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Posted on April 26th, 2019

Recent Restoration & Repair Projects This Month at Wilson Auto Repair

Things are really starting to heat up around here and we are making some great progress on many of our restorations and repairs going on around the shop.  Have a look at what is happening at Wilson Auto Repair. This CJ7 is coming together nicely.  It has undergone quite the transformation!  Here are a few…   Read More

Posted on April 24th, 2019

What Are the Classic Car Vehicle Emissions Laws in Your State?

In Texas, vehicles with antique registration and plates or vehicles 25 years old or older are exempt from annual emissions inspections.  Many other states are not as luck as we are. Arizona just passed a new law that will go into effect June 1, 2019 that allows qualified collectible vehicles in to be exempt from…   Read More

Posted on April 22nd, 2019

Old Gas, Modern-Day Fuel and the Issues They Cause for Classic Cars

About a month ago we wrote an article about pulling your classic car or truck out of winter storage.  In it we recommend changing the fluids before taking her out on the road.  Gasoline is no exception. It can easily go bad during winter storage and should always be replaced with fresh fuel. Back in…   Read More

Posted on April 19th, 2019

Classic Cars That Could Become Great Investments

The editors at Bloomberg Businessweek did some research to develop a list of classic cars that could become a great investments. They may not all be flashy, but Bloomberg thinks these could be winners. 1994 Toyota Supra 1991 Acura NSX  1991 Mitsubishi GTO 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL 1993 Ford Saleen Mustang 1984 Ford Bronco XLT…   Read More

Posted on April 16th, 2019

Roadside Towing Service Made Just for Classic Cars

It might not be today, and it might not be tomorrow, but eventually your classic car is going to have a mechanical issue that could leave you stuck stranded on the side of the road.  When it happens, who are you going to call?  Do you want just some local company to come out and…   Read More

Posted on April 11th, 2019

7 Parts You Need to Replace When Restoring a Classic Car or Truck

We recently came across an article by Kyle Smith who writes for Hagerty.   It is all about 7 items not to reuse when restoring your car.  We think he is absolutely correct and wanted to share this information with our readers. If you have ever been involved in a classic car or truck restoration, then…   Read More

Posted on April 9th, 2019

The 17th annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auction is Next Weekend

We were at the 48th annual Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona  just a few months ago.  Now the world’s greatest collector car auction is heading to Florida for their 17th annual Palm Beach Auction in Florida starting Thursday, April 11 and ending Saturday, April 13. We covered the 16th annual auction last year and this…   Read More