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Archive for the ‘Classic Car Eye Candy’ Category


Posted on May 26th, 2019

Michelin Designs Tire For “Youngtimer” Classic Cars of the 80s and 90s

We just wrote an article about our five favorite classic cars and trucks from the 1980s.  And we aren’t the only ones admiring the cars from the decade that brought us President Reagan.  The infamous auction house Barrett-Jackson is seeing a significant uptick in interest for cars from the 80s & 90s.  The highly respected…   Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

Take a Cruise to the Classic Car Capital of Texas

Small town living is on the rise across the USA.  People are leaving the big cities for a simpler way of life.  Smaller communities offer just that.  A sense of community where stores are locally owned, you know your neighbors better and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to raise a family. When…   Read More

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Before and After Classic Car Restoration Projects at Wilson Auto

We have had a lot of customer cars and trucks come through our shop over the past few years.  We often share posts on our blog about the progress we are making.  Now it is time for us to share some before and after pics so you can see the dramatic transformation these vehicles go…   Read More

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Five of Our Favorite Classic Cars and Trucks from the 1980s

It’s hard for us to believe that 1980 was almost 40 years ago!  It seems like yesterday to many of us… The 80s were a great time to be alive and the cars we enjoyed in those days were interesting to say the least.  For much of the 70s, car producers were focused on making…   Read More

Posted on May 9th, 2019

Dodge Challenger Wins “Car of Texas” at 2019 TAWA Texas Auto Roundup

Mopar muscle wins the award for “Car of Texas” at the 2019 Texas Auto Roundup.  The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) is an automotive press organization that brought together 44 journalist members from Texas, who cover the automotive industry across the United States, to experience driving and evaluating numerous vehicles.  They then must judge and…   Read More

Posted on May 1st, 2019

Converting Classic Cars from Gas Powered to an All-Electric Drivetrain

If you haven’t noticed already, the future of automobiles is already here.  Hybrids and electric cars are everywhere with Tesla setting the standard for all-electric performance.  Charging stations are frequently popping up in cities and along our highways to keep them charged up and running. Believe it or not, there are also a good number…   Read More

Posted on April 26th, 2019

Recent Restoration & Repair Projects This Month at Wilson Auto Repair

Things are really starting to heat up around here and we are making some great progress on many of our restorations and repairs going on around the shop.  Have a look at what is happening at Wilson Auto Repair. This CJ7 is coming together nicely.  It has undergone quite the transformation!  Here are a few…   Read More