

Our Restoration Process

  • Full Restoration: Our procedures are meticulous, ensuring the result lasts generations.
  • Mechanical Repairs: Whether minor tweaks or major overhauls, we’ve got you covered.
  • Sandblasting: A key step in restoration, we offer impeccable sandblasting services.

Things to Consider When Choosing a Restoration Shop

  1. Experience in refinishing and mechanical
  2. Duration in business
  3. Full-time or part-time restoration
  4. Staff strength
  5. Turn-around time
  6. Restoration count
  7. Restoration procedures
  8. Certification of painters
  9. Availability of specialized tooling
  10. Openness to client visits
  11. Regular progress updates
  12. Clarity in payment terms
  13. Detailed billing
  14. Retention of old parts
  15. Reputation in the industry


“Very courteous and knowledgeable.” – Review, March 2020
“Mike did an awesome job restoring my grandparent’s Farmall H tractor.” – Review, January 2018

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Our Commitment

At Joe’s Auto Body Tractor, we believe in superior quality. For us, every tractor tells a story, and we’re here to ensure it’s told for generations to come. Join our family and let’s bring your antique tractor back to life.


(920) 894-2134


Joe’s Auto Body Tractor
11807 Lax Chapel Road
Kiel, WI 53042

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