Midsouthern Restorations

Our Selection of GMs

1932 Buick Series 80

MidSouthern Restorations: 1932 Buick Series 80This would be a typical basket case for Mid-Southern Restoration. The 1932 Buick series 80 was totally disassembled in Cookeville, Tennessee years ago to be restored. The frame was cleaned and painted, but then the owner passed away. His son has since decided to get this large classic put back together.... Read more >>

1954 Buick Skylark

MidSouthern Restorations: 1954 Buick SkylarkThis 1954 Buick Skylark has become the flag ship for our restoration shop here in Cookeville, Tennessee. The numbers matching car was literally a total basket case that was started by another shop. Once the car arrived from Maryland, many parts had to be sorted out and it was found many hard to find... Read more >>

1960 Cadillac

MidSouthern Restorations: 1960 CadillacLong green and sleek is a way to describe this long low 1960 Cadillac. This car was previously restored and was in our shop for mechanical issues. We talked the owner into letting us park it "out front" for awhile. This is the type of car that almost causes car accidents in front of our shop. "For a... Read more >>

1962 Cadillac

MidSouthern Restorations: 1962 CadillacThe same Cadillac owner from Cookeville, Tennessee that owns the green 62 caddy also rescued this one. Through different stages, this car has been mechanically restored with a rebuilt motor and transmission, and now the body and paint have been restored. The car was what one might call a "25 footer."... Read more >>

1962 Cadillac

MidSouthern Restorations: 1962 CadillacHere is a low-mileage old Caddy. This '62 has an almost perfect original interior. The transmission needed rebuilt along with cosmetics under the hood. The owner is a lifelong resident of Cookeville, Tennessee and chose to repaint the body because of lack luster paint. He also chose not to strip the... Read more >>

1965 Buick Riviera

MidSouthern Restorations: 1965 Buick Riviera Who doesn’t like a 1965 Buick Riviera? These cars are classic with the Clam Shell headlights. This certain car is one of 452 made because the it has the big Buick GS motor, a 425 CI 425 HP with the dual 4 barrels and a Super Turbine 400 GM trans, but it was not labeled has a GS. This car is owned by... Read more >>

1966 Pontiac GTO

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Pontiac GTO This GTO Convertible from Chattanooga, Tennessee has come out of a long term storage. The Fountain Blue Pontiac was given has a gift to the current owner for a graduation gift. College sports and then business life made for not enough time for the enjoyment of the car. It was last driven in 1984. The... Read more >>

1966 Pontiac GTO Convertible

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Pontiac GTO ConvertibleThe owner of this 1966 GTO convertible lives in Oak Ridge Tennessee. The car has followed his work around to where ever he was sent to live. It has been in 3 or 4 different restoration shops. He said it is here to get completed after 10 years. The motor was rebuilt in Colorado and the car came from... Read more >>

1966 Buick Electra 225

MidSouthern Restorations: 1966 Buick Electra 225“Big Cruising Convertible”, that is what this 1966 Buick Electra 225 is. Our customer from Loudon Tennessee brought this in to have a frame off restoration. His mother owned this car when new and it has been pampered most of it existence. The interior appears to be nearly new. The body is straight but... Read more >>

1967 Pontiac Lemans

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Pontiac LemansOver the last few years it seems we have had a rash of Pontiacs come here to be restored or repaired. We have done a few GTO’S and a Trans Am and now a 1967 Lemans. This customer came from Gainsboro, Tennessee and bought the car in Virgina new in 1967. In 1984 the transmission developed a leak and the... Read more >>

1967 Pontiac GTO

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Pontiac GTOChallenges come in all forms and this is a good one. This 67 Pontiac GTO has been in restoration process for six years from other shops. The car was given to the current owner by her father. The car was rescued from Camden Tennessee and an estimated time of completion was given for the lady could drive... Read more >>

1967 Pontiac GTO

MidSouthern Restorations: 1967 Pontiac GTOWe met a customer at a cruise in near Nashville, TN that owned a 1967 GTO that he expressed wanted some custom work done to it. He took a job in Chattanooga, TN and once settled in, delivered his car. After a thorough check over it was found the GTO needed much more help than he knew of. The 400 Pontiac... Read more >>

1968 Pontiac Firebird

MidSouthern Restorations: 1968 Pontiac FirebirdThis is a long term project for the customer of this 68 Firebird that once brought here has been speed up considerably. The owner is from Tullahoma, TN and his family has had this car since the 70’s and was his first car in high school in the eighties. In 1995 a restoration of sorts was started slowly.... Read more >>

1971 Oldsmobile Cutlas Supreme

MidSouthern Restorations: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlas SupremeThis 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible is the perfect candidate for a restoration and the kind we like. The car is virgin original that was parked and the last date on the license plate says 1978. It was garage kept by the original owner until he decided this the right time to have his new... Read more >>

1971 Olds Cutlass

MidSouthern Restorations: 1971 Olds CutlassThis 71 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible came to us from Pikeville, Kentucky from its original owner and the car was his first high school cruiser. There were a few known adjustments to be made and some re-chroming to be done. The owner then wanted us to put on lift and check underneath, This car was... Read more >>

1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442

MidSouthern Restorations: 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442Here is a 72 Oldsmobile Cutlass Convertible with 442 dress up. This car came to us from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The car was a true basket case has the parts were brought in the building this way. The car must have a story to tell and when the old paint was stripped to bare metal and the interior was... Read more >>

1976 Cadillac Eldorado

MidSouthern Restorations: 1976 Cadillac EldoradoCadillac’s are turning into our specialty. You can check out the previously completed ones in the GM section of this site. We have an out of state customer that has two of these cars in here has of this writing. This one came from west Texas and is a rare one. Only 200 were built. This is a Bi-Centennial... Read more >>

1976 Buick 4-Door Hardtop

MidSouthern Restorations: 1976 Buick 4-Door HardtopPeople restore automobiles for different reasons. This big Buick four-door hard top was purchased new by our customer's uncle and aunt in 1976. It was located in a barn with the transmission burned out, and the plastic bumper fillers were rotted off the rear. The color was boring beige, the fender and... Read more >>