Here at Wards Classic Radio Service, we get tons of e-mails every week
from people who are interested in our service. To make things a little easier
on us, we have created a list of FAQ (frequently asked questions) . If you
have a question that is not addressed below, please feel free to e-mail us
and we will try and answer you as soon as possible. Thanks.
Question # 1
Do you work on radios for the general public?
Answer, Yes we do . We service most Dodge Chrysler Plymouth(Mopar)
radios from the 1960's - 1970's . some 1950's
Question # 2
How much does it cost to have my radio fully serviced?
Answer, we generally charge a flat rate of $145 for solid state am radios, and $195 for solid state am fm radios
AM FM Stereo radios are generally $245 to $270, add $20 for shipping.
Some radios could be a little more, call or email for a quote, Your radio will function 100% correct like it did the day it left
the factory. All switches, knobs, dials, preset buttons, etc. will function correctly.
Everything will be inspected, lubed, aligned, new bulb , etc. etc. replacemant of new cosmetics, such as knobs, face
plates, dial indicator, is extra.
Radio will be cleaned and detailed. Radio will be bench tested for several hours
before return shipping.
Return shipping is an additional $ 20 . This includes double boxing, bubble wrap, etc.
Question # 3
Do you rechrome ?
Answer, no we do not . We can only clean up what you send us. However, we can and
do swap excellent used parts onto your radio as long as we have them available (this is
why we have hundreds of parts radios on hand).We do this at no extra charge.
Question # 4
What form of payment do you accept?
Answer, we accept money orders, or checks (personal checks are fine) or paypal.
Sorry, we do not take credit cards.
Question # 5
How long will it take to service/return my radio ?
Answer, Please call or email for a turn around time.
We restore/sell approx. 400-500 vintage radios per year , but we always work our
customer radios in so they are treated as a priority.
Question # 6
Do you upgrade radios to modern electronics , for cd jacks etc?
Answer, We can add a jack for mp3,cd, Ipod .
We also now offer a complete modern FM upgrade as well.
Question # 7
Where do I send my radio ?
Answer,Once you have carefully boxed your radio(we recomend double boxing)
you may send it to me at this address...
Wards Classic Car Radio Repair
131 Culps Dr
Please be sure to print off the repair form and fill it out
and include it along with your radio. At the very least ,include a note with your name ,
address ,e-mail address or phone # .
If you are in fact sending in a radio, please e-mail or call us and tell us.
Question # 8
When do I pay?
Answer,To speed up the return shipping,You may enclose a payment
with your radio, or if you prefer, we will contact you
via e-mail ,or phone when your radio is ready, and you may mail payment at that time.
Question # 9
What kinds of radios do you service?
Answer, We service most 60's-70's Mopar
Delco,Ford AM as well as AM FM radios.
Also ,We no longer service the 1970 E body AM FM models manufactured by Phillips.