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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Classic Car Restoration

If you’re a frequent visitor to our blog (welcome back!), then you know that we like focusing on solutions in here. After all, classic car restoration is exciting, fun and incredibly rewarding. Besides, we figure that you probably get enough bad news from TV, other websites, and maybe even your next-door-neighbor who won’t stop talking […]

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Joy and Success

7 Tips for Car Restoration Joy and Success

Let’s start with this: adding “joy” in the title of this article isn’t us being wordy — because your primary motivation for joining the (incredibly friendly and generous) car restoration community should be to have fun and feel great. In other words: don’t do this as an investment that will generate ROI in the future. […]

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Car Restoration vs. Refurbishment

Car Restoration vs. Refurbishment

One of the most important — and also among the most misunderstood — distinctions in the automotive restoration world is the difference between car restoration vs. refurbishment. Unfortunately, this confusion is made worse by some sellers and dealers who either use these words interchangeably, or make outright false statements intended to deceive unsuspecting buyers. What […]

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Concours Restoration

Unravelling the Mystery Behind the Term “Concours Restoration”

In your virtual journey around the web learning about car restoration options and approaches – especially if you are planning to buy one from a collector, dealer or at auction — you have likely come across (or soon will) the term “concours restoration.” And you are likely confused as to just what the heck it […]

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