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Archive for the ‘Classic Vehicle Restoration Tips’ Category


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

Posted on March 24th, 2021

New SEMA Report Gives Insight into the Ever-Changing Classic Car Market

SEMA has recently released a new report titled “Classic Cars, Modern Markets”, and in it is some great insight into the ever-changing classic car market.  They dive into how the definition of a classic car is changing, the reasons that people own a classic and how they work on their collector vehicles including where &…   Read More

Posted on February 25th, 2021

5 Best Car Shows on Cable, Netflix and Amazon Prime

One of our most popular posts TV’s Best Classic Car Restoration Shows has been read over 5, 000 times in recent months.  We too regularly enjoy shows on TV that are based around restoring classic cars, seeing the latest in car technology and and just car stuff in general. Only problem is, we wrote that…   Read More

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

The Best Way to Select a Classic Car Repair Shop in Texas

Repairing and maintaining classic cars is different than the repair and maintenance of modern-day vehicles. Classic cars didn’t utilize driver’s aids like power steering and computers. And most mechanics at your neighborhood repair shop have no experience working on classic cars. Here’s the best way to select a classic car repair shop in Texas: drive…   Read More

Posted on February 11th, 2021

Here are Some Suggestions to Consider When Buying a Classic Car Online

With today’s limitations of attending classic car auctions in person due to social distancing measures, buying a classic car online has become a common practice. Shopping online opens you to a world of vehicle choices. It also opens you to the possibilities of a scam or buying a lemon. Thus, here are some tips to…   Read More

Posted on January 26th, 2021

The Wait for Replica Classic Cars is Over… Well, Almost Over

Way back in 2015 a bill was passed and signed into law by President Obama.  It is the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015 (LVMVMA).  Many manufacturers were extremely excited to have this law passed, but there was a problem.  In order for the LVMVMA to be put into effect, the National Highway…   Read More

Posted on January 6th, 2021

Restoring a Ford Thunderbird at Wilson Auto Repair

The Ford Thunderbird, also known as the T-Bird, hit the scene in 1955 and instantly became a classic.  The sporty two-seater was never meant to be classified as a sports car, but rather a new type of upscale luxury vehicle. Another row of seats was added in 1958 which increased its sales four times over…   Read More