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Empire Truck Rebuilders, Truck Parts, Truck Repairs, Tulsa, OK


We realize your truck and equipment is what makes you money. Why not let us assist you in your damage repairs.


Empire has over 50 years of experience working on just about any truck or piece of equipment you can think of, spanning over 3 generations in the Tulsa Area. Whether it's a wreck or you just need to clean it up a little, we are only a phone call away.


Call us at 918-446-3567 or email us at



About Empire Truck Rebuilders

We take pride in our ability


Empire Truck Rebuilders, Inc. was formed in the Mid 50's by the late Andy Baumer of Tulsa, OK. The business was purchased by G. C. "Jerry" Moore in 1956 which

Empire Truck Rebuilders - 50th Anniversary, 1956-2006

at the time was "Empire Auto Rebuilders" located at 1131 East Archer in Tulsa, OK. Jerry primarily repaired and painted wrecked automobiles and pickups in the beginning; however as the need for a commercial truck repair facility in Tulsa grew, he began to shift gears and started repairing the larger transportation equipment. The truck repair business grew and soon the name on the building changed to Empire Truck Rebuilders.


Newspaper article on new facility for Empire Truck Rebuilders


In the early 70's, Richard L. Moore began working in the family business. Richard became the President of the company and shortly after, Incorporated the business. In 1973, the beginning of an Energy Boom for Tulsa, Richard bought the land where Empire is located now at 1201 West 41st St in Tulsa, OK and built a state of the art repair facility that had 2 Paint booths, 2 Make Ready bays and 8 Service bays.



The company continued growing through out the 70's and early 80's with Richard adding a Truck Frame Straightening Rack and Alignment Rack in the early 80's and later adding a longer alignment rack and 2 additional service bays, bringing a total of 17 Service bays to work on trucks.




Pictured below are Richard and Trudy Moore.  Without them Richard, Jr. says "Empire would not be what it is today". Richard was the Second Generation of Empire Truck, and Trudy worked as the Company Secretary for over 30 years, doing all of the payroll and day to day bookkeeping.



Richard & Trudy Moore, Retired Owners of Empire Truck Rebuilders

Richard and Trudy Moore



Mascot of Empire Truck Rebuilders, retired, Fall, 2007

"Company Mascot"
Retired Fall, 2007


Richard (Ritch) L. Moore, Jr. began working full time in the family business in 1988. Ritch is the 3rd generation of "Moores" to rebuild trucks in the Tulsa and surrounding cities and states. Ritch was handed the reins of the family business in the fall of 2007. While the bodies and frames and materials used in the newer trucks have changed, Ritch is determined to continue the traditions established by his father and grandfather as they repaired and rebuilt some old classics (see below).


Empire Truck Rebuilders
History in Pictures


Yes, there is a fourth generation in the works; Richard (RL) L. Moore, III, is mowing the lawn, sanding and prepping trucks. Kasey, Richard's daughter also works in the family business while she finishes High School and attends college in "Concurrent Enrollment".


"We are the true example of an Oklahoma Family Business". With the fourth generation of family working their way through college while helping out with the Day to Day operations of the company.