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Posted on March 26th, 2020

Wilson Auto Repair as Seen Through the Lens of Lori Wilson Photography

Back in mid-January, Wilson Auto Repair was fortunate enough to have Barry’s daughter come by the shop to take some photos of the classic car and truck restorations going on around the shop. Lori Wilson, owner of Lori Wilson Photography, is a very talented photographer.  Her photography subjects are typically families, newborns and adult and…   Read More

Posted on March 24th, 2020

Restoring a Rusted 1966 Datsun Roadster at Wilson Auto Repair

One of the problems that classic cars have is rust!  It’s hard to drive a classic car or truck if it has holes in the floor. Barry Wilson introduces us to Mark who is a metal fabricator at Wilson Auto Repair.  Mark is restoring a 1966 Datsun Roadster that is loaded with rust.  You can…   Read More

Posted on March 20th, 2020

COVID – 19 Social Distancing Plan for Classic Car Enthusiasts

With the recent mandates concerning social distancing, store closures and cancellation of most public events, we thought we’d offer you these social distancing ideas for classic car enthusiasts. Idea: Take Your Car for a Joyride Why this works: Who doesn’t like a long leisurely ride down a winding road on a nice spring day? You…   Read More

Posted on March 18th, 2020

Classic Car Show Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

It is certainly a very strange time for us all right now.   Shelves in the store are bare and everyone is hunkering down in their homes in an attempt to stop the coronavirus. It its wake, this pandemic is causing major disruptions in our lives and global economies.  It seems almost selfish to even mention…   Read More

Posted on March 14th, 2020

Completely re-wiring a Toyota Landcruiser at Wilson Auto Repair

Wilson Auto repair has been repairing and restoring classic cars and trucks at the same location in Garland, Texas for 38 years. During that time, they have rewired 100s of classic cars and trucks.  In this short video Barry Wilson introduces us to Michael who is a specialist when it comes to re-wiring a vehicle….   Read More

Posted on March 12th, 2020

1966 Ford Mustang Spare Parts Become Garage Wall Art

We had a customer send us a picture of his garage where he recently used the old parts that we saved from his repair work and decorated his garage. We thought it was pretty cool and wanted to share the photos of his man cave and the 1966 For Mustang that we restored here at…   Read More

Posted on March 7th, 2020

Inside the Fabrication Shop at Wilson Auto Repair

In this short video, Barry Wilson takes you behind the scenes into their fabrication shop where they reclaim and restore much of the metal on classic cars and trucks. He introduces us to John McWilliams, a fabricator and bodyman at Wilson Auto Repair.  John is mainly responsible for fitting metal together, fabricating metal pieces when…   Read More