about us

Our Story

A1A was first opened by Gary Geving in 1990. He built a loyal customer following with his quality of work and attention to customer service. Gary hired Joe (Jojo) Helberg at the young age of 13 to sweep the shop and help with other small tasks. 13 years later, Gary retired and sold A1A to a longtime employee and close friend family friend, Joe. Joe has maintained Gary’s commitment to friendly customer service and upheld the highest standards of quality.

Joe Helberg, known by many as Jojo, has spent over 15 years custom building his own award-winning sprint cars. Joe has won countless championships and races in his custom-built cars and holds a world record for the fastest half-mile lap ever turned. He and his team at A1A are all passionate about cars and racing, and this passion is evident in all of their work.

What Do We Do?
  • We are experts in the diesel exhaust and emissions world.

  • We simplify today’s diesel emissions technology with our diagnostic equipment and knowledge of the aftertreatment systems.

  • We have the latest diesel particulate filter cleaning technology capable of cleaning any DPF.

  • We specialize in Cummins, CAT, International, Paccar, Volvo, Detroit, Ford, GM, Kubota, John Deere, and aftermarket exhaust systems. (not sure if we are allowed to use names)

  • We can manage minor exhaust repairs to full custom/performance exhaust systems on light duty and commercial trucks.

  • We have the resources to keep your fleet CARB compliant.

What Do We Do?
  • Keep your truck on the road with our exhaust maintenance services

  • We have the quickest turnaround times.

  • With our knowledge and experience, we will properly diagnose your truck and form a plan to avoid any potential problems leaving you on the side of the road.

  • We know what to look for and how to fix it!

  • Highest quality fabrication for exhaust repairs and modifications.

  • We have parts in-house to keep turnaround times fast.

  • We offer services necessary to keep your fleet CARB compliant.

  • We won’t stop until your trucks on the road!

Our Work

LOUD CHEVY 5.3L LS CUSTOM EXHAUST
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LOUD CHEVY 383 SPINTECH DUAL EXHAUST
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RAM FLOWMASTER SUPER 10 EXHAUST
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