Fascinating restorations of classic American cars to watch on YouTube


YouTube users are recording their restoration journeys to bring us all along for the ride.

It’s immensely satisfying to see a battered old car restored to its former glory, but it takes time and money to do it yourself! Here are a few videos you can watch with your feet up…

Working Hands

This video shows off a 1962 Chevy Bel-Air 4DR that’s seen better days after 40 years abandoned in the mud. Will it run again? You’ll have to watch to find out…

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vTuned Garage

If you enjoy this video, you’re in luck because it’s the start of a whole series of videos as vTuned Garage work on restoring this 1965 Ford Mustang!

The Cougar Eliminator Den

This video features a 428 CJ Eliminator which hasn’t been used since 1983. This is only the pick-up and we’re already invested, so we’re excited to see the restoration process!

WD Detailing

These videos from WD Detailing are super-satisfying to watch, and the transformations are fantastic. There’s a whole host of videos where the team deep clean long-abandoned cars, so it’s well worth checking out more from them!

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Liv Scaffidi

Another video which is only the start of an entire series of restoration videos, Liv Scaffidi has been working on this Pontiac Tempest restoration since the beginning of the year, and her subscribers can watch every step of the process on her channel!

Another thing you can do with your feet up is read Classic American magazine! With the latest news, regular feature cars, plus some of our very own restorations, it’s essential reading for all lovers of classic cars. Plus, subscribers save 25% when paying by direct deposit – take our your subscription here!

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