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Forget flipping houses let's talk about flip flip and some cars.
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Data covers auto restoration job counts customs does just that but can average purse in cash and on restoring a beautiful vehicle.
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Hey good morning David.
Good to see see -- -- so I don't.
-- having me if I'm the daughter of what you'll -- as a shade tree mechanic he started our store and like -- model -- when he was a teenager and but -- -- -- but I'll argue.
That what you do for a living and how you make money very few people can do these days -- nobody knows how to work on a car anymore.
But you know I happen to agree with you dig in and it times have changed with cars new cars you work -- with a computer a laptop you can plug in men and you know do your thing and and and that's how they threw them all through sensors and things like that.
I come from a different school like come from the school of where you -- you should be able to fix a car with a wrench and a screwdriver.
Sometimes a hammer but.
You know you you've got you've got to be able to to work on the cars that that that I that I do there.
They're a little bit more the old school flavor their little bit something that that you want to tinker with and have fallen and get your hands dirty with on the weekend.
Do most cars -- now say classic cars but do most older cars cost so much to restore.
Our fix that you can't make money on on.
It it it really depends on the vehicle and to the level of restoration that it needs there are certain vehicles that there are so many parts that are being.
Re manufactured by companies.
That it's actually reasonably easy to restore them depending on the cost of the parts there -- other vehicles out there that are -- -- also different that finding parts for them can be extremely costly and get to having to make parts -- -- it really depends on the vehicle that you restore.
I -- talk about the ones where you can find readily available parts a lot of cult like.
Collectors who don't have a lot of money I know start with like in genes because the parts are simply appalled that you can find him out there but talk about what you what you see is being easily restore -- cars.
Certainly there's there's oh wonderful companies that are manufactured -- manufacturing parts for.
Fantastic American muscle cars like your old from Merrill's.
You first generation Camaro a 67 through sixty night.
All the way up into the into -- early seventies to the -- there's parts available everywhere.
Same thing with most things -- things you can basically build a mustang out of a catalog if you've got you know the money to purchase departs fort.
A lot of old American muscle like that corvettes.
There's there's parts are available for these vehicles that you -- that you can restore you know literally like you said.
Shade trees -- -- there in your own garage we're gonna have to explain to what shade tree hit.
My definition -- is is is not taking it to a shop and pay no restoration company a ton -- -- it's basically doing it yourself it's it's.
-- guys won't get caught you pull the car under a tree and you throw -- I have read you pulled engine out of it you -- as an attorney -- And I've actually seen people do that.
-- what is your league I guess your least favorite -- to restore like one that you was just a world of hurt.
A world referred to restore that you really do with -- and it was too expensive it wound up being extremely cost life.
Well you know we just did a we just -- a restoration for -- really special client and I'm really proud of this car.
It was very expensive to do but we just restored.
Bob Marley -- last car.
Which was a 1980.
Mercedes SL but it was strictly a European version of the car.
We just restored it for Ziggy Marley in the multifamily just literally delivered -- -- yesterday.
And -- first off I gotta say the Marlys talk about some of the schools people on the planet.
What does this vehicle they're they're they're amazing they're phenomenal but this vehicle.
It was a strictly European SL Mercedes.
And although you can go out and and find an older SL and purchased one that's in the reasonable condition for reasonable price and enjoy it.
It's a whole different story when it comes to restoring one that needs every -- -- restored this car was kept in the container for twenty some years in in it in a not so good climate.
So it needed every inch of it to be restored.
And especially -- a European version.
Finding parts literally making parts.
The overnight shipping back and forth to Germany to make -- deadline.
Restoring a vehicle like this the cost was astronomical.
But because of the significance of this vehicle not just as it kind of a rare car being the -- version but the fact that it was Bob -- personal last car.
You really want to put everything into it to make this restoration perfect -- and that was -- an example of a car.
It would be something that you do strictly out of love but not out of an investment.
Danny loved having you here please come back and talk about this all day long uttered so beyond 100 you have me back every day I'll see you tomorrow morning I think.
It's not a bad idea that we did it thanks so much count cars on the day to you know data capture --
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