Farm Boy Garage Vehicle Restoration Services

Owning a muscle car or classic truck probably gives you a sense of pride that goes beyond explanation. But if that classic ride isn't up to par, you may be a little embarrassed to break it out of storage. If that's the case, it's time to talk to a vehicle restoration expert. The guys at Farm Boy Garage have vast experience with restoring and repairing all makes and models of muscle cars and classic trucks. No project is too big or small – if you're in need of a full restoration for your classic ride, the skilled staff at Farm Boy Garage will get the job done right! Check out some of the services we offer:

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Tear Down
When a client brings their vehicle in for a full restoration that requires tear down, we disassemble and catalog every piece on vehicle to ensure that the vehicle is put back in its original condition and that all panels, trim, molding placements, etc fit properly. The body is pulled off the frame and the frame is restored. We'll …

Hit the Road for these Spring Vacation Trips

“I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.”  – Walt Whitman There's something liberating about jumping in your car and just hitting the road. Whether it's planned or you're just following wherever the roads may lead, it's simply good for the soul to make a road trip. If you're thinking about making a road trip this spring, Farm Boy Garage has a few great suggestions of places you should consider visiting!

Route 66, Illinois to California
If a true road trip is what you're looking for, then a Route 66 road trip is for you! Legendary Route 66 stretches from Chicago to Santa Monica, covering roughly 2,400 miles. While much of the highway has changed over time, historic stretches are filled with mom-and-pop shops, quirky attractions and budget-friendly motels. Points of interest along the historic route include Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas, El Morro National Monument in New Mexico and Wigwam Motel in San Bernardino, California.

New Orleans, L…

5 Historically (In)Famous Vehicles of All Time

“You are the author of your own destiny; write yourself into history books.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo We at Farm Boy Garage have a love for all things vehicle related. That extends to and includes history of (in)famous vehicles throughout history. You know what we're talking about... those stories you hear in history that grab your attention and keep you hanging on waiting for more. Some of those better known vehicles, we've all heard the stories about. We've seen the movies. We've read about them in history classes. Others, may not be as well known, but still hold so much importance in history. So, this week, we thought it'd be fun to share with you 5 historically (in)famous vehicles of all time! We're sure the first one will have you saying 'Aha! Yep, that's definitely infamous!'

Bonnie & Clyde’s 1934 Ford Model 730 Deluxe Sedan
Few outlaws in history have captured as much attention as Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrows, and few cars remain as famous …

Collector Worthy Car: Chevrolet Bel Air

Chevrolet has over the years continually produced top performing and some of the most highly regarded vehicles distributed. We at Farm Boy Garage are HUGE Chevy fans and feel that most of their products are worth the money. When looking back on some of the historical muscle cars that have made an impact in the history of Chevy, we're always reminded of one of our favorites: The Chevrolet Bel Air! This week, we're sharing with you a bit of info on these beauties and giving them the recognition they deserve!

Generation I
The Bel Air model debuted under the Chevrolet brand name in 1950 and was the height of the Chevy lineup. For the following 2-1/2 decades, this car would charm drivers everywhere. The model first came in under the Deluxe Styleline Bel Air nomenclature. It was in 1953 that Chevrolet renamed the top of the line Styleline series to Bel Air. The body style was now distinguishable by a wide chrome strip of molding that ran from the rear fender bulge to the rear bumper …

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Vehicle Restoration Specialist

If you've got a classic truck or muscle car sitting in your garage that's collecting dust, it's time to get it restored. But before you just go on Google and select the first restoration company you find, we strongly urge you to do your research! Auto body restoration for classic cars is a very specialized job, and not just anyone can complete such a large task. Here are a few things you need to know before making a final decision on your vehicle restoration specialist.

Choosing the Right Shop
No pressure, but the shop you choose will have a major impact on the outcome of your restoration. Finding just the right shop can be a daunting process. You certainly need to invest the time in finding the right one. A good way to narrow it all down is by investigation shop reputations. If a shop has a ton of great referrals, then it is usually safe to say they are capable.

Determining the Condition
There is really no way of knowing what kind of condition a vehicle is truly in or what …

Get Your Classic Car Ready for the Top Auctions of 2019!

If you're thinking of getting rid of that old classic that's been sitting in your garage for so long, you may want to consider auctioning it off! With the worth of so many gorgeous classic cars increasing each year, it's worth the time and money. If you're in need of a one-stop-shop that can fully restore your vehicle and make it showcase ready for the auction, look no further than Farm Boy Garage!

Barrett-Jackson and Mecum Auctions have taken charge in the automotive industry and have become the leading auctioneers for collector cars. If you're going to sell your car, these two companies are the ones you want to get in good with! Take a look at the upcoming 2019 collector car auctions both companies are hosting.

Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions
For the last 47 years, enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to the Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the yea…

Choosing the Make and Model for Your Next Project Car

If you've been considering buying a project car, a quick and hasty purchase without proper research is not advisable. Choosing the right make and model is an important part of the selection process, and could ultimately determine the successful completion of your project. To help you make the right choice for your next project car, Farm Boy Garage suggests asking yourself these questions first.

What Do You Really Want?
We all have that dream car that we fantasize being behind the wheel of one day. What's yours? Why did you choose that particular vehicle? Is what you want realistically attainable? Some dream cars are practical, some are not. Dreams don’t have to be practical, but in the real world, there are sometimes certain limitations that force us to ratchet down our expectations. These restrictions usually manifest themselves in the form of monetary restraints or extreme lack of availability of the item desired. By answering this fundamental question honestly, this can give…