The “WHY” Behind Buying a Classic Car

Have you ever seen an older car traveling down the road and wondered, "Why am I not driving something like that?" Classic carsare admired by many people but some may - wonder why buy an older car? It's not like it's being used as their primary source of transportation right? Our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few reasons why some people may buy classic cars. For help keep your classic car st its best, you should give us a call. Farm Boy Garage specializes in restoring classic cars, muscle cars, and classic trucks for collectors and classic car enthusiasts from around the world. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. You can also learn more about our services by visiting our website at

To make a valuable investment.
There are many people across the world interested in classic cars and if you find the right one and have it restored to its former glory, there may be someone out there willing to pay a ton of money for it. Even if you…

What To Look for in a Classic Car

Your dream classic car...this is your special project, your time away from work, your masterpiece! Have you been searching for years for that perfect classic car? Even if you haven't been searching for years, if you are in the market for a classic car, this is the blog for you! Keep reading this week's blog to learn what to look for in a classic car and for a few tips regarding the buying process. Farm Boy Garage is here for you! A classic car can be a REAL investment, so you should go into knowing what the best attributes are to look for when searching. For help with this important process, call our classic car restoration shop today at 515-528-8904.

 What To Look for in a Classic Car
Avoid too much rust damage.
While some rust damage isn't a big deal and can be fixed, use your best judgment when deciding how much you want to invest in a vehicle that is COVERED in rust. We're an experienced car restoration shop and we can tell you that rust can be fixed to an extent ty…

5 Tips for Keeping Your Muscle Car at Its BEST!

Your muscle car is your PRIZED possession. No one is going to tell you otherwise, right? Take the proper steps for keeping your prized possession at its best! The best car restoration shop is here to give you a few tips for keeping your muscle car in its best possible condition in this week's blog. Need some help from our experienced car restoration shop? Call Farm Boy Garage today at 515-528-8904.

 5 Tips for Keeping Your Muscle Car at Its BEST!
1. Have your muscle car serviced on a REGULAR basis.

Nothing will destroy a motor quicker than old or low oil levels. It should be the number one priority to check and change regularly. The cooling system should be flushed out at least once a year. The transmission fluid and differential oil should be checked. 
Remember, classics could really be serviced a little more regularly than newer vehicles.

2. Protect your muscle car from the elements!

When you're not driving it, you should always have your classic ride covered or parked in a garag…

5 Tips for the Perfect Burnout

Muscle cars and burnouts go hand in hand. At the best muscle car restoration garage, we will build your car to your specifications. Whether you are looking for a classic to cruise around in on summer nights or you are looking to enter the next burnout competition, we will restore your dream car exactly how you want it. In this week’s blog, we will highlight a few tips on how to complete the perfect burnout. 

At Farm Boy Garage, our muscle car restoration and classic truck restoration is done on-site. Farm Boy is a one-stop shop, your classic car does not leave the garage until the complete restoration job finished. Bring in a junker and leave with a classic! We restore classic cars, muscle cars, and classic trucks for collectors and classic car enthusiasts from around the world.

When you are attempting a burnout, the goal is to spin your tires at a high speed, drop the clutch, and watch the smoke pillar. Most people just think the burnout is really cool when hanging out with friends, …

Car Show Fever Setting In? Don't Miss These Shows in February.

Are you getting car show fever? This cold weather has the crew at Farm Boy Garage dreaming of summer nights full of cruises, car shows, and burn out competitions. It may not be summer yet, but there are several car shows you can attend in Iowa during the month of February. In our latest blog, we will tell you all about the February car shows you can attend.

Iowa/Illinois Regional Auto Show
Dates: Fri, Feb 07, 2020 - Sun, Feb 09, 2020
The RiverCenter
136 East Third Street
Davenport, IA 52801
Friday: 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 9 pm
Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Major auto show featuring hundreds of new domestic and import cars, trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles. Virtually every foreign and domestic car and truck line is represented. Concept cars and prototypes are also on display. Also included in the show are numerous exhibitors with many auto related products. Many exciting treasures for the car enthusiast as well as activities and entertainment for the whole family…

Merchandise and Services offered at Farm Boy Garage

Farm Boy Garage understands it is not always easy taking time away from home and family. Our solution to this problem is to assist our clients in making sure the restoration process is stress free, fun, and cost effective.  In this week's blog, we will tell you all about our services and new merchandise that we have for classic car lovers. 

First we have a large enclosed trailer to haul your precious dream machine from your home (anywhere on this planet) to ours and from our home back to yours safely. We are also conveniently located near the airport and we will assist in all accommodations even providing you with a place to stay while you are here.

We provide accommodations to house prospective buyers including a bedroom, bathrooms, laundry facilities, an outdoor patio, and a 2500 sq. ft. bar and lounge area. Farm Boy Garage doesn’t stop there. Can’t find the muscle car of your dreams? We will locate it, bring it here, and restore it to your specifications.

Farm Boy Garage has the …

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Car Restoration

Do you have a classic truck or car sitting in a garage or field waiting to be fully restored back to its former glory?  After doing hours of research online about car restoration, did you get all your questions answered about the process of restoration?  Sometimes this process can become frustrating for people.  We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that will hopefully help you with the process.

Can you tell what condition my vehicle is in just by looking at it?

Unfortunately, the answer to the question is no. There is really no way of knowing what issues may be hidden until you begin to take apart the car or truck. Factors like climate, storage conditions and how the vehicle was treated mostly determine the condition of the vehicle. There are just too many internal parts to know the true condition of a car just by visually inspecting it.

How do I choose the right restoration shop?

We don't want to increase your stress, but the shop you choose will have a major impac…