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Keeping those classic restorations sparkling

The '56 Buick Special is a full classic restoration we did a little over a year ago, and today, it's back in the shop for a detailed wash and professional polish job. Our classic restorations leave the shop looking brand new and perfectly clean. But after driving around and taking it to car shows this summer, it could use some TLC to bring it back to that sparkling, just painted look. Auto restorations are a big investment into the life of a classic car, so it's important to maintain not only the engine, but the body and the paint job as well. Show car detailing helps to maintain the perfect shine and gloss on the paint. We've experimented ...

Classic Restoration: ’79 Corvette

We've got a couple classic restorations going on at TD Customs, including this 1979 L82 Chevy Corvette. This classic restoration started out bright green in color, affectionately known as "bugger green" by its owners, and just needed an updated look. The new paint color is going to be a custom mixed steel grey with blue undertones. It is going to look great! There were some body flaws, but after some sanding, fiberglass repairs and bondo work to fix the minor dents, it is going to be smooth and flawless. Tim is always bending down to look at the lines of the car to make sure there are no small waves, pin pricks or anything that needs to be ...

Back to work

It's back to work after enjoying a week off over the 4th of July holiday. We had a great week in upstate New York, visiting family and getting to spend some time at the lake. It's always hard to get back into the swing of things after a nice vacation, but it's good to be home. The shop is full and Tim is back to work. Next up is the full auto restoration on the Mazda truck. It's getting plenty of body work taken care of and a sparkling new paint job. Check back for more updates as we try to put more attention into the TD Customs blog!