Welcome to RT Automotive Machine

Precision. Performance. Passion.

At RT Automotive Machine, we blend cutting-edge engineering with a deep passion for cars to provide unparalleled automotive machine services. From routine maintenance to complex rebuilds, our full-service shop in Leamington, ON, caters to both domestic and import vehicles, with a special emphasis on performance and Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) vehicles.

What We Offer

  • Expert Engine Rebuilding: Specializing in everything from standard repairs to high-performance rebuilds.
  • JDM Specialists: Unmatched expertise in sourcing and customizing parts for Japanese imports.
  • On-Site and Walk-In Services: Whether you’re in need of immediate assistance or planning a visit, we’re ready to serve you.

Our Commitment

Founded on the legacy of craftsmanship and service excellence initiated by Rick Thorpe in 2003, RT Automotive Machine continues to lead with innovation and quality. Our owners, Daniel Salive and his partner, have upheld this tradition since taking over in 2018, infusing the shop with modern techniques and technologies while respecting the art of classic automotive restoration.

Why Choose Us?

  • Deep Expertgise: From Daniel Salive’s renowned skill with rotary engines to our team’s collective years of mechanical mastery, we know what your vehicle needs—and how to deliver it.
  • Community Focused: We’re not just a shop. We’re part of the community, supporting local industries and car enthusiasts with dedication and expertise.
  • Ready for Anything: Our shop is equipped to handle all your automotive needs, including specialized services for rare and high-performance cars.

Stay Connected

Follow us on Instagram to catch a glimpse of our latest projects and shop activities. For service inquiries or to discuss your automotive needs, call us at 1 (519) 325-0444 or email [email protected].

Visit Us Today: 139 Oak St West, Leamington, ON

Your Machine, Our Mission

At RT Automotive Machine, your car’s performance is our passion. Let us take your automotive experience to the next level. Contact us today to schedule a consultation or visit our shop to learn more about how we can serve you.