• In the 911s shadow – how one car undervalues all of Porsche’s achievements

    In the 911s shadow – how one car undervalues all of Porsche’s achievements

    Today it’s impossible to think of Porsche without thinking about the 911. Its easy to forget that there even was a Porsche before the 911, but there was. The 356 model had gone though many iterations from its 1948 debut and by 1956 Porsche was actively designing its replacement. The beautiful shape that replaced the

  • Fuel injection for classic cars

    Fuel injection for classic cars

    Many people love the look and driving feel of classic cars but have little interest in their mechanical operation. For many classic car owners, it is the carburettors that cause most anxiety. After many years of operation their components become worn adding to the relative complexity of adjustment.

  • E10 petrol – great news for the planet but bad news for classic car owners

    E10 petrol – great news for the planet but bad news for classic car owners

    The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that a new type of bio-fuel, known as E10, will become the standard for unleaded petrol as early as August 2021. E10 petrol is unleaded petrol which contains up to 10 per cent bioethanol, taken from renewable sources such as sugar beet and other vegetable matter. This 5%

  • A guide to the 40 year old MOT exemption

    A guide to the 40 year old MOT exemption

    In September 2017 The Department for Transport (DfT) announced that classic cars more than 40 years old would be exempt from MOT testing from May 2018. This news arrived with a whimper rather than a bang and we have found many of our clients are still unaware of the change.

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