Hey saw dust we're almost neighbors.. hey I don't know anyone up your way - but we have a shop hear in plainfield, http://www.lastchanceautorepairs.com/
and Too_Tall here knows someone in the Kankakee area.
Looking forward to reading and seein' pic's. Cbryan may have some insight as well - he just sold his S & S
There also maybe someone north since you're up that way already.