About

Cameron Chin

Age:39  Years in industry: 20
Education: University of Texas Bachelors in Studio Art

Cameron Chin is the owner of Nefarious Kustoms. Cameron has always been into cars. His first car was a 1967 Mustang Fastback he picked up for $2,000. While he was in high school he would spend every dollar he earned on his car. While attending college he sold his car and picked up a Wrangler. It was in college that Cameron helped start an offroad club that turned into a fraternity and ultimately let him to his passion in offroad. After college and workin gin a few off road shops Cameron opened his first shop in 2006. Fast foward to 2012 and Nefarious Kustoms was founded in Las Vegas, NV. 
Employment/Industry History:
• Nefarious Kustoms (Owner) 2012-Present
• Krawltex Motorsports (Owner) 2006-12
• Precision Offroad (Partner) 2005
• Performance Unlimited (Mechanic/Fabricator) 1999-01
• University of Texas/Longhorn Offroad
Club(Founder/President/Member) 1998-06
• Houston Mustangs (Apprentice) 1995
Specialties: Metal fabrication, suspension design, roll cage and tubing work, bead rolling, race prep
Racing Career:
2018 SCORE Baja 1000 Class 1 7th Place finish
2018 BITD Mint 400 UTV Production 1000 finisher
2017 SNORE Caliente 250 UTV Production 1000 fastest lap, fastest top speed
2017 BITD Mint 400 Class 1 competitor
2017 PURE/AVE 200 UTV Production 1000 2nd Place
2016 BITD Mint 400 Ultra4 competitor
2015 WEROCK Dirt Riot Congress, AZ 4500 class
2015 Ultra 4 King of the Hammers Class 4500 competitor
2012 WEROCK Dirt Riot Fredericksburg, TX Stock class 1st Place
2012 Ultra 4 King of the Hammers UTV Production 1000 competitor
2011 Baja Racing of TX Chupacabra 250 class 7100 competitor
2011 Baja Racing of TX Notrees 300 7100 competitor
2011 Baja Racing of TX Firecracker 250 Ultra 4 competitor|
2011 WEROCK Dirt Riot Central Series Ultra 4 competitor
2010 SNORE Dusty Times 250 Class 7100 1st Place
2010 MOROC Short Course Rock Racing Promod Class Champion Builder
2009 Spring Creek Rocks & Rampage Promod 1st Place
2009 SCORE Baja 1000 class 1600 12th Place finish Race Support
2008 BITD Parker 425 Class 5 Unlimited competitor
2008 Rally America Wandrin Star Rally Unlimited Class 1st Place
2008 Rally America Rallye de Paris Unlimited Class 1st Place
2007 SCORE Baja 500 race support

Michael Donnelly

Age:23  Years in industry: 6
Born from a family of carpenters, machinists, engineers and mechanics… Michael grew up in the garage tearing things apart and rebuilding them. He started welding at 13 and often skipped school work to build motorcycles and other projects. Michael’s first industry job involved being a mechanic in charge of maintaining a construction company’s fleet. With his background, he quickly moved to repairing belt trucks and addressing any fabrication needs the company had. A few years later, he moved to Utah focusing on ornamental residential fabrication. After returning to Las Vegas, he became a fabricator and mechanic here at Nefarious Kustoms.

 

Matthew Miller

Age:43  Years in industry: 20
Special Skills: custom paint, airbrush, patch and panel fabrication, spray chrome

Matthew started as a detailer in Sacramento in 1997, at Elite Performance Autoworld. He quickly advanced to painter. In 2000, Matt moved to Casper, Wyoming and worked at American LaFrance building firetrucks during the day and supervising the Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center in the evenings. In 2003  he moved to Guerneville, CA and specialized in early firetruck restoration for the city of San Francisco and downtown Sacramento. Matt also did restoration work for Willys America in Cazadero, CA. In 2006 he co-founded Salt Creek Classics of Casper, Wyoming building hot rods and customs. There he won People’s Choice Awards at Wyotech, Deadwood and Goodguys car shows. In 2015, Matt moved to Las Vegas and teamed up with Counts Kustoms fab department, building cars for Counting Cars Season 5-7. Highlights include the Carl’s JRs 75th Anniversary Corvette, Sparkels III the 70 Manx, foxbody Mustang for Danny Koker’s sister, 1966 Convertible “Mangled Mustang,” working with DJ Ashba, Ozzy Osbourne, Stioney Curtis and more. In 2018, Matt became the resident painter for Nefarious Kustoms.