The art of restoring old cars

Restoring an old car requires many special skills

Overdrive September 04, 2016 10:30:37 IST
The art of restoring old cars

A few months back I wrote about mechanics losing their repair skills because all they now do is replace parts. Many of you sent in some remarkable responses. After going through the feedback and doing some investigation, few fascinating facts emerged.

Mechanics at authorised service centres certainly don’t repair parts, they just replace them. But one sphere where the skills of mechanics who repair parts are really valued is in the auto restoration business. Yes, a lot of the earlier garages and many eager enthusiasts have taken to...

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