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Posts Tagged ‘Classic car restoration’


Posted on June 25th, 2019

Meet “Buford Bradford Buick”, a 1955 Buick Century and Classic Car Project

Every once in a while, we get a customer that is kind enough to share the history behind their classic car or truck.  Today we are happy to introduce you to “Buford Bradford Buick”, a 1955 Buick Century and classic car project we have been working on here at Wilson Auto Repair. Bufford left our…   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 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 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 December 19th, 2018

1959 Buick Gets a Quick Overhaul at Wilson Auto Repair

This beauty rolled into our shop recently.  It is a new purchase for our customer and he wants us to make sure it is in good mechanical condition.  We are going to give it a thorough once-over and fix any issues or hazards we come across. As you can see from these next pictures, the…   Read More

Posted on December 4th, 2018

1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Getting Prepped for Paint at Wilson Auto

We recently got a 1969 Mustang Mach 1 in the shop for some rust removal, body work and then getting prepped for paint. 1969 was an epic year for Mustang and certainly set the standard for what a performance Mustang should be.  There were six models to choose from including the GT, Boss 302, Boss…   Read More

Posted on October 12th, 2018

A 1965 Mustang Named Maxine Being Restored at Wilson Auto, Part One

A 1965 convertible Mustang nicknamed Maxine has come to us for a full restoration.  This pony has seen better days and we are going to restore her.  We certainly have our work cut out for us!  No pun intended, this Mustang has a lot of rust, so we will certainly be cutting out a lot…   Read More