Legacy Classic Trucks is a Full-Service Auto Restoration Facility located just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The brainchild of Winslow Bent, Founder, Legacy Classic Trucks has grown to be the premier truck restoration Facility in the Unites States. Legacy ships vehicles all over the world. Each vehicle is built with a specific customer in mind.
Legacy builds several lines of Vehicles, including the Legacy Power Wagon Conversion, the Legacy Scrambler Conversion, and the Legacy Napco. They also take on custom jobs and specialize in rare and special trucks, such as Diamond T, Mack, Studebaker, and Hudson. Whether as a compliment to a ranch or a hardworking commercial vehicle, Legacy is the Best of the Best.
Meet the Team
Winslow Bent, Founder
Legacy grew from the Winslow Bent’s frustration with vehicles that simply could not perform “as advertised”. Drawing from a manufacturing mindset, Bent drew from all aspects of Automotive, Marine, and Military to bring the finest and toughest technologies together. As his skills grew, the automotive community took notice.
Winslow Bent was born and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois. His father owned a manufacturing business and restored military vehicles as a hobby. In high school Winslow co-founded the Lake Forest Classic Car Club. He then became certified in Engine Rebuilding and Welding. He moved west in 1992 to attend Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Bent then moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in 1999. His automotive achievements include Circumnavigating Australia and driving the Pan-American Highway. When not working on old trucks, Winslow enjoys spending time with his wife Andrea and their daughter Julia.
Fred Vatter, General Manager
Fred Vatter hails from Westchester, New York and moved to Jackson Hole in 2010. He has an extensive background in the Automotive Industry that includes BMW of North America, Audi of North America, and Porsche of North America. He has also managed Volvo Equipment dealerships and has worked in auto customization. When not managing the build process at Legacy Fred enjoys skiing, fly-fishing and mountain biking with his wife and two children.
Katherine Sellers, Staff Accountant
Katherine Sellers was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and has also earned her MBA. She has been working in the accounting field since 1994. She joined the Legacy team in 2016. Due to her husband’s history as an automobile mechanic she feels right at home. She and her husband are excited to be back in Wyoming. When not at work, Kathy spends as much time with her family as possible.
Erik Johnson, Master Mechanic
Erik Johnson, 50, was born and raised in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He started automotive work when he was 16 years old and opened his own Automotive Repair Business by the time he was 28. Tired of basic Auto Repair, Erik sold his business in 2009 and came to work for Legacy. When not working on fire-breathing powertrains Erik spends time at his cabin in Washington with his dog Sam. Naturally, he built the cabin himself.