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FEBRUARY 2017 THE SHOP 71 restoring the interiors of antique and exotic cars. There, he proved his expertise. In fact, many of the vehicles he worked on went on to win top honors at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Greffeuille spent six years with the company before leaving to head the upholstery department of Hot Rods and Custom Stuff, also in Escondido. Unlike Alan Taylor Company, his new employer specialized in custom upholstery. Over the next two-and-a-half years, Greffeuille honed his skills in this new sector of the craft. By 2007, he was ready to start his own business. He moved to Pittsboro, North Carolina, where he founded JNG Creations with his wife and business partner Randi. Jean-Noël Gref- feuille's decision to trim the interior in terracotta Porsche leather was a bold choice that paid off. The striking color sets it apart from the slew of hot rods on the car show cir- cuit trimmed in black or beige. HOT ROD & CUSTOMIZATION Corbeau seats were modified and trimmed in leather with diamond stitching to give the Camaro a modern and sporty look. Charcoal gray leather accents on the Camaro's dashboard, door panels and gray Daytona carpeting on the floor help tie in the outside of the Camaro to the interior. FEBRUARY 2017 THE SHOP 71

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