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Things to Consider When Purchasing a Classic Car

by Jose Chavez

Buying that first classic car is not just a purchase; it is an experience. Right from the beginning, you know that you are getting involved in something special, but you should also remember that you are getting involved with something that can become expensive as well. Instead of being intimidated by the potential costs, you […]

Different Types of Headliner Fabric for Classic Cars

by Jose Chavez

The headliner of a car is basically the ceiling of the cabin. When you look up, you are looking directly at the headliner. As cars have evolved over the years, so did the headliner. The headliner is used to provide insulation from sound, protect the wires that run across the ceiling of the car, and […]

Getting Your Classic Car to Look It’s Best

by Jose Chavez

Even if you never drive your classic car, the elements can sometimes cause imperfections that will need to be taken care of quickly. If you do drive your classic car, then wear and tear is inevitable and a part of getting the most out of your vehicle. When your vintage vehicle starts to show signs […]

Finding the Right Upholstery Shop for Your Classic Car or Boat

by Jose Chavez

Upholstery is a part of a classic car or boat that usually needs attention every few years. If you drive your classic car around town a lot, then you will eventually wear the material down to where it needs to be replaced. The water and salt in the air can have a negative effect on […]

What to Look for in an Automotive Cleaner

by Jose Chavez

Cleaning a classic car is a bit different than cleaning a newer model. Classic cars have older interior and exterior elements, which means they require a gentle touch and the right supplies to get the job done. Everything from the cleaning supplies you choose to the way you clean your classic car matters, if you […]

Color With Character: Best Colors for a Classic Car

by Jose Chavez

Owning and restoring a classic vehicle is a hobby that demands visual results. You want to get the car into working order, but part of the enjoyment is to bring back the look of a particular decade. The easiest way to catch an eye is with a top-notch paint job. There are three available routes […]

Restorations on a Budget: Restoring Your Classic Car for Less Money

by Jose Chavez

The idea of restoring a classic car is attractive to many car owners, but most owners aren’t fully aware of a restoration’s budget needs. Some may have the idea that a good restoration needs to be a costly undertaking, but this is rarely the case if you know where to look. Working with a professional […]

How Long Can I Drive with a Cracked Window?

by Jose Chavez
windshield replacement

An errant bird or flying rock nicks your windshield and suddenly there’s a chip or a crack. It can happen in the blink of an eye, and there was nothing you could’ve done to prevent it. The damage is done, but it doesn’t look too bad, or does it? For driver and passenger safety, it’s […]

Bond with Your Teen through Classic Car Restoration

by Jose Chavez

When sophomore year begins, most teens have one goal in mind – getting a driver’s license. Learning to drive represents increased responsibility and freedom for teens, so it’s crucial that parents make purchasing and driving their first car a unique experience. If you cannot afford to buy your teen a new car, if you have […]

The Proper Steps to Take When Restoring Your Classic Car

by Jose Chavez

The dream of many automotive aficionados is to buy and restore a classic car. The project will likely be pricey. Make sure you are buying within your budget and set aside dreams of making a quick fix. Car restoration may take a year or more. If you are able to find a running vehicle in […]