I saw this when driving by, and had to go back and see what was the story! It's a 1958 MGA!
They dated in this car, and kept it at her mom's lately... but then that changed when her mom passed away and the house sold.
So, I asked if I could stop by now and then to do progress photos, and they very awesomely said yes! Very cool!
So, then I found out that it's going to get fixed up, and how?
By trading his hot rod to this service station owner in trade for repairs.