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Real World Auto Restoration

Owner Richard Wolf has decades of experience in auto restorations. From exotic cars to rare autos and many foreign & domestic cars and trucks. Want a custom, street rod or retso-mod? Real World Auto Restoration's fabrication services, custom interiors and custom engines are second to none. The car or truck of your dreams is limited only by your imagination.

All projects are photographed and video documented and you are encouraged to visit during shop hours to see the progress of your restoration or custom build for yourself. In fact, you can download a sample contract below to learn more about our commitment to your project.


Real World Auto Restoration is located in Franklin, NC. We provide the best quality, best shop rate and personalized service.

Fill out our contact form or give us a call today at (828) 369-0021 and let's get started on your dream car or truck.

ASCAA Certified

Car Appraiser

Richard Wolf knows collector cars and is certified by the ASCAA (American Society of Certified Auto Appraisers) as a car appraiser. His specialty is collector cars.

ASCAA certified appraisers are experts. The meticulous ASCAA certification process ensures that ASCAA-certified appraisers are accurate, impartial, and credible. They are educated and experienced in the field and are respected members of their communities. Most importantly, they deliver independent valuations that assure automobiles are appraised at its fair market value.

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