Restoring your dream car can be a reality. This checklist will decide if you’re ready to restore or if you’re still dreaming.
Do you have any mechanical experience?
❑ I need a manual to turn a screw
❑ I’ve fixed my share of leaks
❑ I was born in the garage
How much time do you have to devote to restoration each week?
❑ Fewer than 5 hours
❑ 10 hours
❑ Every waking moment
How much money do you have to spend?
❑ Um, my current car is a bus pass
❑ I’ve got $5K sitting around
❑ I’ve been saving up for years and can throw $30K at it
● Scoring guide: If you answered with Option 1 or 2 for any of the above, keep watching the Speed Channel. Threes all the way? You’re ready to roll!