Should I Do A Classic Car Restoration – Or Should I Sell It?

Should I Do A Classic Car Restoration – Or Should I Sell It?
by: Terry Bolton

1967 Dodge Charger

1967 Dodge Charger image By Sicnag (1967 Dodge Charger) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Most of us know people who would like to throw any excuse for not caring for their cars. One reason might be financial inability; they say that can’t afford to restore it and they simply leave it unattended just seeing it rusting in their back yard. After some years of continually increased rust development, the time has finally come for sending it to the crusher rather than see somebody else caring for it or buying it. “If I can’t have it, nobody else should!” – reflects a nasty attitude that unfortunately is prevailing in some peoples mind. After using the vehicle for years they don’t even care about it or even sell it. Classic car restoration is the ultimate way to give your old classic vehicle a lease of life and give it a new look. If you can you should definitely try to restore it, especially if you are a classic automobile lover.

I have found a few places on the web to help you sell your car, or to buy one of course, but for now I will keep harping on the fact that you should not just let your old classic car rot away. What are the reasons for that, you might ask.

3 Reasons For Taking Care of Your Old Classic Auto

1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost

1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost image By AlfvanBeem (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

1. The first reason is fairly obvious; they don’t build them anymore, and their getting very hard to find in decent shape, people are always looking for the classic American cars (or Am Cars), and as long as their still around, people from all over the world will never stop looking for them.

2. The second reason is this, if these cars just disappear, we lose out on all the class and style that they have to give us, every one of the old cars has its own look and feel, as well as it’s own style, unlike the new cars, that all just seem to look alike.

3. The third reason; Imagine you wake up one day, and all the classic cars are just gone, like the dinosaurs that once roamed the earth, what if we wake up and all the cars just look the same, what a boring life that would be, every one looks like the imports do. Well, I can’t say nothing but this: don’t ever let it happen.

1994 Jaguar XJ220

1994 Jaguar XJ220 image By dave_7 from Lethbridge, Canada (1994 Jaguar XJ220) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

If you own a classic auto and do not have an idea of restoring it or if you cannot afford to restore it then better sell it to anyone who is interested in your vehicle.

This would help to have it around somewhere in the world. You should avoid though, to look at it as your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. I think it would be wiser to think about what you have and the condition that it is in, and do your selling effort accordingly. Keep in mind that most classic car buyers aren’t idiots, and you can’t slip one by them.

If you plan to sell your classic vehicle You can do a simple research on it before you announce it for sale. Honesty is the best; don’t rip off somebody for just wanting your old classic car. If you sell them what they want and nothing else you have done what you can do, unless you want to restore it yourself. There are many quality sites on the web that help you to sell your classic car. Just do a simple search on your favorite search engine, and you will get the information you need and a little bit more.

About The Author

Terry Bolton is a writer and internet publisher who likes to publish informative articles about classic vehicles and related issues. Read more at http://www.11-classic-cars.com.

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