"We Take Pride in Your Ride!"
|About American Dreams
American Dreams is conveniently located 20 miles South of Sioux City in Sloan, IA. Exit 127 off of I-29 and then East on Hwy.141 2.2 miles. At American Dreams we believe that customer service and quality are of the highest priority. We will always give you a fair and competitive rate with a superior quality finish whether you drive a classic car or a late model vehicle because at American Dreams, " We Take Pride In Your Ride".
About The Owner
Bruce Nance's enthusiasm for cars began at an early age when his father, Donald Nance began taking Bruce to the Boone Speedway. At age 13, Bruce and his dad restored a 1941 A - John Deere tractor. As a teenager, he worked on his own vehicles as a hobby until graduation. In 1985, he went to the Des Moines Area Community College for Auto Collision and immediately went into the auto body field doing late model collision repairs at various shops in the Des Moines area. He continued with his hobby by restoring cars after hours. In 1995, he moved to Sioux City where he continued to work in the auto body field until deciding in 2006 to move to Sloan, IA. and make his hobby of restoring cars his career.
About The Employees
Nick Black - When Nick was 14 or 15 years old his dad bought him a 72 Honda 125 motorcycle which he & his uncle restored. It was then that Nick decided he would enjoy painting motorcycles as a career. In 2009 & 2010 he went to W.I.T.C.C. for auto body school. He moved to Las Vegas in the fall of 2010 & worked at a custom body shop for 8 months doing body work on cars & working as a painters asst. He then returned to the Sioux City area where he worked at various body shops before coming to work for American Dreams in March of 2012.
Michelle Nance - has worked in various tire and automotive stores in the Sioux City area since 1996. This is where she learned about the automotive industry. Holding such positions as sales, warehouse, and office manager skills.She got her interest in muscle cars in 1998 after going with some friends to the Scribner Drag Strip. The fascination with muscle cars and classic cars only got stronger when she met Bruce Nance in 2001. In 2006, Bruce and Michelle made their dream of having their own classic car restoration shop a reality by building what is now American Dreams. In July, 2011, Michelle made the decision to go work at American Dreams full time as the office manager and help in the shop as needed
Jim Brenden - AKA- (Farmer Joe) Came to work for American Dreams in Dec. 2012. He is a 4 year Veteran as a Gunner's Mate 2nd Class on the USS Iowa. He has experience building hot rods & custom cars specializing in Mopar muscle cars. He won 1st place in a biker build-off in 2009 at Sturgis with a custom panhead H-D chopper. He has been building classic & custom H-D's in his bike shop since 1992.
G.J. Christianson - Came to work for American Dreams in Jan. 2013. He has over 20 years of mechanical experience. He passed his A/C certification in 1998. He is a master welder & also is an experienced fabricator.