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Your Next Project: How to Find It, Plan It and Tackle It

Restoring a car sounds almost glamorous, even noble. Then the reality of committing both money and time set in.

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When the Value Is in the Story, the Mission Changes When Restoring Race Cars

Race cars tend to live brief, intense lives that make them a tough sell to a restorer. But if you dig deep enough, most old competition machines will reveal a …

12 Tips For Better Project Car Management

Restoring a car is more than just the grunt work. You need to have a game plan, too.

How to plan a perfect restoration—and what to do when things go horribly wrong

Even with the best of intentions, not all restorations go according to plan. Here are some tips to make the best of a bad situation.

Repainting an Engine Bay in 8 Easy Steps

Sometimes, just cleaning an engine bay isn't enough. In those cases, here are 8 easy steps to repaint your engine's home.

Saving a Ferrari 365 GTC from a botched restoration

The story of how one Ferrari 365 GTC overcame one of the worst things that can happen to a classic car owner: a bad restoration.

Save Your Time, Money and Sanity With These 18 Steps to an Organized Restoration

By the end of our organization and cataloging process, these Mini parts fit neatly on a single shelving unit. We can now locate specific components in seconds.

Eight tips for staying out of your own way while assembling a car

Whether you are working on a priceless Ferrari or commonplace Beetle, here are eight tips to ensure correct reassembly.

No Restoration Is Complete Until the Car Has Been Properly Sorted

After receiving a host of tweaks, our now-sorted Midget offers a better stance, enhanced comfort, and more driving joy than ever before.

The Restoration Game: When to Say When

It's a fine line between going too far or not doing enough.

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