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Posted on February 20th, 2018

How to Wire a New Audio Sound System in Your Old Classic Car

When it comes to installing a car stereo in a classic car or truck, the actual process is pretty straight forward. Once you have all the speakers wired up and the power and ground wired up, all there is left to do is mount the radio head unit in the dash. While the basics are…   Read More

Posted on February 16th, 2018

New 3D Printing Technology is Keeping Old Classic Cars Road Ready

Locating hard to find parts for your classic car or truck may soon become a thing of the past.  Thanks to the technology explosion we have been experiencing over the past decade or so, we are now on the verge of eliminating the hunt for car parts all together. Nearly two years ago we wrote…   Read More

Posted on February 13th, 2018

Classic Car Restorations & Repairs at Wilson Auto During February 2018

2018 is in full swing and it already looks like it will be a record setting year for us here at Wilson Auto Repair.  We have a steady stream of classic cars and trucks at the shop for simple repairs and full restorations. Come take a look at some of the work we are doing…   Read More

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

10 Tips for Taking Trimming to the Next Level

This article is shared with permission from our friends at THE SHOP magazine. We recently came across this great article on upholstery trimming and wanted to share it with our readers.  THE SHOP magazine interviews Brent Parker of Brent Parker Motor Trimming.  Brent operates one of the leading trim shops in the industry in Glenorie, Australia. You can…   Read More

Posted on November 15th, 2017

Does My Classic Car Have Manual or Power Brakes?

First off, if you have manual brakes you would know it.  Manual brakes take a good amount of leg pressing energy to bring a vehicle to a stop… especially a sudden stop.  With power brakes, a power booster helps assist the master cylinder apply force when you push down on the brake pedal. Last month…   Read More

Posted on October 25th, 2017

The 10 Commandments to Buying a Classic Car

The classic car market is doing well and holding strong.  Today, some of the rarest vehicles can cost hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars to buy.  There are, however, still classics that most any budget can afford.  There are also classic cars that won’t be bargains for much longer.  For some, their best…   Read More

Posted on October 19th, 2017

Summit Racing Equipment Opens Superstore in Arlington, Texas

In case you have not heard already, Summit Racing Equipment has opened a 32,000-square foot superstore in southeast Arlington at 2200 E Interstate 20.  The huge retail store is connected to a massive warehouse where they will store all their inventory of auto parts.  All together the facility is 750,000-square feet and covers 48 acres!…   Read More


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