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The Challenges of Restoring A Classic Car Yourself

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Classic cars are INVESTMENTS. Treat your investment with care. Treating your investment with care means hiring the very best to restore your classic car to its former glory and NOT trying to attempt this important task on your own. Our classic car restoration shop is here to share the challenges you may face trying to restore a classic car yourself, in this week's blog. If you've got a classic car you'd like restored by a professional team, call Farm Boy Garage today. We can be reached at 515-528-8904. The Challenges of Restoring A Classic Car Yourself YOU MAY BE IN FOR MORE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR WITH THE SHEET METAL REPLACEMENT PORTION. Not many people know how to properly handle sheet metal replacement. Quarter-panel replacement mandates extraordinary attention to detail and doing the job with doors and decklid installed. You need those points of reference to get quarter-panel fitment spot on. As far as addressing rust issues, depending on how much there is to fix, th

3 Classic Car Must Try's

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Do you own a classic car? If you don't own a classic car, do you want to own a classic car? Either way, know that driving a classic car can be exhilarating! There's nothing like it. Whether you're doing a sweet burnout or taking a cruise down your favorite highway, it can be amazing! On that note, our classic car restoration shop is here to give you three things you MUST try if you own a classic car, in this week's blog. If you're still looking to find your DREAM classic car , call Farm Boy Garage today. We can track it down and bring it here for you to restore it to its former glory, the way it should be! 3 Classic Car Must Try's 1. Go For a Cruise Like we said earlier, there's nothing quite like driving a classic car down your favorite highway. The feel of the steering wheel and the rumble of that classic engine, it is unique. It's not like driving a modern car. You drive for the experience not just to get to your destination. Enjoy it for life is too

3 Things To NEVER Do To Your Classic Car

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We've talked in length about what you should do to keep your classic car in tip-top condition and on the road. We've shared many tips and tricks to keep your baby running right and looking its best. But we haven't really talked about the things you SHOULDN'T do to prevent damage to that vintage ride of yours. So, we at Farm Boy Garage are sharing with you 3 things to NEVER do to your classic car! 1. Never Drive It When classic cars come to mind for many, the thought of being sealed up in a storage facility or covered up in a garage often eludes to the idea that these are the best cared-for cars. In actuality, they often turn out to be the most problematic cars when they are finally driven. Unfortunately, non-use of these classic beauties can cause seals to dry out and start to leak; gas gets stale and turns to varnish; batteries corrode when not removed; and tires get flat spots. Cars that are used and maintained on a regular basis, on the other hand, are often the hap

How It Works When You Choose Farm Boy Garage For Your Classic Car Restoration Needs

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Have you ever hired a team to restore your classic car for you before? Typically, these are rare car purchases. You don't just see your dream classic car come around every day. So, this process may be new to you. Our classic car restoration shop is here to explain how it works when you choose us for your classic car restoration needs, in this week's blog. If you have any questions though, call us at 515-528-8904. How It Works When You Choose Farm Boy Garage For Your Classic Car Restoration Needs YOU'LL KNOW WHAT THE COSTS ARE BEFORE CHOOSING US. We do provide a quote before we even start the car. That quote will not change unless the customer asks for additional upgrades that were not included at the time that we sit down to go over what the customer wants and both parties have agreed on a price. Our guarantee is that we won't blindside a client with a price difference in the end cost compared to what we quoted, and any additional work the client asks for after build