Project Shepherd's Gate

Racing 4 Heroes 09/11

Lanterns of LeMons

08 CDS Cherry's Jubilee

07 CDS Cherry's Jubilee

Got Guts at Thunderhill

2007 Charity Raffle

2006 Fathers Day Charity


Inspired by passion for cars, a love of the Lord and a desire to help the less fortunate, the idea to get, build and raffle off a old car/hot rod struck in 07.
Project Shepherd's Gate - Our Story - Hot Rod Build
For tickets to win a restored '59 Rambler Hot Rod?  The proceeds go to support Shepherd's Gate.  Since 1984 Shepherd's Gate has helped over 10,000 women and children by providing shelter and services to help rebuild shattered lives. -
Buy a raffle ticket.
The '59 Rambler Hot Rod Raffle was the inspiration of a group of men from Cornerstone Fellowship who have spent countless hours restoring the car. -
Far from its humble beginnings and restrained styling Project Shepherd’s Gate Rambler’s specifications reveal a heart of courage and unexpected strength
We’re launching the Project Shepherd's Gate Rambler Raffle website, a project many of the men at Cornerstone Fellowship have invested in with a heart to raise funds and awareness for Christ centered services for abandoned and battered women and children.
Win Project Shepherds Gate (PSG), the 59 Rambler American Hot Rod built to benefit homeless and battered women and children.

The '59 Rambler Hot Rod Raffle was the inspiration of a group of men from Cornerstone Fellowship who have spent countless hours restoring the car.

Goodguys, Rimz & Ribz and boutique shows in the San Francisco Bay Area, if you haven’t seen the PSG Rambler in person yet come out and join us in 2012.

Don't miss this huge indoor & outdoor car show featuring: Giant Outdoor Show 'n Shine, Huge Swap Meet & Cars 4 Sale Corral, Model & Pedal Car Show, Autocross and more! -

Project Shepherd's Gate Rambler
Custom Hot Rod Specifications


·         Frame/Manufacturer - Custom

·         Rear End - Ford 9 Rear End W/Ladder Construction

·         Rear Brakes - Ford Drum

·         Front Brakes – Mustang Power Disk & Calipers

·         Front End - TCI Coil Over Front End

·         Front Wheels - American Mags

·         Rear Wheels - American Mags

·         Front Tires - 195/60x15

·         Rear Tires - 265/50x15

·         Steering - Power Steering with Tilt Steering Wheel

·         Gas Tank - Custom


·         Make Ford – 5.0 Fuel Injected

·         Valve Covers – Polished Aluminum

·         Cooling Fan - 16 Electric Pusher w/mechanical clutch

·         Induction - Fuel Injection

·         Exhaust - HPC No Leak Headers & Magnaflow Mufflers

·         Transmission - Ford C-4

·         Torque Converter - Ford Stock


·         Style - All Original Steel Panels

·         Body Modifications - Hood & Rear Deck Shaved, Louvers in the hood, all panels straightened & aligned.

·         Paint - PPG/Base Coat Clear Coat/ Light Grey bottom and medium grey top

·         Tailights - Stock


·         Steering Wheel – Custom by Billet Specialties

·         Dashboard - Full Gauge compliment: Speedo, Clock, Gas Gauge, Temp, Oil Pressure & Ampmeter

·         Gauges - Classic

·         Air Conditioning - By Vintage Air

·         Wiring - By Painless

·         Interior - Tweed Material / Stock seats rebuilt Grey

·         Wipers – Specialty

·         Power – Windows and Door Locks

Appraised value by Nor Cal Appraisals.


The Project Shepherd's Gate Rambler American as presented at "Never Forget" at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on 9-11-11.  As America has been challenged, we too are rebuilding structures AND lives.

The “Never Forget” event is a commemoration of the 10 year Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on American soil.  The event is being held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California on 9/11/11 from Noon until 7:00 PM.

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Presented at Rimz n Ribz, July 11, 2011.

Shepherd's Gate Rambler at the West Coast Nationals.
Show Special: T-shirt & Ticket $20
Rimz & Ribz 2012 Project Shepherd's Gate Edition T-Shirt Introduced at Goodguys Summer Nationals. -
Rimz & Ribz 2012 Project Shepherd's Gate Edition T-Shirt Introduced.

Men from Cornerstone Fellowship rebuild a 52 year old Rambler to help Shepherd’s Gate as they continue their 25 year old tradition of rebuilding shattered lives.

New and Improved for the 21st Century and Shepherd's Gate. -

The mission at Shepherd’s Gate is to meet the practical, spiritual, and emotional needs of battered and homeless women and children through the love of Jesus Christ, equipping them to lead a life of faith, hope, and love and to reach out to others in His name. -
Raffle tickets help rebuild lives.
The Master’s Men.  It is our desire to prayerfully create and provide an arena for the men of Cornerstone Fellowship to become men after God’s own heart. -
Rimz n Ribz Host July 14, 2012

Shepherd's Gate from Shepherd's Gate on Vimeo.



Larry Westerveld

Acampo, CA

Hood Louvers

Ken’s Tire Service

Livermore, CA

Wheels Plus

Maas Brothers

Livermore, CA

Powder Coating

Super Auto Upholstery

Hayward, CA


Tri Valley Auto Body

Livermore, CA


Livermore Mufflers

Livermore, CA


B&S Hacienda Auto Body

Pleasanton, CA

Body & Paint

Pleasanton Auto Mall

Pleasanton, CA

Body & Paint

Kar Tunz

Pleasanton, CA

Window Tint

Hagan Street Rods

New Bremen, OH

Outside Mirrors

Revolution Rod and Kustom

Livermore, CA


Perfection Auto Glass

Pleasanton, CA


Accurate Auto Care

Livermore, CA


Valley Machine

Livermore, CA


Tri Valley Auto Glass

Pleasanton, CA


Precision Stripping

Lodi, CA


We meet Pete Hagan at the 2011 Goodguys West Coast Nationals and he hooks us up with some sweet rear view mirrors.  Thanks Pete!
Pete Hagan - Hagan Street Rods - Donates Mirrors

You can help too by entering the raffle (  The Project Shepherd's Gate '59 Rambler Hot Rod raffle winner will be selected at Rimz n Ribz 2012, July 14.

The Way It Was!
Click here for photos as we attack the course the first half of 2012 to promote -
Click here for photos as we attack the course the first half of 2012 to promote