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 you see yourself...

Driving This Classic Car On A Regular Basis?

If you plan to actually drive your classic car regularly, it will need to be restored so that it is in safe, driving condition. In this case, inspections may be required, depending on your state. If you are not experienced in classic car restoration, we suggest you take it in to a classic car restoration garage to do this work for you.

Entering This Classic Car Into Car Shows?

Classic car shows can be such a great experience for a new classic car owners, but it is important that you realize the level of work that goes into restoring your car so that it can be ready for this sort of exposure. Typically, if you plan to show your car in many shows, we suggest you hire professionals to do the restoration work

Placing Your Classic Car In Exclusive Shows or Private Collections?

If you are wanting to have your classic car entered into a private collection or into exclusive car shows, this will likely require the "concours" level of restoration. This means professionals will need to do all the work and you will likely be asked not to drive the car. This will be strictly a car show or collection vehicle.

We Will Help You Reach Your Classic Car Restoration Goals!

Now that you are familiar with some of the different levels of work involved in restoring a classic car, which one do you think you might be interested in? We assist our clients in making sure the restoration process is stress free, fun, and cost effective. We have a large, enclosed trailer to haul your precious dream machine from your home to ours, and then back to yours safely. We are also conveniently located near the airport, and will assist in all accommodations to provide you with a place to stay while you are here. If you are having trouble finding the classic car of your dreams, give us a call! Farm Boy Garage can be reached at 515-528-8904. We will locate it, bring it here, and restore it to your specifications.

Farm Boy Garage
10660 E. County Line Rd.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320
Phone: 515-528-8904
Cell: 515-333-1238

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