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1983 1 9 PD the St Louis Post Dispatch Sunday Magazine


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1984 9 5 The Daily Jefferson County Democrat Rocket


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1994 4 1 Weekly News Democrat


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1995 4 14 News Democrat Journal


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1995 4 20 Jefferson County Leader


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1997 9 4 Jefferson County Leader


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1997 12 3 Metro South Post


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1997 Colision repair


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1998 8 23 Jefferson County Journal


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1999 6 24 Jefferson County Leader


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1999 8 25 News Democrat Journal


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1999 Guide to Austin - Healey Conclave


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2000 2 28 Jefferson County Post


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2002 9 5 Jefferson County Leader


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2003 7 9 News Democrat Journal


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2003 9 4 Jefferson County Leader


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2005 9 1 Jefferson County Leader


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2007 8 30 Jefferson County Leader


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2008 7 9 News Democrat Journal


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2008 8 28 Jefferson County Leader


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A true American Classic.


Here are some pictures of Mike with the DiDia 150 and an old picture of Crystal City/ Festus Main Street.


 
2012 5 17 Jefferson County Leader


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1981 8 7 Auble at large


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1981 9 2 Courier Journal


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1981 9 2 Democrat Pilot


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1981 9 11 St louis Globe Democrat


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1981  or 82  Meramec Journal


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1981 or   82   South County Journal


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1982 2 26 Democrat Rocket


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2003 7 High Performance Pontiac


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1998 Cars and Parts


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Turbine pamphlet


This is not an article about our shop, but it is a rare piece of history about a car we restored. This pamphlet was published in the early sixties about the Turbine car project. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine article...


 
 
1994 Channel 5 Pertzborns People


1994 Channel 5 Pertzborns People In 1994 Mike Manns Did an interview with Pertzborns People on Channel 5 news about his restoration of the Bobby Darin Dream Car the Dida 150.


 
2005 09 The West Side with Mike Manns


2005 09 The West Side with Mike Manns In 2005 Mike Manns did an interview with "The West Side" about Manns AutoBody and the Restoration business.


 
The Manns Minute


Mike Manns of Manns Restoration has partnered with AreaRides.com to share his vast knowledge of classic, antique, and unique cars. Conveniently packaged in one minute segments. We call it the Manns Minute. They are featured on our YouTube chann...


 
2012 8 Sports Car Digest


Manns Restoration restored this 1925 Isotta Fraschini for Pebble Beach in 2012. This picture was taken on the coast road in California by Tim Scott (Photo Credit Tim Scott / Fluid Images fluidimages@gmail.com), and it was featured in Sports Car D...


 
 
2012 Summer Rodders Journal


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2012 9 Hemmings


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Barrett Jackson Auction 2012     Isotta Fraschini


The Barrett Jackson Auction will auction off the 1925 Isotta Fraschini restored at Manns Restoration. More news will be posted as it becomes available. See it on the web here: http://www.barrett-jackson.com/scottsdale/


 
1960s Mechanixs Illustrated


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1949 Festus Year Book


This year book from 1949 shows Manns auto sales sponsored the year book. Note the phone number was only three digits long. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you ...


 
1960 The Model A Ford Album pics of Edsels Sport Phaeton


This book was one of the books we used as a reference for the restoration of Edsel's Sport Phaeton. There are just a few pages shown here with pictures of the car that was believed to have been lost forever. To see full size images of the ne...


 
January 2011 The Restorer


In 2011 The Restorer did this article on a replica of "Edsel's Sport Phaeton". At the time the replica was made the original was believed to have been destroyed. Manns Restoration was pleased to have the opportunity to restore the original. Thi...


 
2012 December Edsels Sport Phaeton on Gooding


The Gooding auction will be auctioning Edsels Sport Phaeton in January 2013 after its restoration at Manns Restoration. This is a screen shot of the site when the announcement was made. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine ...


 
 
2012 December Hemmings Blog Story


In 2012 after the announcement that Edsels Sport Phaeton would be at the Gooding auction after its restoration at Manns Restoration. Hemmings (Hemmings:classic car, and Hemmings: Motor News) did an article on this unique car for their blog. This...


 
2012 December Hemmings Motor News


This issue of Hemmings Motor News Featured the 1925 Isotta Fraschini we restored in an advertizement for the Barrett Jackson Auction. You can also see the Isotta at the Pebble Beach Concours. If your eyes are keen you can see Mike Manns standing...


 
2012 Barrett Jackson Dupont Promotions


This advertizement sent out by DuPont and Barrett Jackson features the 1925 Isotta Fraschini we restored. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click th...


 
2012 Fall   "The Spirit"  48 Town and Country Article


This issue of "The Spirit" featured an article about the 1948 Town and Country being restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to ...


 
 
2012 Gooding Auction write up on Edsels Sport Phaeton


When the Gooding and Company Auction posted information on Edsels Sport Phaeton it sparked the interest of people who did not expect to see a Ford on their site. This is a screen capture of the information, thank you Gooding for your attention. ...


