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MGC Rally Car

MGC Rally Car

This MGC with full rally specification came in for some remedial repair work. That was just the beginning of the story and soon it became clear that extensive repairs would be necessary. much of which turned out to be a surprise for both the owner and myself. What had...

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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...

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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....

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Tomorrow’s Classic Cars on a Budget

Tomorrow’s Classic Cars on a Budget

This is the first of my posts investigating modern cars that are likely to become tomorrow's classics. Today let us try to find tomorrow's classic coupe models that can still be picked up for relatively little money today. Built by Ford's...

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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...

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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. The best place...

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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. Unless you have set your heart on something that...

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