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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

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 January 26th, 2022

Are In-Person Live Classic Car Auctions a Dying Breed?

Are In-Person Live Classic Car Auctions a Dying Breed? Saying they are may be a dramatic statement, but don’t kid yourself, live auctions are certainly seeing a decrease in sales and attendance. It may be too soon to tell with the pandemic still making folks uneasy about public gatherings. Maybe once we are all in…   Read More

Posted on January 20th, 2022

What to Look For When Selecting a Classic Car Restoration Shop

Restoring a classic car or truck takes a lot of time, money, tools, and know-how. It is extremely rare to find any one single person that can complete every phase of a restoration by themselves. You may know motors inside and out, but can you also perform all the bodywork and paint? The point we…   Read More

Posted on January 6th, 2022

9 Guides for Classic Car Restorations: From Where to Start to Staying on Budget

Restoring a classic car or truck is no easy task.  While we dream of restoring and enjoying a collector car, the reality can sometimes be overwhelming.  Most restorations can take years to complete and are certainly not easy on the pocketbook. This is why all classic car restorations need to be approached with caution.  You…   Read More

Posted on January 5th, 2022

First Generation Broncos Converted into an EV with a New Platform from Zero Labs

There are times we stare in utter amazement when we see technology like this revealed. It makes us realize that there is so much to learn about EV conversions as the future continues to creep closer and closer. Zero Labs is one of those companies that is bringing future technology to the classic car market…   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