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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Tips’ Category

Posted on June 19th, 2018

10 Best Classic Car Tires from Coker Tires

One of the most important parts of a classic car or truck is the tires. Selecting the proper tires not only adds to the vehicle’s appearance and authenticity, but it also determines the level of driving performance as well. There are a lot of things to consider when purchasing tires for your classic collector. Will…   Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2018

How to Calculate a Fair Price of a Classic Car

Whether you are buying or selling you want to make sure that a fair price is set for a classic car.  There are many variables that go into this decision like the condition of the vehicle, originality, its rarity, documentation, the history of the vehicle and of course current market trends. When determining the value…   Read More

Posted on May 22nd, 2018

Two Classic Cars That Will Skyrocket Over the Next Ten Years

McKeel Hagerty, CEO of Hagerty was recently interviewed about the current state of the collector classic car market and what they foresee for the future. According to Mr. Hagerty, the classic car market is slowing down, but a new market of younger buyers is emerging and driving up prices on more recent model cars. Auction…   Read More

Posted on May 21st, 2018

Car Loans for Classic Cars

Many people don’t know that there are companies that provide loans to buy a classic car, just as you can get a loan for buying a new vehicle for everyday use. In fact, extended term financing is one of the biggest secrets in the business, one many classic car enthusiasts don’t know about. If you…   Read More

Posted on May 18th, 2018

5 Reasons Not to Restore a Classic Car

This might sound a little strange coming from a guy who owns a classic car and classic truck restoration shop. See, I’ve owned my shop since 1986 and have been restoring cars nearly my whole life. I love restoring classic cars, and this love has enabled me to feed my family. So, with a background…   Read More

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

How to Pick the Best Paint Shop for Your Classic Car or Truck

When it comes to restoring a classic car or truck there are certain parts of a build that are more complicated than others.  Taking a car apart, putting it back together and tinkering with the mechanics is something that most people could accomplish with the right tools, a little common sense and a bit of…   Read More

Posted on April 21st, 2018

Shift Knobs for Your Classic Car or Truck

Sometimes when restoring a classic car or truck, the shift knob is broken, and needs replaced with a new one. Other times restorers simply want to customize and come up with a look uniquely all their own. No matter what the reason, this replacement shifter knob needs to put function first. Your hand must be…   Read More


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