Car restoration can be a fun, challenging hobby for auto enthusiasts. Part of the fun of taking up a project car is selecting which model you are going to help re-build. When you start looking for a car, make sure you know your budget limitations ahead of time. Make sure to factor in both the initial cost of the car (and possibly the kit) as well as maintenance costs over time.
Also, make sure you pick a car that you feel comfortable working with - ideally, the car should have a good deal of documentation and you should be able to find a mechanic to lend you some tips if needed. In fact, when you do find a car you'll want to make sure it's fully inspected so you can determine the condition. Ideally, you will know the full vehicle history and condition before you buy to ensure you know exactly what you're getting. Read the rest of this entry »