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Classic Car Restoration

Classic Car Restoration

Top Ten Tips Determine a budget that you can afford and make sure you have include a contingency element, you will almost always need more than you think. You want a car that will appreciate in value, or at least hold value over time. A high end version of a very...
Tomorrows Classic Cars – Diesels

Tomorrows Classic Cars – Diesels

This is the second of my posts investigating modern cars that are likely to become tomorrow’s classics. Today let us try to find tomorrow’s classic cars, this time we consider diesel models that can be picked up for relatively little money today. BMW 535D...
Calm down dear it’s only a diesel

Calm down dear it’s only a diesel

Diesel was good a few years back and petrol was bad, today electric is good, petrol is a bit bad and diesel drivers are heartless, selfish and would probably drown small puppies if you let them. Negative publicity is making diesel cars very unpopular, so much so they...
Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part Three)

Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part Three)

Quality takes time and patience, the rewards for restoring a classic is more than money can buy. Go to any classic car show and you will soon discover who has a passion for restoration and who simply bought a restored classic. Restore your own vehicle and you join a...
Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part Two)

Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part Two)

Having decided on your project vehicle it is time to get the ‘show on the road’. With luck there will not be too many surprises ahead, though frankly you can be certain that there will be some hiccups to come, no matter how careful you are. Where to look...
Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part One)

Classic Motor Vehicle Restoration Checklist (Part One)

Before you start searching through the classified ads for a project for restoration there are a few things you should know that will save you from encountering a wide range of issues further down the line. If it ain't right... walk! Unless you have set your heart on...