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Archive for the ‘Chevrolet Restorations’ Category


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

Posted on March 6th, 2017

Tri-Five Chevys Officially Turn 60 This Year!

2017 is a special year for those that admire 1955-1957 Chevrolet classic cars. The 1957 models officially turn sixty years old this year. It is quite a milestone in the classic car world and Tri-Five Chevys are being celebrated all over the country. The Grand National Roadster Show just featured an entire building of Tri-Five…   Read More

Posted on June 16th, 2016

See What is Happening This Month at Wilson Auto Repair

June 2016 is shaping up to be one of our biggest months yet!  We are working hard to get our customers out on the road in their classic cars and trucks for the summer. This month we are showcasing over 10 different restoration projects going on around our shop. Have a look  and don’t hesitate…   Read More

Posted on April 27th, 2015

Wilson Auto Work in Progress April 2015

This month here at Wilson Auto Repair we are showcasing a red 1972 Chevy Nova that is owned by a local customer here in the Dallas area.  This Nova is coming to us to get the sub frame painted and to have a new Crate Engine installed.  We are also installing Air conditioning into this…   Read More

Posted on March 5th, 2015

Behind the Scenes Classic Car Restorations at Wilson Auto Repair

Wilson Auto Repair would like to give you a glimpse behind the curtain at the classic car restorations we are doing at our shop. We restore classic cars and trucks for our customers in the Dallas and Fort Worth area as well as customers from all across America. We restore and repair all makes and…   Read More

Posted on March 3rd, 2015

Current Classic Truck Restoration Work at Wilson Auto Repair

Here at Wilson Auto Repair we are always working on restoring classic and vintage trucks for our customers in the Dallas area and around the USA. We work on all makes and models including Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC and more! We can also repair or restore your classic International or Jeep. Have a look at…   Read More

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Project Spotlight: 1954 Chevy Pickup

This month we are highlighting a restoration project here at Wilson Auto Repair. This is a 1954 Chevy pickup is getting its original frame replaced by a new Art Morrison frame. We removed the body and power train from the old frame and then put them both back onto the new frame. We also widened…   Read More

Posted on November 26th, 2014

The Guy Who Made the Corvette an American Icon

Many of us around the shop here at Wilson Auto have a real love for Corvettes, especially those from the 1950s and 1960s. We also have a real fondness for Zora Arkus-Duntov, the man at GM that made the Corvette an American icon. Zora was born in 1909 to wealthy Russian parents studying in Belgium….   Read More

Posted on November 11th, 2014

The Story of the Mighty & Majestic Muncie 4 Speed Transmission.

From 1963 to 1975 General Motors used a transmission in many of their muscle cars known as the Muncie 4 Speed. It was the transmission of choice for practically every performance-engined car made during the muscle-car heyday. Through its 12 year reign there was little change to its basic design and operation.? The Muncie name…   Read More

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Work in Progress: 1954 Chevy Pickup RT

This white 1954 Chevy pickup came to us for a new custom frame. We have a series of pictures for you to enjoy of this work in progress. We will be removing the truck from the old frame and installing it on the brand new custom frame. Here are a few pictures of the new…   Read More