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Posted on June 15th, 2019

Think Twice Before Making These Modifications to Your Classic Car

There are a lot of things you can do to a classic car to make it better.  Upgrading drum brakes to disc brakes is one good example.  Even though the vehicle will no longer be “all-original”, disc brakes provide better performance and safety. There are however some modifications that we would advise you to give…   Read More

Posted on June 13th, 2019

How to Protect Your Classic Car From Hail Damage

The first day of summer is only days away and the wicked storms that accompany it are already here in Texas.  Many of these storms produce hail and, in some cases, hail the size of baseballs.  Needless to say, you do not want to be caught out is one of these hailstorms.  It has proven…   Read More

Posted on June 10th, 2019

Protect Your Classic Car’s Paint with a Temporary Protective Wrap

This time of year, after all the snow has melted and the spring rainstorms are common, there is often a lot of small debris left on our roadways.  Gravel, pebbles, dirt and other rubble can be scattered across the very same roads we travel down with our classic cars and trucks. It can be worrying…   Read More

Posted on June 5th, 2019

8 Tips to Choose The Right Classic Car Repair & Restoration Shop in Texas

You know the # 1 problem people encounter when repairing their classic car or truck? Picking the wrong repair shop. I’ve been repairing classic cars my entire life. I’ve been doing it professionally since 1986. You wouldn’t believe the horror stories I’ve heard and seen over the years from people taking their classic car or…   Read More

Posted on May 26th, 2019

Michelin Designs Tire For “Youngtimer” Classic Cars of the 80s and 90s

We just wrote an article about our five favorite classic cars and trucks from the 1980s.  And we aren’t the only ones admiring the cars from the decade that brought us President Reagan.  The infamous auction house Barrett-Jackson is seeing a significant uptick in interest for cars from the 80s & 90s.  The highly respected…   Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2019

Take a Cruise to the Classic Car Capital of Texas

Small town living is on the rise across the USA.  People are leaving the big cities for a simpler way of life.  Smaller communities offer just that.  A sense of community where stores are locally owned, you know your neighbors better and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to raise a family. When…   Read More

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Before and After Classic Car Restoration Projects at Wilson Auto

We have had a lot of customer cars and trucks come through our shop over the past few years.  We often share posts on our blog about the progress we are making.  Now it is time for us to share some before and after pics so you can see the dramatic transformation these vehicles go…   Read More