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Why should a classic car be restored by a professional?

All oldie friends know the problem: there is hardly anything nicer than driving through the country with the beloved oldie, but the maintenance and restoration can be very time-consuming. In addition, if you are not a car mechanic and do not have specialist knowledge, you can do a lot wrong with a classic car and the mistakes can have fatal consequences. In the worst case, errors in the restoration lead to defects or a considerable loss of value. So that you can enjoy your oldie for a long time, it is advisable to leave the restoration to a specialist. It is better not to lend a hand, investing in a specialist pays off.

What should you watch out for when restoring a classic car?

A full restoration of the entire car is not always necessary. If your classic car is in acceptable condition, a partial restoration can also suffice. A full restoration is necessary if your car is unfit to drive or the technology is very outdated and prone to defects. If this is not the case, the partial restoration is often sufficient. For example, the paintwork is refreshed, the seats reupholstered, the brakes renewed, the engine overhauled and rust removed. In order to save costs, you should think about in advance which type of restoration makes sense for your car.

Why should classic cars be restored?

Oldtimers are a passion for many people. Therefore, classic cars are also popular collectibles and usually increase their value continuously. A professional restoration is also helpful in increasing the value. So if you are thinking of selling your classic car again in the future, you should invest in a restoration. But even if not, a restoration makes sense. Classic cars in particular have to be well maintained so that they can be drivable for a long time.

What still needs to be done before the restoration?

Even if you take the restoration into your own hands, you should have a professional take a look at your oldie beforehand. In this way you make sure that you don't miss any detail that could cause you problems later.

What is needed for the restoration?

The materials and tools you need can be very different, depending on how you want to restore your oldie. Often, however, professional tools are required. If in doubt, borrow the devices from specialist retailers. Don't skimp on this. For your safety, but also for the sake of your oldie, you shouldn't do without professional tools.

How much time should be planned for a restoration?

Plan at least several days of work for a complete restoration. A classic car restoration can be complex and in the rarest of cases is completed within a day. You can save time if you leave the restoration to a professional.

What does a professional restoration by a specialist cost?

The costs can vary and depend on what needs to be done and which vehicle model it is. For the best price, you should first obtain various offers tailored to your car and your ideas and compare them before placing the order.

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