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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

Posted on February 25th, 2020

How to Jump Start Your Classic Car Battery

In this short video, Barry Wilson of Wilson auto shows us how to properly jump start a dead battery in a classic car. By watching this video, you will learn: What to do if your battery is dead Safety precautions to take when jumping a car battery How to connect a dead battery to another…   Read More

Posted on February 24th, 2020

How to Inspect the Date of New Tires for Your Classic Car

In this short video, Barry Wilson of Wilson auto discusses how to inspect the date on new tires for your classic car or truck. By watching this video, you will learn: The importance of selecting the right tire How to check the manufacturing date of a new tire What to look out for when selecting…   Read More

Posted on February 19th, 2020

The Difference Between a Carburetor and Fuel Injection

In this short video, Barry Wilson of Wilson Auto discusses the differences between a carburetor and fuel injection used on classic cars and trucks. By watching this video, you will learn: The difference between a carburetor and fuel injection. How a carburetor works and the different parts of a carburetor. How a fuel injection works,…   Read More

Posted on February 15th, 2020

Barry Wilson Gives Great Advice About Changing Classic Car Motor Oil

In this short video, Barry Wilson of Wilson auto repair gives some great advice when changing your classic car or classic truck’s motor oil. By watching this video, you will learn: The additive you need to add to a classic car’s motor oil to help protect the engine. What can happen to older engines if…   Read More

Posted on February 14th, 2020

Restoring a 1978 Ford Pickup to Dream Machine Specifications

A 1978 Ford pickup has arrived at Wilson Auto Repair for a full restoration.  The customer has in mind what his dream machine should look like and it is now our job to turn that dream into a reality. Here are some images of what he would like the truck to look like. You can…   Read More

Posted on February 4th, 2020

Wilson Auto Repair Gives Back by Donating to Caldwell Elementary School

“While earning your daily bread, be sure you share a slice with those less fortunate.” “At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” “We make a living by what we…   Read More