 
2013 CNN Money


In January 2013 CNN Money did an article featuring the 1925 Isotta Fraschini restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click ...


 
2013 Barrett Jackson - Isotta Sold


In 2013 the 1925 Isotta Fraschini restored at Manns Restoration sold at the Barrett Jackson. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the image ag...


 
2013 James List


In 2013 James list listed the 1925 Isotta Fraschini restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the image again to see in f...


 
 
2013 The Old Motor


In 2013 "the Old Motor" did an article about Edsels Sport Phaeton restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the image...


 
2013 Sports Car Digest


In 2013 Sports Car Digest talked about Edsels Sport Phaeton, which was restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the im...


 
2013 Chromjuwelen


In 2013 Chromjuwelen did an article on Edsels Sport Phaeton. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the image again to see in full size. Firefox a...


 
2013 Barrett Jackson - Popcorn Truck


In 2013 the popcorn truck restored at Manns Restoration sold at the Barrett Jackson Auction. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click the image ag...


 
 
2013, 1925 Isotta Fraschini at Barrett Jackson


In 2013 The 1925 Isotta Fraschini that was restored at Manns Restoration sold at the Barrett Jackson Auction.


 
Highway Rockers tour 2013


February 9th 2013 we hosted the Highway Rockers Car Club. They had the opportunity to look over the entire facility and visit with the staff.


 
Ramblin Around TV 4 24 13


On April 24 2013 we were featured on Ramblin Around TV. Their address is http://www.Facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV


 
Ramblin Around TV Facebook 4 29 13


On April 29 2013 Ramblin Around TV featured us on their Facebook. Their address is http://www.Facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV


 
 
Ramblin Around  TV facebook 4 23 2013


On April 23 2013 Ramblin Around TV featured us on their Facebook. They came to the shop and shot videos of one of our car shows and said they were very impressed with our work. Their address is http://www.Facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV


 
2013 7 Rod and Custom Barris car


In the July 2013 Rod and Custom they had an article that featured a Barris custom car from 1950. The same car is in our shop right now for some work.


 
1939 Packard - Video


Packard Rebirth part1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzYPuSw5LcU This video of the 1939 Packard done for the Rockefeller family was produced by Steve Dunsford of Area Rides ( http://arearides.com/ ). It is the first part of a DVD th...


 
2013 9 Hemmings Classic Car


The September 2013 issue of Hemmings Classic Car featured a car we restored at the Amelia Island Concours, a 1934 Lincoln. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may hav...


 
 
1952 Mechanix Illustrated Hobby car


This unique car was built from designs in Mechanix Illustrated in the early fifties. The current owner bought the car with out the chance to inspect. He was told it "probably" had an engine in it. The current owner didnt really care about the e...


 
2013 Easter Concours d'Elegance


At the 2013 Easter Concours d'Elegance in Forest Park St. Louis, Manns Restoration won the Sponsor's Choice. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click ...


 
2013 January Hemmings Classic Car


This issue of Hemmings Classic Car Featured an advertizement for the Barrett Jackson Auction displaying the 1925 Isotta Fraschini Restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the p...


 
2013 January Hemmings Motor News


This issue of Hemmings Motor News featured an ad with the 1925 Isotta Fraschini Restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to click...


 
 
2013 February Hemmings Classic Car


This Issue of Hemmings Classic Car featured an ad with the 1925 Isotta Fraschini Restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may have to clic...


 
2013 February Hemmings Motor News


This issue of Hemmings Motor News Features an advertisement for the Gooding and Company auction which shows Edsels Sport Phaeton, Restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the p...


 
2013 Barrett Jackson Preview


This is the Preview for the Barrett Jackson Auction, it features the 1925 Isotta Fraschini restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign on the image and then you may ...


 
2013 Gooding Auction Preview


This is an excerpt from the 2013 Gooding and Company auction preview. Most cars in the book only had 2 pages of coverage, to show pictures and describe the car. Edsels sport Phaeton, Restored at Manns Restoration had an 8 page article and the ca...


 
 
2013 Gooding and Company Auction Pocket Guide


This is the Pocket Guide for the 2013 Gooding and Company Auction where Edsels Sport Phaeton will be auctioned after being restored at Manns Restoration. To see full size images of the newspapers and magazine articles, click on the plus sign ...


 
KSHE 95 and The U-Man


Manns Restoration has begun advertising on KSHE 95 with John Ulett "The U-Man". Mr. Ulett visited the shop and was excited to see some of the unique cars on hand. You can read "The U-Mans" blog at http://www.kshe95.com/uman/home.aspx


 
2013 Gooding and Company Auction


In 2013 Edsels Sport Phaeton was at the Gooding and Company Auction after its restoration at Manns Restoration.