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IS A CLASSIC CAR CLUB FOR YOU? You have spent tireless hours searching for your dream car, then restored it to its original glory with Farm Boy Garage . Now you are ready to take it for a drive along the country side to feel the power and enjoy the fruition of your journey. Smile on your face, proud moment of all you have accomplished in obtaining your dream. Then you wonder, are there others out there like me, a club or group you could join to share your experience and learn about others. The answer is yes! But like with anything, you have to find the club or group that fits you best. Lets explore the world of classic car clubs. HOW DO I FIND A CAR CLUB Working with Farm Boy Garage, the knowledgeable staff can offer some suggestions on a car club that would fit best with you specific passion in classic cars. Simple searches on the web or social media will also render many options. Another option would be to visit , ClassicCars.com – Journal, which offers a list of most car clubs
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DREAMING OF A CLASSIC CAR What makes Farm Boy Garage even better? Not only can we restore your American classic , but we can help you find it! Finding that classic car you have been dreaming about or eyeballing since you were a kid can be the hardest step in making your ownership of an American Classic a reality. Well, Farm Boy Garage, with our many connections in the restoration community, are here to help you find the car of your dreams. THE FIRST STEP You would think that finding your dream classic car would be the first step, but it is not. Before starting the search you first need to make sure you have funds available to purchase the car. Many times there is not much time to decide if you want to pull the trigger on the purchase. Having funds quickly available ensures your bid is taken seriously. THE SECOND STEP Hop on over to Farm Boy Garage website and complete the Muscle Car Finder. The more details you can provide the easier it will be for our team to narrow down the search.
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WHY FARM BOY GARAGE One-stop shop is Farm Boy Garage’s motto. When your classic vehicle comes into the garage, it never leaves until we have completed the project and you are satisfied. Our dedicated team are car enthusiasts at heart and exceptionally skilled in their trade. Bring your classic car to our garage in any condition and we can turn it into eye candy. By selecting Farm Boy Garage as yo ur muscle car restoration shop in the Midwes t you not only get high-quality people restoring your vehicle you also gain a small group of people who believe in the same things as Bryan. You come to the shop for the first time a friend, but you leave part of the Farm Boy Garage family ! Owner, Bryan Kratzer A small town farm boy from Seymour, Iowa, Bryan believes life is all about having great friends/family, staying positive, working hard, and having a good time all the while making dreams come true. At an early age, Bryan developed a passion for nice cars that not only look good but go fast

Ways to Enjoy your Classic Car this Fall

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Fall is definitely upon us and we are excited! Leaves changing colors, cooler nights, fewer bugs, nicer weather for car washing... there's just something undeniably awesome about the fall season. While some people might get bummed by the summer months coming to an end, we know that this just means a fresh opportunity for car enthusiasts to enjoy their cars in a new season. Here are some ways you can enjoy your classic car this fall.  Attend Car Shows Fall tends to be peak season for festivals and car shows. This is prime time for showing off your show-stopper! Not only do these fall car shows offer an opportunity to show your beauty off, but you get to check out so many other classic rides that other people have put hard work into. And trust us, there's nothing better than making new friends over the common topic of classic cars! Participate in Trunk or Treat Events Halloween is just around the corner. What better way to spend your weekends than by participating in a Trunk or T

Host your Next Event at Farm Boy Garage!

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Our passion may be restoring muscle cars and classic trucks , but we also have an awesome space to host events! If you are tired of the same old event venues and community centers, and are looking for a unique place to host your next get-together or event, then look no further! Check out all of the incredible features that Farm Boy Garage’s event space has to offer! Best Event Space in Iowa We have 6 acres of land and 8000 square feet of space to rent out for your next social event/party. Farm Boy Garage will help in the coordination and planning of the entire event. We can even discuss the use of one of our gorgeous muscle cars or shuttle bus! We provide accommodations including a bedroom, bathrooms, laundry facilities, a 3000 sq. ft. outdoor patio, and a 2100 sq. ft. bar and lounge area. Our facilities offer enough space to accommodate large groups and we even have room for live music to be set up if that's something you're interested in having at your event. What's ev

The Best Corvettes Ever Built!

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We love all things GM... especially Corvettes! I mean, who wouldn’t? The Chevrolet Corvette has been around since 1953 and there are some great models that many people are after. Overtime, the Corvette has become one of the most famous cars ever manufactured in the United States. “America’s Sports Car” has stood the test of time and made a huge impact in the world of muscle cars. So, this week at Farm Boy Garage , we are rolling out our list of some of the greatest Corvettes ever built! Check it out: 1967 Corvette Sting Ray L88 Winner of the 1967 NHRA A/Sports Nationals at Indianapolis, the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray L88 represented the final evolution of the original vision of the Corvette: small and luxurious, but lethal on the tracks. The drivetrain is where this car really starts to become its own hero versus the smaller-engine versions that are far more common. One of only 20 road-going versions produced, this 427-cubic-inch, big block V8 was quoted at the time as producing 430 hors

Do you Prefer Restoring your Classic or Building a Restomod?

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If you are bringing a classic back to its former glory , there are essentially two choices. You can have the car restored to its original factory design and specs or you can customize the car to your desires. Both sides have valid points when it comes to choosing one over the other, and before you can make that decision, you must know the difference between the two. Farm Boy Garage will explain the differences between restoration and restomod . With this information, you can decide on what to do with your classic or muscle car. Restoration Most people will understand the concept of restoration. You are simply bringing a classic or muscle car back to its original state, just like when it came off the showroom floor. In a restoration project, you will want to use factory OEM parts as much as possible, keeping it as original as possible. When finished, the car will look original, just like the car has been preserved. Restomod What is a restomod? This concept is simply a mashup of restora