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Reasons Why Knowing Your Antique Car’s Past is SO Important

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If you are thinking about using that tax refund money to buy an antique car, this is the blog for you! When you start the classic car buying process, you need to go into it with your eyes OPEN. This means fully understand what you are investing in. One of the best ways to do that is to understand a classic car's history BEFORE buying it. Was it involved in an accident? Was there ever any flooding damage? Who owned this car before you? This information MATTERS when you invest in a classic car. You need to know if it's worth investing in and if there's any chance you can increase the value of it. On that note, keep reading this week's blog for a few reasons why knowing your antique car's past is SO important. To get your classic car restored by an EXPERIENCED professional, contact Farm Boy Garage today! We can be reached at 515-528-8904. You can also learn more about us by visiting our website at www.FarmBoyGarage.com.



KNOW EXACTLY HOW MUCH DAMAGE THIS CLASSIC CAR HAS…

Important Questions To Ask Your Classic Car Restoration Shop

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Have you ever hired someone to restore a classic car you purchased before? It can be a lot of work and if done correctly, your classic car could end up INCREASING in value. You need to be sure that you're choosing the RIGHT classic car restoration shop to trust this important job too though. Keep reading this week's blog for a few IMPORTANT questions to ask your classic car restoration shop. Farm Boy Garage - Bring in a junker and leave with a classic!


What will it cost to restore my classic car?

You never want to go into this process blindly. You need to have an idea of what getting your classic car restored will cost before you commit to such an investment. Here at Farm Boy Garage, our solution to this problem is to assist our clients in making sure the restoration process is stress-free, fun, and cost-effective. If you have a classic car that you would like us to take a look at, please bring it by and we can give you an estimate before you commit to anything.

Can you restore …

How To Increase The Value of Your Classic Car

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Are you a major classic car enthusiast? If so, this is the blog for you! Typically, when you invest in a classic car, you do so with the goal of having it restored to its former glory. Whether you plan to sell the car or keep it for yourself to admire and enter into classic cars, increasing the value of the classic car is always a good thing. Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few tips on how to increase the value of your classic car in this week's blog. Need help restoring your classic car? Call Farm Boy Garage today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. Bring in a junker and leave with a classic!


How To Increase The Value of Your Classic Car
Take proper care of your classic car.
Store it in a safe, dry place. Leaving it outside in the sun can cause rust and unnecessary damage to your classic car.

Make sure you have regular maintenance performed.
Just because you're not driving your classic car on a regular basis, doesn't mean it won't need basic maint…

Old Hot Rods Farm Boy Garage Has Restored in the Past

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It can be really exciting to think about the possibilities when it comes to classic car restoration! The thought of returning a muscle car TREASURE to its former glory just brings a smile to your face. That being said, if you have come across a rare, classic car that could use some work, Farm Boy Garage is here for you! We specialize in Custom upholstery, Tear down, Sandblasting, Full custom interior, Off frame, Motor build, Mechanical, and Electrical. Give us a call today at 515-528-8904 if that's something you are interested in. In the meantime, keep reading this week's blog for a list of some of the rare muscle car treasures we've come across in the past and have had the pleasure of restoring.


Factory Original or Documented 50-70 yr Old Rods
1967 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 Impal…

Farm Boy Garage FAQs

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Our classic car restoration shop has had the pleasure of assisting many clients over the years with their classic car restoration needs. We make your muscle car dreams a reality and specializes in restoring your rare finds to there former glory! Over the years, we here at Farm Boy Garage have received a few frequently asked questions. Keep reading this week's blog for our answers to those questions. Also, if you have a question that we don't cover here, please give us a call. We can be reached at 515-528-8904.

Question: How did Farm Boy Garage get started?

Answer: Farm Boy Garage went from a young boy’s dream to a grown man’s reality when Bryan Kratzer broke ground in 2015 to designing and building a one of a kind classic muscle car restoration garage. Bryan Kratzer, owner-operator of Farm Boy Garage, is a born and raised Iowa farm boy. He was taught to work hard, be honest, and self-reliant. His word is his bond. At Farm Boy Garage, our muscle car restoration and classic truck…

Car Show Tips for After COVID-19

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Who's ready to get back to normal? We're thinking the chances are just about all of you are ready for that. On that note, this classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few car show tips for when the COVID-19 pandemic is over and events are back on. It can be really nice to think about the future and all of the positivity fun car shows can bring classic car enthusiasts such as yourself, instead of worrying about the tough times we're all going through right now. Keep reading this week's blog for a few car show participation tips for after COVID-19. To get your classic car restored by only the best, call Farm Boy Garage today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904.


Make your classic car shine!
You have liked invested some money into your classic car, so when it comes time to enter it into some car shows, show it off, the right way! Be sure to bring some window cleaner and rags to wipe it down throughout the day so that it doesn't look dusty or dirty when your fe…

Need To Reschedule Your Event For Later In The Year? Choose Farm Boy Garage For Your Event Space!

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With the COVID-19 pandemic in full effect, MANY events have been canceled. With that in mind, Farm Boy Garage is here to make sure you know that we have a fantastic event venue in Des Moines, IA that may be your solution when looking for the right place to reschedule your event at when the time comes. You should know that we have a large stage outside that is equipped to hold bands or DJs. When we are able to, we host a great variety of different types of events. Keep reading this week's blog to learn more about the different types of events Farm Boy Garage can host. Have any questions? Please feel free to give us a call today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904.


LARGE FAMILY REUNIONS
There's nothing quite like the joy you can feel when getting together with your ENTIRE family for some much-needed reunion time. Farm Boy Garage has the space for your very large family to host the BEST family reunion ever! We also have a large stage for your convenience. So if your family enjoys f…