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3 Reasons The Chevy Nova is a Collector Worthy Car

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 Are you a local car enthusiast near Des Moines, IA? Do you LOVE classic cars but live outside our state? Either way, this is the blog for you! Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you not 1, not 2, BUT 3 reasons the Chevy Nova is very much a COLLECTOR WORTHY classic car , in this week's blog. If you've got a junker you need turned into a classic car or truck, you know who to call. Farm Boy Garage is here for you! We can be reached at 515-528-8904. 3 Reasons The Chevy Nova is a Collector Worthy Car 1. THE CHEVY NOVA HAS A RICH HISTORY. The original Chevy II offered a pair of engines, including the 2.5-liter inline-four and the 3.2-liter straight-six engine. As a result of declining sales following the release of the 1964 Chevelle, V8 engines were eventually added to the line, including the fuel-injected version typically found in the Chevy Corvette. During the first 4 years after its debut, updates included a restyled exterior design, a revamped dashboard, and the

Summer Upkeep Tips for Your Classic Car

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Summer 2021 officially starts on June 20th! Who's excited about this? Our classic car restoration shop sure is. With each season change, it may prompt different habits you should get into when it comes to preparing your classic car. Farm Boy Garage is here to give you a few summer upkeep tips for your classic car or truck in this week's blog. If you have any questions or are needing some professional classic car restoration work done, please give us a call. We can be reached at 515-528-8904.  Summer Upkeep Tips for Your Classic Car Here are a few things you may want to do BEFORE taking your classic car out this summer.  Check out the interior. Take a look inside your car and check out the windshield. Your classic car has probably been sitting for a long time. Make sure the windshield didn't get damaged somehow over all that time. Check for cracks and leaks. Turn the air conditioner on while you're in there and check to make sure that still works properly. Check out th

The Iowa State Fair 2021 is Coming Up Soon!

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Have you heard? The Iowa State Fair 2021 is coming up soon! This is such an incredible event that you should attend if you haven't had the opportunity to in previous years - SO fun. Farm Boy Garage has been a proud Iowa business since 2015. We are thrilled to be a part of this community and hope that everyone can get out and support it by going to local events like this. That being said, keep reading this week's blog for all the need-to-know details regarding this event. While you're in Iowa enjoying this event, stop by our classic car restoration shop in Des Moines ! Check out where the JUNKERS are turned into CLASSICS on a daily basis! If you or someone you know is looking to have a classic car restored to its former glory, please call Farm Boy Garage for a free quote today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. The Iowa State Fair 2021 is Coming Up Soon! Source:  www.iowastatefair.org Event Name: Iowa State Fair 2021 Event Dates: August 12-22, 2021 Event Details: The inte

How To Insure Your Classic Car Properly

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If you are thinking of buying a classic car soon, have you thought about how you will insure the car? Whether you plan to drive this car or not, it will still need car insurance. Classic cars or Antique cars , as some people refer to them, may require a special type of insurance policy. Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few tips for finding the right insurance company to insure your classic car. Remember, if you've got a junker you want to be turned into a CLASSIC, give us a call. Farm Boy Garage can be reached at 515-528-8904. How To Insure Your Classic Car Properly MAKE SURE YOU ASK YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY ABOUT THE COVERAGE AMOUNT THEY CAN PROVIDE. When it comes to classic car coverage, it may not be as easy as covering a modern car. Make sure the company offers all the coverage you need and want. They should offer roadside service with special transportation options for your classic, coverage for spare parts and specialty tools, or protection as your vehi

Why You Should NOT Restore Your Classic Car Yourself

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You've FINALLY found that rare classic car you've been searching for, for years! Now what? What are your plans for it? Are you hoping to restore it to its former glory and enter it into car shows? Do you want to make this a vehicle you drive around from time to time for fun? Whatever your plans may be, it's very likely that the car is in need of some repairs. Whether there is some rust damage or it's in need of engine repair, these are major jobs that can require a lot of work. If you don't have the experience, time, and proper tools needed for a job like this, it's best to just hire a professional that specializes in this line of work to restore it for you! Save yourself the hassle and call Farm Boy Garage today! We can be reached at 515-528-8904. In the meantime, keep reading this week's blog for a few more reasons to NOT restore your classic car yourself. Why You Should NOT Restore Your Classic Car Yourself EXPERIENCE MATTERS WHEN IT COMES TO REPAIRING

Top Priorities To Keep In Mind When Having Your Classic Car Restored

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If you're thinking of buying your DREAM classic car this year, that is AWESOME! Many do this because: The car has sentimental value due to an older loved one has had the same type of car in the past. They enjoy working on classic cars as a hobby. They enjoy entering car shows. Whatever your reason may be, if you don't have the time and expertise it really takes to restore a classic car to its former glory, we encourage you to contact an experienced classic car restoration shop . Doing so will likely save you a TON of money and stress. In the meantime, keep reading this week's blog for a few top priorities to keep in mind when having your classic car restored. Top Priorities To Keep In Mind When Having Your Classic Car Restored KEEP YOUR MAIN GOAL IN MIND FROM START TO FINISH. Before buying your next classic car, it's really important to think about what your goals are and what you plan to do with it once you get it. What do you want from this automobile when the projec

2021: Upcoming Car Shows in Iowa

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Who's ready for a truly good car show? If you miss that awesome feeling you get, when you get to check out some of the rarest classic cars with your family and friends, this is the blog for you! Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you the need-to-know details about some of the upcoming car shows in Iowa, in this week's blog. Don't forget, Farm Boy Garage is hosting a Truck Show right here, Saturday, July 3rd from 10 am-whenever. We hope to see you there! Upcoming Car Shows in Iowa Source:  https://www.oldride.com/events BRVF Garage Art Car Show Event Dates: May 30, 2021 - May 30, 2021 Location: Boone, Iowa McHose Park Main Shelter Event Details: Judged Show Registration 9-noon $20.00 Trophy presentation at 3:30 Dash Plaques Door Prizes Goody Bags Silent Auction Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity All Ford Car Show Event Dates: June 6, 2021 - June 6, 2021 Location: Valley Junction West Des Moines, Iowa Event Details: All Ford Car Show by the Mustang Club of Centr