There's a never-ending argument going on regarding the proper way to maintain a vintage car. One side insists that collector cars should be kept in "as is" condition, assuming the car is relatively clean and drivable.

Another prefers that the vehicle be stripped and rebuilt from the frame up, then displayed in better-than-new condition.

A third group would rather add modern engines and running gear while keeping the body and interior more-or-less intact.

So who's right?

Added in Classic Cars


  • joshua.gibbs2 9 years, 9 months ago

    For the garage mechanic it is all about the time and money. I like to enjoy my corvette while I work on it, so any large restoration projects would be out. I always replace broken parts with the best parts out there. I enjoy the car for me and that means driving it as often as I can.