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Choosing the right restoration shop for vintage cars

After you looked in your garage and you saw your old vintage car you are thinking where I can restore this vintage car? Let’s read an article from Jeremiah Lechler.

Choosing a Body Shop for Classic Car Restoration

In the market for a classic car restoration? When you have a car that is considered a classic, you may want to take it to a body shop to have it professionally restored. The process involves more than just a new paint job, and implies that it is being put back in its authentic condition, just as it was when it was new on the showroom floor. Not all body shops are equipped to handle a true restoration.

What is Classic Car Restoration?

A classic car is defined by the Classic Car Club of America as a vehicle between 30 and 49 years, while one between 50 and 99 years is considered a pre-antique and cars 100 years and older, an antique. Not all older cars meet the definition of “classic car.” The crucial thing with classics is that they represented “fine or unusual motorcars” distinguished by “fine design, high engineering standards, and superior workmanship.” Often costly at the time, they often have other distinguishing characteristics, based on their engine displacement, custom coach work, and luxury accessories. Other car organizations have different criteria, while some states consider it a classic after 20 or 25 years for licensing purposes.

Read here the whole article Choosing a Body Shop for Classic Car Restoration


If the article above is still not enough to encourage you to take a step on restoration of you old car you must read this next article from Cars Direct.

Muscle Car Restoration: A Beginners Guide

ere are a lot of considerations when thinking about muscle car restoration. Probably the biggest thing on your mind is budget, and it should be. Restoring any car is an expensive venture, and an American muscle car restoration is no exception. There are many American muscle cars on the used car market, but the condition of those cars is anyone’s guess. The degree of restoration needed on any one can range from one end of the spectrum to another, and so the expense of the restoration will also vary. However, it is possible to restore a car on a budget, and here you will find some tips to do it at the cheapest price possible.

You can read here the full article about the vintage car restoration just click the link. Muscle Car Restoration: A Beginner’s Guide


I hope these articles will help you somehow in fixing your vintage car or you can contact us for more information on restoring your old car.


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