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Classic Car Restoration Club wants you to share your story with us. If you have a classic car, what has your experience been restoring the car? How did you find your first classic? We would like to share your story with the rest of the Classic Car Restoration Club community. Submit your story here and make sure to include some photos.

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It Started With A Torino

It all started when my son Adam was about 15 years old. He spotted a 1974 Torino while riding his bike in town and took pictures of it to show me… he really liked the car. When I saw the pictures I laughed and told him I looked at the exact same car the fall…

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Windowed ’57 Sedan Delivery

I am in the process of restoring a 1957 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery, but not just any Sedan Delivery this is one of 17 ordered by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) that had glass on both sides rather than steel. I am currently finishing up the front end and hope to have it back on the…

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Father/Son Drag Car

Perhaps it did not start out in this direction but soon our Father/Son Project 1987 Camaro took on a life of it’s own as it was destined to be a Big Block powered drag car. Billy & Tommy Campbell

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MG Midget On A Budget

I recently picked up a 1972 MG Midget. I was looking to restore the car, although my budget for this project is around $5000. This little MG fit the bill as the body is in excellent shape for a 48-year-old car. Yes, it has a little rust on the trunk lid and lower rocker panel…

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Police Car Resurrection

I am the owner of a 1949 DeSoto police car. It even includes the light on top and the siren on the front fender. I plan to build it with a few hot rod improvements including a Dodge 241 Red Ram Hemi Engine. Thomas Dungan

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Martyn’s Mach One

When I moved to the states (again), I set my heart on owning a classic car. The only way I could afford one was to buy a fairly sorry story and do it up myself. I always like 1969/1970 mustangs and saw one for sale in Wisconsin for not a lot of money which was…

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GMC Pickup Loyalty

I’ve always owned GMC trucks from the first new vehicle I bought when I graduated college in 1981. About 19 years ago my son found me a 1961 GMC 1000 in St. Louis MO. I was born in 1961 and I’ve always liked the forward learning A pillars and the stance of the short bed…

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52-year Beetle Fan

I have owned this 1968 VW Beetle since 1968 (52 years) it wears the original zenith blue paint it wore when it escaped the Wolfsburg Plant in Germany on March 22nd, 1968. The car also still has the original 1500cc 53 hp air-cooled rear-mounted engine with only 42,705 miles since birth. My Beetle even has…

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Clifford’s Lemans Nearly Done

I have a 1971 Pontiac Lemans with a built 400c.i. engine and turbo 400 transmission. I bought the car this year and it was not running. I spent some time and got it running great, so now I have to do some interior work with the headliner being the biggest job to put in. I…

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Big Block Camaro Reborn

I bought a 1968 RS/SS big block Camaro in Aug.1975, and paid $990 for it from the teenage owner. I drove the Camaro a few years until my son came along and my priorities changed. So I bought a house, then my son’s little sister came along a year later. With family, house, bills, and…

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