- Posted February 7, 2014 by
Brooklyn, New York
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Classics! Brooklyn strong ..
Ricco's passion for restoring vintage cars began as a kid because he used to spend time in his father's auto body shop. "He was pretty much self-taught," she said. "Then when he was in high school he actually went to work part-time, helping his dad fix and restore cars after school. Now he is partners with his dad at their auto body shop."
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Brooklyn is a very strange place. Some of the young guys are old guys in spirit as was the case with Ricco.
He loves drag racing and the older classic cars which he restores, and operates a body shop with his father. He says he tries to keep the tradition of classic cars alive.
I enjoyed talking with him so much. It was so refreshing to hear about his passion. I'm hoping to visit him next week if possible in his body shop.
He has a tow truck in his body shop that he uses to tow the mermaid float on for the famous annual Coney Island mermaid parade. I am looking forward to seeing this truck, especially in action.
February 7, 2014.