RestoRides is an automotive restoration company located in Wilmington North Carolina that specializes in restoring cars and trucks. We work on the classic cars and trucks, and also refurbish 1980's to 1990's and 2000’s Jeeps and GMC Chevy Trucks. We provide interior upholstery and exterior painting along with special details to bring the car or truck back to original condition. We can also work on mechanical issues complete with front end work, suspension and chassis work, electrical, and simple auto maintenance.

At RestoRides, we try to find the older classic cars and trucks to restore, fix and service these vehicles to today's desires.  We not only do full auto restoration, but also add modern conveniences and upgraded components to bring about the classic car or truck into the modern world.  We will generally sell these vehicles back to the general public to persons interested in reclaiming their old ride they had “back in the day”.  RestoRides also upgrades vehicle components to modern day era and will take cars and trucks on a retrofit journey for approved customers.  If you have the car, we can provide the parts and know how to get that car refitted and restored to its original condition. We try and keep the restoration affordable so everyone can feel they have the opportunity to own that certain car you grew up with.  While we can produce a show car for car shows, we also work on the daily drivers. 

What was your first car?  Take yourself back to your high school and college days.... What was that car you always wanted? RestoRides can help you with getting that car back! Or if you simply like the older classic cars and their lines, let us know how we can help you achieve what you like.

We have completed restorations for older classics and mild classics.  Examples of specifics are: 1978 Trans Am, 1979 Trans Am, 1984 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Numerous CJ5, CJ7, YJ Jeeps and TJ Jeeps, Numerous K5 Blazers, Sierra High Classics, Older Yukons and Tahoes, Classic Chevys, Buicks, and much more.  We have even done some upgrading of newer trucks with lift kits and tire and wheel sets.  Contact us if you want some ideas.

JEEPS: Oh yeah, everyone loves a Jeep Wrangler. And of course being in North Carolina, there are many days in the winter for cruising Jeeps with the top off.  But Summertime coming down the pipeline means lots of Jeep activity. We specialize in getting that Jeep ready for summer and all the items you wish for on your Jeep. Interior, exterior, tires, wheels, lift, tops, spacers, bumpers, you know all of the options; we can help you with that.

Contact us for more info: info@RestoRidesnc.com


I owned an older Jeep Sahara that I loved but did not drive that much. It had been sitting for quite a while collecting leaves and the sun baking it. I wanted my younger son to be able to drive my toy when he turned 16. I found RestoRides while on vacation in NC and talked about the car and what we could do to update it. Wow, when I came to pick it up, it did not even look close to the rag top I brought in. I was actually shocked at how beautiful the Jeep was. The attention to detail was unbelievable, right down to the stickers. All I can say is Wow, and thank you.
— Steve Lawrence, Washington, DC
1994 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Restoration
Roy took my 1984 Jeep Grand Wagoneer and brought it back to life. Truly amazing work and attention to detail. I started out with the exterior and after seeing the workmanship, I had Restorides do the interior work next. The Jeep looks like it just came off the showroom floor. The family is impressed! Thanks Restorides!
— Lee Williams, Live Oak Bank

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Restoration Wilmington NC
I was looking for a classic car to putt around in during my spare time from traveling, and wanted a muscle car. I came across RestoRides while snooping around on the internet and fell in love with the 1978 Trans Am that was being restored. I contacted RestoRides. When the car was completed, RestoRides shipped the car to me and WOW, what a nice job they did. I was expecting a nice car, however, this car exceeded all expectations. Wow, Wow, Wow is all I can say, and thank you RestoRides!
— Anonymous, PGA Bowling Professional, Kansas City, Kansas
Pontiac Trans Am Bandit, Chevy Camaro 1969, Classic Car Restoration Wilmington NC