Car Restorations

Employee Spotlight: John Gagliardi, Lead Technician

By |2023-01-13T18:46:08+00:00November 16th, 2022|Car Restorations|

Our lead technician, John Gagliardi, has been with Innovative Restorations for 7.5 years. As an ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician and Advanced Level Diagnostic Specialist, he oversees the mechanical shop, which includes repairing vehicles. In addition to dispatching work, he also oversees the overall production of our company. We asked John what he likes

Classic Car Restoration Car of the Month: 1967 Firebird 400

By |2023-01-13T19:34:43+00:00November 4th, 2022|Car Restorations|

This month’s Car of the Month feature is a 1967 Firebird 400 with a unique story to tell.  The owners were college sweethearts that reunited again later on in life. For the build, they compromised together on the options for the restoration and are excited to now take around town and to local car

3 Affordable Vintage Cars to Restore

By |2023-01-13T18:48:17+00:00October 12th, 2022|Car Restorations|

If you’ve always dreamed of restoring a vintage car, you’re not alone. Tens of thousands of Americans count vintage restoration as their primary hobby, according to a study commissioned in 2017 by NPD Group. The study respondents noted the reasons they collect: they love to drive their vehicles, and their hobby gives them a

Mistakes to Avoid When Restoring a Classic Vehicle

By |2023-01-13T18:49:41+00:00August 15th, 2022|Car Restorations|

So you’re looking for a classic vehicle to restore. It’s a great hobby, and when the project is complete, you’ll have a fantastic vehicle to drive around town or take on road trips, plus a well-deserved sense of accomplishment. But, before you begin, you should understand that restoring a classic vehicle will take plenty

3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Automotive Restoration Company

By |2023-01-13T18:50:07+00:00July 11th, 2022|Car Restorations|

There's a lot to consider when looking for an automotive restoration company that can help you with upgrading and making your classic car a beauty you enjoy taking out and showing off. With all the options out there, it can be difficult to know where and how to begin your search. We believe in

Car Restoration Tips: How to Clean a Stinky Interior

By |2023-01-13T18:50:44+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Car Restorations, Tips & Tricks|

Few things are worse about driving in a classic car for any period of time than having to deal with the awful smell of mold, mildew, or some other odor coming through the vents. In fact, many of us would rather sit through a long ride with blown shocks, bouncing hard through each bump

What Happens When a Car Has Paint Restoration Done?

By |2022-01-14T13:58:58+00:00January 14th, 2022|Car Restorations, Painting & Refinishing|

If you’ve been wanting to get a fresh paint job done on your car, you may be wondering just what’s involved. It’s important to know you can’t compare apples to oranges here and you should know that the outcome and longevity of a paint job are based on the quality of work you receive. Sure

Classic Car Restoration Car of the Month: 1967 Chevy Nova

By |2023-01-13T19:34:21+00:00October 12th, 2021|Car Restorations|

Maybe if you were told a woman was behind the driver’s seat of this pink 1967 Chevy Nova, you’d believe it - but don’t let the color fool you – the driver and the car pack a powerful punch! This Car of the Month features a long-time customer (see one of his other builds with

5 of the Best Classic Cars to Restore

By |2021-08-20T12:07:23+00:00August 20th, 2021|Car Restorations|

For classic car collectors, restoring a vehicle to its original condition is a passion. If you’re a collector, or if you’re thinking about investing in a classic car that you can restore, some models are more popular than others. With some classic cars, finding parts is easy, while with other models, it’s more of a

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