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Rotisserie Restoration, Not Just for Chicken!

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Most when they hear rotisserie they automatically think of chicken! Well, there is a restoration called rotisserie as well. Car restoration is a tedious process, for sure, but there's nothing more rewarding than a Farm Boy Garage restoration ! We have years of experience in all restorations with classic muscle cars & trucks and can bring any junker back to its original glory. The passion for the car we once owned or the one a friend or family member had is what drives our desire to restore and keep those fond memories alive. There is a special feeling we get when we are in the presence of a cool ride that is in pristine condition. When we see an older model car that looks so good that it appears as new, it can only mean one thing...it has been totally restored by means of a rotisserie. “A rotisserie restoration is when we totally disassemble the car and the body is taken off the frame. The body and/or frame is then placed on a car rotisserie. After assembling the Weaver Ca
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JUST A LITTLE MUSCLE!! Farm Boy Garage is your American Muscle Car Restoration Specialist! As your one-stop shop in restoration we can take what looks like a heap of junk back to its original pristine classic condition. Dedicated to honoring the true beauty of a classic, Farm Boy Garage ensures you’ll love whatever project you bring to them to help restore. So dedicated to the American classics, the shop dog is named after one of our top muscle cars below. Can you figure out which classic it is?? 1964 Pontiac GTO While the first true American muscle car is debatable, fingers often point to the Pontiac GTO. Pontiac's performance car presented buyers with a big block V8 engine at an affordable price. Not only was the GTO affordable, but Pontiac successfully marketed it based on performance figures never before offered. 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 Even though the American muscle car era started in the 1960s, the 1970s are considered the peak of the muscle car period. One of th
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BRRRRR, BABY ITS COLD OUTSIDE! The classic vehicle driving clock is ticking away for most people across the country. Cold and dreary weather is upon most of us and shorter days keep us from spending too much time outside. Now is the time to prepare your classic vehicle for the winter weather and storage. It can be a sad time for many, but we are not saying goodbye, only saying till next year. Till then, we at Farm Boy Garage, your one stop shop for classic vehicle restoration, have a few tips for winter storage to preserve its condition.   WAX ON, WAX OFF ~ Wash, wax and polish that beauty up. Giving it a good detailing helps prevent corrosion and tarnish during the cold months. It also keeps grit and grime from scratching your car if you choose to cover it. Don’t forget the interior, vacuum, wipe down and make sure all materials are protected.   FILL THAT TANK ~ Fill your classic restorations tank with premium fuel and add a fuel stabilizer. The stabilizer will prevent evaporat
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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