Car Restorations

Can You Enjoy Your Classic Car During Winter?

By |2019-12-20T13:13:26+00:00December 20th, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Tips & Tricks|

For many classic car owners, the instinct is to wrap the car up and mothball it for the cold winter months, and not approach it until spring. While the underlying idea is good – protect the car – it’s not necessarily the best thing for the vehicle for a number of reasons. Mice and other

Just in Time for the Holidays: Tech Upgrades for Older Vehicles

By |2019-11-13T18:52:13+00:00November 13th, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Tips & Tricks|

If you or someone you love has an old or restored classic vehicle, take heart: the holidays are coming, so it’s a perfect excuse to gift technology upgrades that can make an old vehicle that more lovable. Even if your older vehicle isn’t an intentional classic (just fully paid for, and attractive for that reason),

3 Things to Consider When Buying a Classic Car

By |2019-11-01T14:51:39+00:00November 1st, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Tips & Tricks|

Many people are drawn to the beauty and allure of a classic car and make an impulsive decision they wind up regretting. If you’re interested in purchasing a classic car, think things over carefully. Condition Before you buy a classic car, make sure you have an accurate and thorough understanding of its condition. Get it

Protecting the Paint Job on Your Classic Car

By |2019-09-26T12:57:43+00:00September 26th, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Painting & Refinishing, Restomods, Tips & Tricks|

If you’ve put a lot of work and effort into a classic car, one of your final jobs -- detailing it – is perhaps the biggest labor of love in the whole process. After all, shiny chrome and mirror-like body panels are the pride of any vintage vehicle owner and lover. Time and the elements,

Finding the Right Shop for Your Car Restoration Matters

By |2019-08-23T15:55:11+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Painting & Refinishing, Restomods, Tips & Tricks|

If you own a classic car, it’s probably your most prized possession. Restoration work can be complicated and expensive and should only be performed by qualified professionals. There are plenty of shops that will claim that they can do work they are not qualified to do or that will cut corners to finish a project

Important Investments to Consider When Restoring a Classic Car

By |2019-06-20T15:27:19+00:00June 20th, 2019|Car Restorations, General, Tips & Tricks|

If you have a classic car and a limited budget, you may be wondering where the best place to spend your money is. There may be fixes that you’d like to do, but also wish to protect your investment. So what’s the best and most economical way to raise the value of a classic vehicle?

Modern Upgrades to Consider for Your Classic Car Restoration

By |2019-05-20T14:46:52+00:00May 20th, 2019|Car Restorations, Mechanical Upgrades, Restomods|

Many classic car enthusiasts keep their vehicles safely stored in a garage most of the time and only take them out for Sunday drives and special occasions. Others, though, prefer to enjoy their vehicles as much as possible and use them to travel to and from work and to run errands. If you have a

15 Fun Facts About Innovative Restorations

By |2019-03-07T17:04:18+00:00March 7th, 2019|Car Restorations, General|

If you’ve been following us along this wildly terrific ride over the years, you know that here at Innovative Restorations, we come from humble beginnings and that a lot of passion goes into what the entire team does each day at the shop. In this post, we’re taking a minute to catch up with our

Classic Car Restoration: Thinking about Upholstery

By |2019-01-30T18:20:23+00:00February 10th, 2019|Car Restorations, Restomods, Tips & Tricks|

Many people who restore their classic cars focus on making mechanical repairs and fixing the exterior but treat the interior as an afterthought. That often results in a car that looks amazing on the outside and runs like a dream but has a cheaper-looking interior. Think about the Whole Project If you are planning to

Shopping for a Classic Car? 4 Inspection Tips for Success

By |2018-12-26T14:18:14+00:00December 26th, 2018|Car Restorations, Restomods, Tips & Tricks|

The thought of owning a classic car can be exciting. Just imagine yourself in something like this ‘67 Chevy Nova. Wouldn’t that be amazing? Yes, it would; but before you go out and buy a seemingly good antique car on impulse, it’s important that you inspect it as thoroughly as possible. Used car shopping is