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?

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

Car Maintenance 101: 2 Reasons to Follow Your Car’s Maintenance Booklet

By |2019-01-22T19:48:46+00:00January 22nd, 2019|General|

For decades now, dealerships and quickie oil change franchises have convinced the masses that they must get their oil changed every 3 thousand miles. Why? Because their business models depend on consistent service appointments. In reality though, modern cars do not require such frequent attention. While regular maintenance is important, your check-ups should be done

Stop Wasting Gas! 3 Tips for Fuel Efficiency

By |2018-09-19T19:53:12+00:00September 19th, 2018|General|

With gas prices still at historic highs, most everyone continues to feel the pinch at the pump. Prices aren’t anticipated to go much lower either so finding ways to get better gas mileage is important. Even if you still want to enjoy traveling with family and friends or if you must hit the road and

Here’s Why You Should Never Skip Basic Car Care

By |2018-08-20T17:42:56+00:00August 20th, 2018|General|

Whether you’re a new driver or someone who’s been licensed to drive for decades, appreciating the value of your car goes a long way in ensuring you have a trusted set of wheels to get you around. Maybe you’ve already experienced it, or just don’t have the time under your belt yet to know –