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Posted on June 11th, 2022

UPDATED: Forums for Classic Car, Hot Rod and Antique Car Enthusiasts

Last Updated 6/14/2022 The Internet is full of information about classic cars and trucks. So much so that it can sometimes be difficult to find what you are truly looking for. Classic car forums can be some of those harder to find resources. For those that haven’t heard, a forum is a place where like…   Read More

Posted on July 2nd, 2021

A Look Back at the Most Memorable Classic Car Restorations at Wilson Auto Repair

We were going through some old photos of restorations and repairs we have done on countless classic cars and truck and thought we should share some of our favorites. It wasn’t easy narrowing them down to eight of our favorites.  There is something special about each and every classic car or truck that comes through…   Read More

Posted on May 27th, 2021

Classic Car Repairs and Restorations at Wilson Auto Repair in May 2021

You may have already seen the first-generation Ford Bronco we are restoring here at Wilson Auto Repair.  Well, we have a lot more projects going on around the shop.  Let’s take a look around and show you the other classic car and truck repairs and restorations happening this May at Wilson Auto Repair. Here is…   Read More

Posted on May 19th, 2021

First Generation Ford Bronco Frame Off Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

If you have ever followed the repairs and restorations that happen here at Wilson Auto Repair, you would know that we love, love, love restoring Ford Broncos!  We take great pride in bringing them back to their original glory. We have had one here that we have been working on for some time now and…   Read More

Posted on May 12th, 2021

A 1930 Studebaker President in the I996 Great Race by Whitney E. Kerr, Navigator

We had the honor of working on an extremely rare 1930 Studebaker President.  It was in the Great Race of 1996 and the following is a re-creation of an article, from The Antique Studebaker Review,  written by the navigator of the race himself, Whitney E. Kerr in the January-February edition. Please enjoy the re-written article…   Read More

Posted on March 12th, 2021

1959 Chevrolet Apache Pickup Being Restored at Wilson Auto Repair

Part of the Chevrolet Task Force, the 1959 Chevrolet Apache was the last year for this series of trucks.  The Task Force ran in production from 1955-1959 and was then replaced by Chevrolet and GMC C/K-Series in 1960. The ’59 Apache is a highly sought-after collector vehicle as are the rest of the Task Force…   Read More

Posted on March 8th, 2021

Major Metalwork on a Mustang Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

We love Ford Mustangs!  And we love working on them even more!  As a matter of fact, we actually specialize in Ford Mustang repairs and restorations.  So, it does not surprise us that our customer trusts us with a massive restoration on his beloved Ford Mustang. This little pony has not had the easiest life…   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 16th, 2021

Classic Truck Restorations at Wilson Auto Repair in February 2021

If you live in Texas, you know that pickup trucks are kings of the road.  Texas purchases more pickup trucks as daily drivers than any other state.  In fact, more than one in four vehicles (26.91 percent) in Texas are pickup trucks. It should come as no surprise that many of the restorations and repairs…   Read More

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

Classic Car Restorations & Repairs this month at Wilson Auto Repair

We have been sharing a lot of images from classic car and truck restorations & repairs here at Wilson Auto Repair.  Right after the first of the year, we showed you all the classics that were at the shop to ring in the new year. We also shared detailed pics of a Ford Thunderbird we…   Read More