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Posted on May 12th, 2020

Our Shop Truck, Frankie, Gets a New Grill

We have a shop mascot and his name is Frankie, the 1949 F1 Ford Truck.  He has been with us for some time now and over the years we have given him improvements to keep him maintained and looking his best. Frankie recently got a new grill and it certainly makes him smile brighter.  You…   Read More

Posted on May 8th, 2020

We Have Come A Long Way on This Classic Ford Bronco Restoration

We often share progress of classic car and truck restorations we perform here at Wilson Auto Repair.  In them we usually cover a bunch of different projects, but this post is all about a Ford Bronco. We have had her for some time now and with the pandemic happening, this Bronco is going to be…   Read More

Posted on April 17th, 2020

Classic Car Restorations at Wilson Auto Courtesy of Lori Wilson Photography

Lori Wilson is the daughter of Barry Wilson and owner of Lori Wilson Photography.  She is a very talented photographer and her photography subjects are typically families, newborns and adult and child portraits.   In the beginning of 2020, just before the pandemic took over, Lori was kind enough to make it by the shop and…   Read More

Posted on March 24th, 2020

Restoring a Rusted 1966 Datsun Roadster at Wilson Auto Repair

One of the problems that classic cars have is rust!  It’s hard to drive a classic car or truck if it has holes in the floor. Barry Wilson introduces us to Mark who is a metal fabricator at Wilson Auto Repair.  Mark is restoring a 1966 Datsun Roadster that is loaded with rust.  You can…   Read More

Posted on March 14th, 2020

Completely re-wiring a Toyota Landcruiser at Wilson Auto Repair

Wilson Auto repair has been repairing and restoring classic cars and trucks at the same location in Garland, Texas for 38 years. During that time, they have rewired 100s of classic cars and trucks.  In this short video Barry Wilson introduces us to Michael who is a specialist when it comes to re-wiring a vehicle….   Read More

Posted on March 12th, 2020

1966 Ford Mustang Spare Parts Become Garage Wall Art

We had a customer send us a picture of his garage where he recently used the old parts that we saved from his repair work and decorated his garage. We thought it was pretty cool and wanted to share the photos of his man cave and the 1966 For Mustang that we restored here at…   Read More

Posted on March 7th, 2020

Inside the Fabrication Shop at Wilson Auto Repair

In this short video, Barry Wilson takes you behind the scenes into their fabrication shop where they reclaim and restore much of the metal on classic cars and trucks. He introduces us to John McWilliams, a fabricator and bodyman at Wilson Auto Repair.  John is mainly responsible for fitting metal together, fabricating metal pieces when…   Read More