About Us

Don’s Auto Parts was founded in 1961 by Don Jones, and has been in business ever since. Our employees come from a lifetime of motorsports experience, Whether it be sprint car racing, stock car racing, muscle car restorations, street rod building or drag racing. Our employees continue to build on their experience by attending machinist schools, trade shows and seminars. Many of our employees participate in some form of motorsport racing.

Our business goal is to bring exceptional customer services and quality work at a fair price.

Chris Sucharda

  • Crank Shaft Grinder
  • Drive Shaft Builder
  • Engine Balancer
  • Engine Machinist
  • Starter & Alternator Rebuilder
  • Chassis Dyno
  • Current Project: Can Am Bike

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Chuck Diel

  • Starter & Alternator Rebuilder
  • Member Electrical Motor Rebuilder Association
  • School Electrical Motor Rebuilder
  • Current Project: NHRA Super Comp & Competition Eliminator Crew Chief

Jason Holmes

  • ASE Certified Master Machinist
  • ASE Certified Cylinder Head Machinist
  • Ase Certified Crankshaft Machinist
  • Ase Certified Engine Assembler
  • Current Project: Modified


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Tony Pontillo

  • Don’s Auto Parts, Kenosha Starter & Alternator – Owner
  • Dana Spicer Certified Driveline
  • 2002 Ihra Division 5 Quick Rod Champion
  • 2007 Ihra Division 5 Quick Rod Runner Up
  • 2002 Midwest Super Comp Runner Up
  • Current Project: B/DA

Tony Pontillo

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Mary Barnes

  • Kenosha Starter & Alternator
  • Speed Shop
  • Years Experience: 20

Randy Plotz

  • Speed Shop
  • Engine Designer
  • 30 Years Experience

Jim Jones

  • Master Automotive Machinist
  • Connecting Rod Reconditioning
  • Align Honing
  • Boring & Honing with Sunnen Diamond Hone
  • Engine Balancing

Wayne Ream

  • Cylinder Head Specialist
  • Serdi 100 Operator
  • Crew Chief
  • Down Under Thunder
  • Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car

Wayne Ream

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John Londre

  • Cylinder Head Specialist
  • Engine Block Machinist
  • Engine Assembler
  • Engine Balancing
  • Experience 12 Years


Don's Auto Parts & Machine Shop

6814 39th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 658-3737

Kenosha Starter And Alternator

6814 39th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 656-1106