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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Maintenance Tips’ Category


Posted on May 3rd, 2022

How to Prepare a Classic Car for Sale With 4 Great Cleaning Tips

Selling a classic car is an exciting milestone, especially if you’ve been driving it for years and have a lot of memories tied with the vehicle. But before you can sell your car and make some money from it, you need to go through a few steps to get it ready. If you’re trying to…   Read More

Posted on March 3rd, 2022

Selling a Classic Car? Always Write a Bill of Sale and Transfer the Title

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson explains the importance of writing up a bill of sale and transferring the title correctly. By watching this video, you will learn: What information should be included in a bill of sale. The steps you may need to take to transfer a title…   Read More

Posted on March 2nd, 2022

Classic Car Engine Maintenance Tip

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson gives a great tip on maintaining a healthy engine in a classic car or truck. By watching this video, you will learn: That most classic car and trucks have flat tappet engines. Why a Zinc additive is imperative in maintaining a healthy classic…   Read More

Posted on March 2nd, 2022

Rust on Classic Cars

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson responds to one of the most often asked questions he gets about classic cars. “Rust, should I be worried?” By watching this video, you will learn: The different types of rust that plague classic cars and trucks Where on a vehicle that rust…   Read More

Posted on March 1st, 2022

Pricing Your Classic Car or Truck

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson discusses how to determine the value of your classic car or truck before you put it up for sale. By watching this video, you will learn: How to look online at comparable vehicles to help establish the vehicles worth. Arriving at a price…   Read More

Posted on March 1st, 2022

Parts to Look at Before Buying a Classic Car

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson explains what parts to look at before buying a classic car or truck. By watching this video, you will learn: Ways to determine if a classic car is worth the asking price. Certain parts to look at to ascertain if they will need…   Read More

Posted on February 28th, 2022

Classic Car Sales Tip | Mechanic’s Recommendation

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson gives a great tip on selling a classic car or truck.  Be sure to ask your mechanic or other qualified third party to write a recommendation about your vehicle. By watching this video, you will learn: To get a written recommendation from your…   Read More

Posted on February 28th, 2022

What to Look for When Buying a Classic Car

In this video, Wilson Auto Repair and Lindsay’s Classics owner Barry Wilson explains things to look for before buying a classic car or truck to help ensure it is the right vehicle for you. By watching this video, you will learn: How to understand if a classic car or truck is the right one for…   Read More

Posted on December 7th, 2021

6 Things to Think About Before Buying a Classic Car Online

Gone are the days of placing an ad in a newspaper to sell your classic car or truck. Today, most buyers are looking online for classics for sale. There are many internet websites that you can use to search for your next collector car. Buyer beware however as it also opens you to the possibilities…   Read More

Posted on November 19th, 2021

Here is Why You Check the VIN Before You Buy a Classic Car

You found the classic car of your dreams. The car checks out to be in great shape, there is a fair asking price and the paperwork all seems to check out. Time to make the purchase! But wait, have you checked the VIN? Does it match the VIN that is stamped in the frame or…   Read More