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Posted on October 21st, 2018

A Guide to Classic Car Batteries

Car batteries have been around for more than a century and the way they are made and used has not changed much over the years.  Car batteries became popular around 1920 as vehicles started to become equipped with electric starters. It wasn’t until 1971 that the sealed battery, one that didn’t require a refill, was…   Read More

Posted on October 18th, 2018

What Are the Benefits of Joining a Classic Car Club?

We big fans of car clubs here at Wilson Auto Repair. My friend in Oklahoma just emailed me about a dinner event with his local Corvette owner’s club. Nearly 30 couples going for a ride and then dinner. What a fun time for my friend! Car clubs are formed by a group of people that…   Read More

Posted on October 16th, 2018

Best Aftermarket Accessories for Classic Cars & Trucks

There are endless ways we can customize our cars these days.  In some cases, the accessories are over the top.  For instance, how about the Handpresso coffeemaker for your car?  Or how about the WaveBox?  It’s a microwave oven for your ride so you can make snacks on the go! Doubt we will find either…   Read More

Posted on October 14th, 2018

A 1965 Mustang Named Maxine Being Restored at Wilson Auto, Part Two

Welcome to part two of the restoration of Maxine the Mustang.  If you missed part one, you can catch up on our progress here. We left off with a sneak peek of the engine compartment.  Next on the list it is time to get working on the body.  We get to work fixing the rusted…   Read More

Posted on October 12th, 2018

A 1965 Mustang Named Maxine Being Restored at Wilson Auto, Part One

A 1965 convertible Mustang nicknamed Maxine has come to us for a full restoration.  This pony has seen better days and we are going to restore her and breathe life back into this once glorious.  We certainly have our work cut out for us!  No pun intended, this Mustang has a lot of rust, so…   Read More

Posted on October 11th, 2018

History of American License Plates

One of our favorite blog posts we’ve written was about 10 best classic American license plates. The post discussed 10 of our favorite license plates of all time. For many, license plates have become as iconic as the classics they are mounted on. The folks at put together an interesting blog post about the…   Read More

Posted on October 4th, 2018

National Name Your Car Day was October 2 and Here are the Most Popular

It is common knowledge that many people, around 25%, name their vehicles.  They name both daily drivers and classic car collectables alike.  Last year we wrote an article about why people name their classic cars and trucks.  It’s interesting to learn about the reasons we name them. It shouldn’t come to a surprise to anyone…   Read More


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