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For the Classic Car
Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car
Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Reader's Projects

Some of our readers have great stories to tell about their restoration projects. This section of our website is for them.

If you would like to have your project shown here, please contact us. Projects do not have to be completed projects. We're interested in projects during the restoration process as well as completely restored cars.

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 18

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 18

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
The latest on the progress of Steve Nicholson's 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air car restoration project. …keep reading

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 17

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 17

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
Steve works through getting the trunk, doors and roof perfectly straight …keep reading

Mike Ryan's 1929 Ford

Mike Ryan's 1929 Ford

Readers Projects - By Satch Reed
Mike Ryan's 1929 Ford Huckster pickup truck started its reincarnation as a tired old pickup. But Mike transformed it into something really special. …keep reading

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 16

1956 Chevrolet Belair Restoration Project - Part 16

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
Steve Nicholson continues to work on his 1956 Chevrolet Car Restoration Project, finishing up on his floorboard work. …keep reading

Ted Spradling's 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk Hardtop Coupe

Ted Spradling's 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk Hardtop Coupe

Readers Projects
Ted Spradling's 1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk has a lot of sparkle and a lot of class. Lookin' Good! …keep reading

1956 Chevrolet BelAir Restoration Project - Part 15

1956 Chevrolet BelAir Restoration Project - Part 15

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
Steve looks at bringing the body down to bare metal. …keep reading

1956 Chevy BelAir Car Restoration Project - Part 14

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
Time to finish up on some body work and direct our attention to the frame and engine mounts. …keep reading

1956 Chevy BelAir Restoration - Part 13

1956 Chevy BelAir Restoration - Part 13

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
We continue our coverage of Steve's '56 Chevy Bel Air project. …keep reading

1956 Chevy BelAir Restoration - Part 12

1956 Chevy BelAir Restoration - Part 12

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
And the saga of the 1956 Chevrolet BelAir car restoration project continues …keep reading

1956 Chevrolet BelAir Car Restoration Project - Part 11

Readers Projects - By Steve Nicholson
After looking deeper into things it became obvious that parts of the trunk floor had to be replaced …keep reading