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Now Is The Time For You To Know The Truth About the Best Event Space In Iowa

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While our passion is restoring muscle cars and classic trucks at our restoration garage, we also have the perfect place to host events. Looking for the perfect event space sometimes takes a lot of time and effort. Look no further we have the perfect venue to host your next get together. Check out all the amazing features that Farm Boy Garage’s event space has to offer.

Best Party Space in Iowa
With 6 acres of land to explore and 8000 square feet of space to plan your next social gathering, the possibilities are endless. Whether you are planning a holiday party, employee appreciation event, wedding, birthday party, bachelor/bachelorette party, or any other type of event Farm Boy Garage has the perfect set up for a great day or evening. The staff at Farm Boy Garage will help coordinate and plan the entire event. If you are a muscle car lover we can even discuss the use of one of our amazing cars. Imagine your bachelor party with a muscle car as the main photo prop. Your Facebook feed w…

2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Information

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At Farm Boy Garage, restoring muscle cars classic truck to their original beauty is our passion. We restore classic cars, muscle cars, and classic trucks for collectors and classic car enthusiasts from around the world. In this week’s blog, we will give you all the information about the 2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals will be held in Rosemont, IL. 

The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals ...."The Center of the Muscle Car Universe" The Eleventh Annual Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals show, the world’s largest all indoor specialty event devoted to muscle cars and Corvettes will take place Saturday, November 23, and Sunday, November 24, 2019, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9:00 am - 8:00pm (CST) Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 9:00 am - 5:00pm (CST)
The show will feature over 550 of the world’s rarest and most desirable muscle cars and Corvettes. The interactive show and exhibit will give car collectors, ent…

5 Classic Cars Built by Chevy

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There are so many classic cars that we love at Farm Boy Garage! Many times you can find a junker that looks like there is no life in it until you see through the rust and realize that car could be the car you have been dreaming about since you were little. In this week’s blog, we will highlight 5 classic cars built by Chevy.




1968 Chevy Nova The 1968 Chevy completely redesigned the Chevy Nova. You will notice an extensive difference in the body style that had a longer wheelbase than the earlier models. This model had the same front clip as the Camaro, which meant the big-block engine would now fit in the Nova. When the 68 model was announced, it had 15 powertrain choices available. A few of the big choices were power brakes, power steering, air conditioning, shoulder belts in the rear seating, and head restraints. This model had great performance and costs a lot less than the Chevy Camaro.
1969 Chevy ZL-1 Camaro The ZL-1 Camaro was the rarest and most powerful Camaro in the ’60s. There w…

Reviews You Can Count On

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Reviews are a great way to hear how your customers feel about your business and your services.At Farm Boy Garage, we love to hear from our customers and see photos of them enjoying the car or truck that means so much to them.Occasionally we will even get a review about who we are as people and not just our business. In this week’s blog, we will highlight some of our favorite reviews.

REVIEWS
“I have been to the shop numerous times. I have seen the work of these professionals. You will not find a better shop to have lovingly and professionally restored. All the finest details included.” P Wilson
“I was golfing out in Norwalk right before a big storm was about to hit, thought I had some time to be able to walk back to the clubhouse and get to my car before the rain got here. Turned out I was very wrong and as I started to head back I knew I was about to get soaked any minute and still had probably 3 miles to go before I got to my car.. Ran into Bryan on his cart and he kindly offered to giv…

Haunted Houses You Don't Want to Miss in Des Moines

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It’s October already and that can only mean one thing, the Haunted Houses are open for business. Aren’t you ready to scream at the top of your lungs in fear there is something around the corner about to jump out and get you? There are several haunted houses in the Des Moines area that you won’t want to miss. In this week’s blog, we will showcase two haunted attractions that will definitely want to check out before Halloween. 

The Slaughterhouse Haunted House
The reviews from The Slaughterhouse are amazing. The Bigg’s family opens its rendering facility for tours every Halloween season, the rest of the year, they process meat. The history behind the haunted house is very interesting there is even a book about it. There is a ride inside the house called the Loading Bay, where you will be seated on a manually operated cart that wheels you into the furnace area, where the fire is hot and ready. 
Location: 97 Indiana Ave. Des Moines, IA 
Schedule: Last night open this season will be October 26…

Finding the Muscle Car Treasures

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Farm Boy Garage loves working with customers to find treasures.  These are documented factory original or documented 50/70 year old rods. If you are looking for a muscle car to have restored, Farm Boy Garage is the place to go.  Below is a list of some of the rare treasures we have come upon that Farm Boy Garage will restore to their modified glory.

Factory Original or Documented 50-70 yr. Old Rods1967 SS Chevelle with 4 speed disc brakes ●1965 Cutlass Special Order with Protecto plate Ultra High Performance 3 l5 horse A/C ●1966 Mercury Cyclone 390 4 speed ●1969 442 with w30 4 speed package ●1969 442 plum no drivetrain ●1961 Impala rusty with 1961 Tri Power 348 280 horse stick motor ●1949-1951 Mercury We have 10 9 2 door sedans; 1 convertible ●1948 Diamond T one ton all original no title duals van body ●1959 Edsel Convertible Corsair Black 3 speed manual ●1969 Cutlass from Montana with some parts to Clone a Hurst Olds ●1956 Bel Air 2 dr HT V8 body off under way blue white ●1957 Mark II Lincoln

Must Attend Car Shows this Weekend

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Are you looking for family fun activities this weekend?Well, take it from the pros at Farm Boy Garage, car shows are a great family tradition to start.The first weekend in October won’t disappoint with several shows across the state of Iowa.Learn about the many car shows to attend, in this week’s blog.

Relay for Life Warren County Car Show Saturday, October 5 from 2 pm – 5 pm there is a fundraiser event at the Indianola Middle school in Indianola, IA.There is a $10 entry fee for the show.There will be prizes for the top 5 in classes. The proceeds from the show go to the American Cancer Society. There will be a survivor lap at 4:30 along with live music, concession stand, silent auction, pie auction, and lighting of the luminaries, with a ceremony to remember and honor cancer warriors. Classes: Best in ShowBest ClassicBest ImportBest DomesticPeople’s ChoiceQ.C. Gearheads Buffalo Pumpkin Patch Car Show Sunday, October 6 from 11 am – 2 pm at Buffalo Pumpkin Farms and Events in Buffalo, IA jo…