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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Tips’ Category


Posted on July 16th, 2021

How to Inspect for Rust Before Buying a Classic Car or Truck

A couple months ago, we put out an article on the common problems to look for before buying a classic car or truck.  One major issue is the signs of a previous accident.  The other is rust. When it comes to rust, we can’t stress enough how much of a problem it can become during…   Read More

Posted on July 15th, 2021

9 Ways to Help Get Your Classic Car or Truck Ready to Sell

There are many reasons that you may want or need to part ways with your classic car or truck.  We certainly hope it is to make room for a new classic to add to your collection.  Regardless of your reasons to sell, we want to offer some advice to help you get ready. Many of…   Read More

Posted on July 14th, 2021

How to Keep Cool While Working On Your Classic Car This Summer

Summer is in full effect and parts of the country are already experiencing record breaking temperatures.  Summer is most common time for classic car and truck owners to break out their tools and start wrenching around outside of their winter-heated garages. You ever hear the term “Shade Tree Mechanic”?  It implies a mechanic works on…   Read More

Posted on June 24th, 2021

How to Get Financing for a Classic Car or Truck

Have you ever dreamed of owning a classic car, but wonder how long it would take to save enough money?   Do you think that owning a classic car or truck is only for the lucky few with disposable?  You are not alone!  For years there has been a stigma on classic, antique and vintage car…   Read More

Posted on May 18th, 2021

Common Problems to Look for Before Buying a Classic Car or Truck

If you are in the market to buy a classic car or truck, it is extremely important to know how to inspect a vehicle for issues it may have.  The best way to know about issues a vehicle has is to know as much about that make and model as you can.  When you think…   Read More

Posted on May 17th, 2021

Tips for Buying and Selling a Classic Car or Truck Online

With the invention of the internet came a whole new world of possibilities for buying and selling classic cars and trucks.  While you can still place an ad in the newspaper or hang a “For Sale” sign in the window or your classic, buying and selling classic cars has been greatly simplified using the Internet….   Read More

Posted on March 25th, 2021

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Classic Car for Restoration

For classic car owners, there are few things more rewarding than enjoying a restored classic car or truck.  The amount of hard work, time and of course money it requires to get there can be a daunting task, but the joy one will experience from the end results makes it all worth it. If you…   Read More