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Posted on November 27th, 2019

3 Tips to Protect Your Classic at Car Shows

We’ve been reading lots of stories lately about classics getting damaged at car shows. One kid spilled a soda all over the interior and another guy thought it OK to lean against every car in sight. Although things usually aren’t that bad, there are some things you can do to protect your classic while at…   Read More

Posted on November 26th, 2019 Changes Name of Annual Car Show recently announced the Future Classic Car Show has been rebranded as Future Collector Car Show. The big reason behind the name change is simple. The term “classic” has evolved, including the term “instant classic.” This made it difficult to identify future classics. The term “Collector” can refer to anyone in the hobby at any…   Read More

Posted on November 21st, 2019

9 Award Winners from the 2019 Goodguys Southwest Nationals in Scottsdale

Another season of Goodguys’ events has come to an end and we are already excited for the 2020 season!  We were there to attend the final event of 2019 at Westworld of Scottsdale.  The Goodguys Southwest Nationals is always an incredible time and it just seems to get better and better each year. This year…   Read More

Posted on November 16th, 2019

10 Best Classic Car Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio

It’s been almost a year since we first reported on Rally Rd., a platform where blue-chip collector cars are turned into stock.  The free app that allows members to invest in individual blue-chip collectibles has been steadily growing and increasing it’s fleet of classic cars that you can invest in. Rally Rd. is continuously acquiring…   Read More

Posted on November 13th, 2019

Ford vs. Ferrari. The Story Comes to the Big Screen

It has been just over 50 years since the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans played host to one of the greatest rivalries in automotive history.  It is such a legendary rivalry that the story of Ford vs Ferrari is now hitting the silver screen of Hollywood. The story has it that in 1963 Ford…   Read More

Posted on November 12th, 2019

Hidden Headlamps, Where Did They Go?

Many of today’s car designs are built on iterations of car designs from the past.  Whether it is the lines of a fender, a raised hood air intake, or any other part of a car’s design, chances are that design was inspired by a design from the past. So, what happened to hidden headlamps?  Well…   Read More

Posted on October 25th, 2019

1984 Jeep CJ7 Restored at Wilson Auto and Back Home Where It Belongs

If you have been following our monthly posts on the restorations at our shop, then you likely have seen this 1984 CJ7 a time or two.  It has come a long way since we first got our hands on it.  The transformation of this Jeep has been extraordinary. We wanted to share the journey with…   Read More