Car Restoration Instructions and Tips


Car Restoration: Make that Vintage or Classic Car Shine

Restoring a car can be an extremely rewarding experience. But before you begin, you should know what you’re getting yourself into. The Internet offers the resources you need to decide whether restoring a car is up your ally. If car restoration is a hobby you truly want to pursue, or if you’re an old vet looking for more sound advice, this guide provides the necessary tips and tools … but you’ll have to supply the gumption.

General Information on Car Restoration

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Car Restoration Instructions and Tips

So you’ve decided you want to restore a car. What do you do now? The sites below will hold your hand and then give you a push, so you’ll be well on your way to taking on the task of restoring a vehicle. You’ll find walk-through examples, tips and advice, and sources for all the parts you’ll need.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Some of these sites reiterate the information listed in the last section of the guide. But for the most part, the sites in this section have either general or step-by-step instructions on how to restore a car. If the previous section was more theoretical, now you’re going to get your hands dirty. And that’s really what you want, right?
  • You don’t have to restore a car completely on your own. Using the aid of a restoration shop can help get some of the grueling details out of the way so that you can focus on the fun stuff. If you find yourself in a jam and need some help, there’s no shame in contacting a professional.
  • Two of the links below are a series of articles about car restoration. Unfortunately, you can’t access an entire series from a single link, because each part has to be accessed individually. For convenience, we provided separate links for each part of the series.

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