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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

The JOYS Of Going To A Classic Car Show

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Woohoo! Just think of all the upcoming classic car shows this year. Going to an awesome classic car show with your friends and family can just be good for the soul! If you've never been to one, our classic car restoration shop HIGHLY recommends you attend one when you can, they can be SO fun. In fact, Farm Boy Garage is hosting a classic car and truck show VERY soon! Keep reading this week's blog to learn about a few JOYS you can experience for yourself if you attend a classic car show AND to learn the important details about our upcoming car and truck show. If you've got a JUNKER that you want turned into a CLASSIC, call Farm Boy Garage today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. The JOYS Of Going To A Classic Car Show Fun with Family and Friends Just think of all the unforgettable memories you could be making with your loved ones at a car show! If you have a passion for classic cars and trucks and you truly want to share that with those who mean the most to you, taking t

Restomods – What Are They & What Can Farm Boy Garage Do For You Here?

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Restomods - This is when someone wants a classic car restored but with modern conveniences. Many classic car enthusiasts seek to do this sort of thing. If this sounds like something you're interested, give our classic car restoration shop a call. Farm Boy Garage can be reached at 515-528-8904. We'd be happy to restore your classic car to your exact modification requests. That being said, let's talk about some of the restomod options we've helped clients with in the past, in this week's blog.  Restomods – What Are They & What Can Farm Boy Garage Do For You Here? We have had many clients that want to upgrade to modern disc brake systems with slotted and drilled brake rotors that stop better and look better. We also have requests to upgrade old style suspensions to modern tubular style suspensions that add rack and pinion steering to get away from the old floating steering. In addition to that, we also get requests to upgrade engines from the original engine to

Why Are Classic Cars Worth Buying?

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Have you ever thought about buying a classic car? It's not the purchase for everyone but for some, it's a DREAM. To a classic car enthusiast , what makes a classic car worth buying? Let's explore that together in this week's blog. If you just found your DREAM classic car and would like it restored to its former glory, call Farm Boy Garage today. Here, your classic car does not leave the garage until the complete restoration job is finished! We can be reached at 515-528-8904. Why Are Classic Cars Worth Buying? SENTIMENTAL VALUE Classic cars are rapidly becoming less popular with new generations that just don't have the same love for them as previous generations have. However, many of the grand fathers, uncles, and dads....are still passing down the love for the classics, hotrods, and muscle cars of the past to some of the younger generations.  Classic cars, muscle cars, and old hot rods are very much worth buying, working on together with family, or restoring in me

Spring Classic Car Care Tips

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It's spring time! This is such a beautiful season, isn't it? This can be a great season to take your classic car out for a nice drive! The weather can be perfect this time of year. On that note, our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few spring classic car care tips, in this week's blog. If you are looking to have your classic car restored FULLY by an experienced team that knows what they're doing, please call Farm Boy Garage today. Call 515-528-8904 today! Spring Classic Car Care Tips TAKE IT OUT FOR A SPIN. Most guys want to lock their cars up and keep them safe, but where’s the fun in that? Get out and drive the thing and put the car through its paces. Cars will incur more damage by sitting still. When a car just sits, seals and rubber components dry up and then things start to leak. It doesn’t have to be a long trip, just enough to get it up to temperature. This will also dry out any dampness and condensation. Also, driving your classic frequently

What Are Your Classic Car Restoration Goals?

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What is your DREAM classic car ? Whatever is may be, the better question is, what are goals for it? This is a question every classic car buyer should ask themselves. This will help you determine if its worth your purchase or not. On that note, our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few things to consider when buying your classic car, in this week's blog. If you are having trouble finding the classic car of your dreams out there, give us a call! Farm Boy Garage can be reached at 515-528-8904. We will locate it, bring it here, and restore it to your specifications. Photo Credit: Fun Lake MO Possible Classic Car Restoration Goals Keep in mind that different levels of work can go into restoring a classic car or truck, depending on what you plan to do with your car or truck. Do You See Yourself... Entering This Classic Car Into Car Shows? Classic car shows can be such a great experience for a new classic car owner BUT it's important that you realize the level of wo