Tag: restoration

The Shops’ Side of Restos Gone Bad

The ink was barely dry on “When Restorations Go Bad” (March 2016, p. 42) when Legal Files received an email from George Medynski: “Nice article. But call me anytime if you want the other side of the story.” I’m always happy to start a quest with a thrown gauntlet, so […]

Jim’s Blog: When do you DIY?

Old American cars are hard to kill. Park your Chevrolet or Ford for a year or so and you’ll see what I mean. Other than a dead battery, I’m willing to bet nothing bad will have happened, save for maybe some stale fuel. Charge it up, clean out the tank, […]

Jim’s Blog: Outsmarting Restoration Problems

Old cars offer an un-ending supply of small problems to solve. Figuring out creative solutions — especially for the serious head-scratchers — is one of my favorite things about classic car ownership. Here’s a project I’m working on right now.   A few months back, I wrote about finding a […]