Best Vehicle Overhaul in Idaho

Embarking on a vehicle overhaul is no small decision. It’s a commitment to breathe new life into an aging or damaged vehicle, whether it’s a cherished classic, a hardworking truck, or a beloved family car that’s seen better days. The decision often comes from a place of deep connection to the vehicle, coupled with the realization that standard maintenance no longer suffices to meet your needs or restore its former glory. The challenges? Navigating the complexities of a comprehensive overhaul, from engine work to transmission rebuilds, and the fear of entrusting your prized possession to someone who might not share your vision or dedication.

At Dowdy’s Auto, we understand the value and sentiment behind every vehicle overhaul project. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing top-tier vehicle overhaul services across Idaho, combining technical expertise with a passion for reviving every aspect of your vehicle to meet and exceed your expectations.

Our Diverse Vehicle Overhaul Services

Engine Rebuilds and Replacements

From restoring classic engines to their former power and efficiency to replacing engines in modern vehicles for enhanced performance, our engine services are at the heart of our overhaul capabilities.

Transmission Overhauls

Whether it’s a manual transmission that needs a new lease on life or an automatic transmission requiring intricate repairs, we provide detailed rebuilds and replacements.

Suspension and Steering Upgrades

To improve ride quality and handling, our team can overhaul your vehicle’s suspension and steering systems, ensuring a smooth and controlled driving experience.

Braking System Revitalization

We can upgrade or completely rebuild your vehicle’s braking system, enhancing safety and performance with the latest in braking technology.

Electrical System and Wiring Services

Modernizing or repairing your vehicle’s electrical system, including wiring harnesses and component upgrades, ensures reliability and functionality.

Why Trust Dowdy’s Auto for Your Vehicle Overhaul?

Choosing Dowdy’s Auto means entrusting your vehicle to a team that values precision, quality, and shared enthusiasm for automotive excellence:

  • Expert Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians bring a wealth of experience and a meticulous attention to detail to every overhaul project, ensuring craftsmanship that meets and exceeds industry standards.
  • Quality Parts and Materials: We use only high-quality parts and materials in our overhaul projects, ensuring durability, performance, and aesthetics that stand the test of time.
  • Customized Service: We understand that every vehicle and owner is unique. We work closely with you to understand your vision and goals for the overhaul, delivering personalized service that aligns with your expectations.
  • Transparent Communication: Throughout the overhaul process, we provide regular updates and clear communication, ensuring you’re informed and comfortable with the progress of your vehicle’s transformation.

Dowdy’s Auto has been a trusted name in the Treasure Valley for over 30 years, built on honesty, respect, and fair pricing. With convenient locations across Boise, Meridian, and Ontario, OR, we’re committed to making your vehicle overhaul experience as rewarding and stress-free as possible.


3183 S. Federal Way
Boise, ID 83705

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1645 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1890 S. Meridian Rd
Meridian, ID 83642

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



4850 N Elsinore Ave
Meridian, ID 83646

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1821 SW 4th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1202 W State St, Boise,
ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM