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Posted on January 30th, 2023

Classic Car Collecting: Is it a Hobby or an Investment?

Do you consider classic car collecting a hobby, or do you see it as more of an investment? Researching, collecting, and restoring vintage cars have become increasingly popular, but everyone has their own motivation for doing it. The Cambridge Dictionary defines a hobby as, “an activity that someone does for pleasure when they are not…   Read More

Posted on January 23rd, 2023

Should You Borrow Money to Buy a Classic Car?

Ever go to a car show and wonder how long it would take to save enough money to own a classic car? Financing your classic car is now a realistic option to turn your dream into a reality. Unfortunately, traditional lenders like general banking and lending institutions still won’t approve a loan for a car…   Read More

Posted on January 16th, 2023

Why Join a Classic Car Collectors Club?

Are you a classic car enthusiast? If so, then you know that joining a classic car collectors club can be extremely rewarding. Joining a classic car collectors club can provide many benefits, such as the chance to socialize with like-minded people, the opportunity to pursue a goal collectively, you may get discounts for car parts,…   Read More

Posted on January 9th, 2023

How to Rent a Classic Car for Your Special Occasion

Are you planning a special occasion and want to make it extra special? Then, renting a vintage car is the perfect way to do it. So, whether you’re looking for a car for your wedding, prom, birthday, reunion, anniversary party, or just a special night out, plenty of classic cars are available to rent. What…   Read More

Posted on January 3rd, 2023

A Beginners Guide to Buying Your First Classic Car – Tips and Tricks to Make It Stress-Free Part II

You’ve caught the classic car fever and you are finally ready to shop for your first classic car. In the first installment of this post, we covered the basics, such as understanding different types of classic cars, setting a budget, etc.  In this post, we’ll review additional factors you’ll want to consider when you are…   Read More

Posted on December 26th, 2022

A Beginners Guide to Buying Your First Classic Car – Tips and Tricks to Make It Stress-Free Part I

Are you ready to add your first classic car to your garage? Buying a classic car is an exciting experience but can also be daunting for first-time buyers. However, you can make the process much more manageable with research and preparation. This comprehensive guide will give you tips to make buying your first classic car…   Read More

Posted on December 20th, 2022

Tips For Enjoying Owning a Classic Car Even While It’s in Winter Storage

You’re a classic car owner who lives in a cold climate, which means you’ve got to store your vehicle for the winter months to protect it from harsh weather. If you have followed all the steps in, How to Winterize Your Classic Car, your classic car is ready for winter. However, you may want ideas about…   Read More

Posted on December 5th, 2022

What to Look for in a Classic Car Repair Shop – Tips from an Experienced Mechanic

When you own a classic car, keeping it in good shape can be challenging. However, some excellent auto repair shops, such as Wilson Auto Repair, specialize in working on older cars. Here are some things to consider when looking for a classic car repair shop. First, a good repair shop for classic cars should have…   Read More

Posted on December 1st, 2022

How to Winterize Your Classic Car: A 5-Step Checklist to Prepare Your Car for Storage

With the cold weather fast approaching, consider storing your classic car for the winter. But how do you ensure it’s safe, secure, and protected from the elements? Read on to find out everything you need about winterizing your classic car for storage. We all know how cruel Mother Nature can be during the colder months….   Read More

Posted on October 7th, 2022

A Beginner’s Quick Guide To Classic Car Restoration

Are you a car owner or enthusiast looking to restore a classic car? You’re in the right place!   Restoring a classic car is a project that can take months, even years, to complete. Car restoration is generally a tedious task, and it adds to the challenge when you’re restoring a classic vehicle. It might seem…   Read More