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The Best Places to Buy Classic Cars

by Jose Chavez

For many classic car enthusiasts, finding the perfect car is the same as going on a treasure hunt. In most cases, the car you want is not readily available in a dealer’s lot in your neighborhood. It takes a lot of searching and patience to find the perfect classic car, and to get started you […]

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 […]

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 […]

Classic Car Spotlight: 1950’s Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing

by Jose Chavez

Anyone who is a fan of movies or cars from the 1950s is going to recognize the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Its sleek design and silver color make it hard to miss, but its iconic gullwing doors make this car one for the ages. The 3.0-liter, six-cylinder engine were the epitome of power in the 1950s, and […]

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 […]

Cloth or Leather: Determining the Best Upholstery for Your Classic Car

by Jose Chavez

A classic car should do more than look great on the outside; a well-constructed interior is just as important to the restoration process. But what kind of interior will best fit your classic car? There are a few factors you should consider. Budget Since the interior is sometimes the last part of the car to […]

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 […]

Considerations When Restoring a Classic Car

by Jose Chavez
classic car being restored

The joy of owning a fully restored classic car is immeasurable. For many people, especially those who have a healthy appreciation for classic automobiles, the process of restoring the car is just as exciting. Before taking the first step on a restoration journey one must consider the implications of the endeavor. It requires an eye […]

Most Challenging Aspects of Car Restoration

by Jose Chavez

When undertaking a restoration, there are many challenges to keep any car enthusiast engaged and excited about his or her project. However, some aspects of automobile restoration are more difficult than others, either because of their complexity or because of the scale and price of the project. Below are a few of the more difficult […]