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Archive for the ‘Chevrolet Restorations’ Category


Posted on September 26th, 2019

The Chevelle Story as Told by Classic GM Muscle

Our friends over at ClassicGMMuscle.com have published an article we think our readers would really enjoy.  It is simply titled “The Chevelle Story” and was written by Author Jeffrey Steffes. The Chevelle Story started in August 1963, at a press conference in Chicago. It was that historic day when Chevrolet’s General Manager, S. E. “Bunkie”…   Read More

Posted on November 14th, 2018

1955 Chevy Truck Fabrication and Chrome Job Done at Wilson Auto Repair

This 1955 Chevy pickup is at our shop getting some work done to make the engine bay to look better. The truck has already had its bumpers chromed and now its time to focus on what is under the hood. We fabricated an engine cover, installed chrome valve covers, a chrome alternator and polished hood…   Read More

Posted on November 7th, 2018

1964 Chevy Truck Getting Minor Bodywork & New Paint at Wilson Auto Repair

This 1964 Chevrolet pickup truck has been in the same family for many years.  It is coming to Wilson Auto Repair for some minor bodywork and surface rust removal, so it can get ready for primer & paint. The new color will be pure black which we think will look incredible when finished.  Black is…   Read More

Posted on September 30th, 2018

Part Three of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

Thanks for checking back for part three of this 1956 Chevy Bel Air frame off restoration.  Here are links to part one and part two should you need to catch up with our progress. When we left off on part two, the guys were just finishing up on bodywork so this car could get primed. …   Read More

Posted on September 28th, 2018

Part Two of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

Welcome back!  In case you missed part one, you can see the first part of this 1956 Chevy restoration here.  We left off with the guys betting the bodywork done so the car can be primed and painted. Here you can see how the dash was modified.  We welded the seams and deleted the glove…   Read More

Posted on September 26th, 2018

Part One of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

A 1956 Chevrolet has made its way to our shop for a frame off restoration.  Its going to be a long process and we invite you to take a look at the work as we go along. For the most part, this Chevy will undergo a lot of bodywork to get rid of all the…   Read More

Posted on June 23rd, 2018

Chevy Truck Getting Bodywork and a Mechanical Overhaul at Wilson Auto

A customer recently brought in this Chevy truck for some bodywork restoration and a mechanical overhaul.  We are re-doing just about everything.  The cool part about this project is the customer is having all this done for his father.  We should all be so lucky! We started by cleaning the underside and apply a coating….   Read More

Posted on April 9th, 2018

April 2018 Classic Car & Truck Projects at Wilson Auto Repair

There are plenty of classic cars and trucks at our shop this month.  We are working hard, and we are offering you a look under the hood, so-to-speak. Have a look and enjoy the eye candy. If you have any questions about our work, just give us a call or contact us and we will…   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 January 10th, 2018

Replacing a Rusted Cowl on a 1950 Chevy Truck at Wilson Auto

This 1950 Chevy truck came to us here at Wilson Auto Repair for some repairs, maintenance and restoration work. Come take a look at the process we went through to replace the rusted cowl. In this first picture you can clearly see that the cowl is completely rusted out and even runs up into the…   Read More