Showing posts from August, 2021

What Are Your Goals For Classic Car Restoration?

Restoring a car can be very complicated, and it all depends on the work you are planning to do. Restoring a car successfully requires careful planning, plenty of research, setting a timeline, and deciding where you are going to find a professional. When you purchase a classic car, you should be asking yourself what goals you have for your new ride. This will help you determine what extent of restoration you are willing to commit to. At Farm Boy Garage, our classic car restoration shop is here to give you a few things to consider when buying your classic car. Classic Car Restoration Goals What are your plans for this car? The most important part in restoring a car is creating a plan. By doing this, you will gain a better understanding of the entire process when it comes to cost, how long it will take, and how you are going to do it. Creating a plan provides a great opportunity to envision your final product and set goals for how you will achieve your dream car. With that in mind, do y

Fall Car Shows in Iowa

Summer is winding down, and fall is one of the best times to check out some of the local car shows throughout Iowa! Car enthusiasts are more than likely looking for any car show they can find before we have to put our classic rides up for the season. Get ready to mark your calendars, because Farm Boy Garage is sharing with you some of the car shows in Iowa that you can check out in the upcoming months! September Car Shows Throughout Iowa Saturday, September 4 Hot Rods in the Park – Cedar Rapids Stockport Lions BBQ Days Car Show – Stockport Arcadia 150th Celebration Car Show – Arcadia 18th All American Weekend Car Show – Boone Sunday, September 5 Moonlight Crewzers Cruise Night – Sheldon 40th Madrid Labor Day Car Show – Madrid Sunday Afternoon Cruise – Iowa Falls Monday, September 6 Labor Day Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show – Cedar Rapids 29th Annual Car & Truck Show – Sheldon Red, White, & Blue Car Show - Altoona Saturday, September 11 Motor Parts Central Car Show – Sioux Ci

Trust Us With Your Engine!

Here at Farm Boy Garage, we have years of experience of repair and restoration of classic and muscle cars . If your ride is not where it should be, talk to an expert at the Midwest’s top restoration shop . Rare classic cars can be pretty difficult to find, and our solution is to assist our clients in making sure the restoration process is stress-free, fun, and cost-effective. Keep reading this week's blog for a few tips on how to get the most out of your engine. As an experienced classic car restoration shop , we recommend that you never attempt restoring your classic car if you don't have the skills and experience to do so. You could end up making matters worse and costing yourself even more money. Call Farm Boy Garage today and let us take a look at your engine. How To Get The Most Out Of Your Engine When you choose to buy a classic car or truck, it could be for a number of reasons. Perhaps, someone near and dear to your heart owned that exact same type of car back in the da

How to Start Searching For Your Dream Classic Car

Buying a classic car might be one of the most exciting auto purchases you will ever make. After searching for hours, maybe you have a list of cars you want to go look at. There are numerous options when buying a classic car, but before making a decision, it’s good to think about what is right for you. Farm Boy Garage is here this week to help you make a smart decision by guiding you through a checklist when searching for the classic car of your dreams! Decide How the Car will be Used Think carefully about what you want to do with the car. Will it be a daily driver or just on weekends? Would you like to show it? Will it sit in your garage under a tarp and rarely get used? With that in mind, here are some factors to consider when searching for your dream ride. Clean and Clear Title This might not be something you think of right away, but it needs to be on your mind. You do not want to fall in love with a car only to find out there are issues with the car's title. You need to make