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Posts Tagged ‘Classic car restoration’


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

Posted on September 30th, 2018

Part Three of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

Thanks for checking back for part three of this 1956 Chevy Bel Air frame off restoration.  Here are links to part one and part two should you need to catch up with our progress. When we left off on part two, the guys were just finishing up on bodywork so this car could get primed. …   Read More

Posted on September 28th, 2018

Part Two of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

Welcome back!  In case you missed part one, you can see the first part of this 1956 Chevy restoration here.  We left off with the guys betting the bodywork done so the car can be primed and painted. Here you can see how the dash was modified.  We welded the seams and deleted the glove…   Read More

Posted on September 26th, 2018

Part One of a 1956 Chevy Restoration at Wilson Auto Repair

A 1956 Chevrolet has made its way to our shop for a frame off restoration.  Its going to be a long process and we invite you to take a look at the work as we go along. For the most part, this Chevy will undergo a lot of bodywork to get rid of all the…   Read More