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Posted on February 21st, 2019

A Glimpse at Classic Car Restorations Underway at Wilson Auto

It’s been a busy month here at Wilson Auto Repair. Look at some of the projects we’re working on. Progress pictures on 1984 Jeep CJ7 Various Jeeps in for Repair Rebuild on a Mach l Mustang 1979 Ford Truck Rebuild Dodge Demon Complete Restoration (just getting started) 1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible (install hydraulic lines and…   Read More

Posted on February 20th, 2019

SEMA Supporting High School Builders in Jeep Rebuild Competitions

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced it will support five high school builds in 2019 as part of its efforts to promote the auto industry amongst America’s youth. Jeep Wranglers will be the focus of this year’s builds, limited to those produced between 1996 and 2005. Santa Fe Early College Opportunities (Santa Fe ECO),…   Read More

Posted on February 19th, 2019

Classic Car Condition Rating Guide | What the Numbers Mean

At the Barrett Jackson and other premium car shows, you’ll often hear a condition code used to help establish the value of the car. In this post we’ll explain the origins of the condition code and what the condition code means. The use of a numerical condition code for cars was started in the 1970s….   Read More

Posted on February 18th, 2019

Now You Can Buy Stock in Classic Cars

Did you know you could own your dream collector car for as little as $50? Well, not the whole car but part of it. Rally Rd. is a platform where blue-chip collector cars are turned into stock. Rally Rd. acquires premium collector cars that have been vetted by their team of industry experts. They insure…   Read More

Posted on February 16th, 2019

Con Artists Scam Classic Car Buyers

Classic car buffs looking to buy classic cars online were scammed by an international group of con artists, according to US prosecutors. The group allegedly created fake profiles on well-known classic car auction and trading sites, claiming to sell classic cars and trucks as well as machinery. They’d negotiate deals, go through all the motions…   Read More

Posted on February 15th, 2019

Tips When Buying a Classic Car Online

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 follow when shopping / buying a classic car online. Tip # 1 – Know what…   Read More

Posted on February 6th, 2019

Wilson Auto Repair Technician Attends Metal Fabrication Clinic

Wilson Auto Repair technician Chris Alford (he’s the good-looking guy wearing the Wilson Auto shirt on the far right) recently attended metal shaping classes taught by HammerFab. Chris attended a two-day, 20- hour class to learn some of the best techniques of metal fabrication. The class touched on everything from fenders to engine covers, firewalls…   Read More