a car from an auction or from a salvage dealer
could be very profitable. You will end up spending
half of what you would pay at a dealer if you
buy a totaled auto from an auction and then restore
it, wheather yourself or have a friend of a friend
do it for you.
Learning to repair it is not impossible, it just
takes practice like any other "hobby".
I started working on cars in 1997. I didn't know
the first thing. Bought a sanding longboard, some
supplies abd went at it. It looked real ugly the
first couple of tries and then I started to get
a hang of it.
main thing is to buy light hits. If you get something
that is real smashed it will cost alot to fix
it and involve alot of work and then it might
not be worth doing this even tho the car may go
for cheap at the auction. If you get something
that's has light damage, most likely you will
just replace some parts, maybe do some bondo work
and then paint.
is tricky in general. But if you stick to one
product line and get used to it it's not bad.
Alot of people think that painting a car is impossible
for just anybody. Not so, any one can learn. Use
two stage paint (base coat & clear coat).
Paint goes on dry. Don't try to make it glossy,
that's what the clear coat is for. Then clear
over the top. When spraying clear coat put on
about 3 to 4 coats of clear dry (don't worry about
the orange peel, once it settles down it will
spread out and become nice and shiny). Don't over
spray, you will get runs. This paint job will
be fine for most cars. If you are working on something
that's worth alot or if you want to have a really
nice paint job, I wouldn't mess with it and have
someone that does this for a living paint it.
It may cost you but over all you should have your
car done at about half of what the car is worth
more detailed process click links below.
a car at an auction