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The Fat Lip Restorations crew includes (from left to right) Matt Dodrow, and co-owners Cody Pearson and Shane Hagerty. The shop almost quadrupled in size when it moved from Hawley to just west of Detroit Lakes in December. (Jason Adkins/DL Newspapers)

Detroit Lakes car restoration company aims for beauty

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Restoring a classic car is like touching up a great work of art - plenty of sweat is needed to complete job, but at least you know what you have a template to follow.


Fat Lip Restorations on Highway 10 west of Detroit Lakes isn't a collision shop that does restoration work on the side - restoration is all the three-person shop does.

Owned by Shane Hagerty and Cody Pearson, Fat Lips opened in Hawley in 2005 and moved to Detroit Lakes in 2008.

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