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Classic Bristol Air Con Project

April 12, 2018

This Bristol has been with us before for a complete body restoration back in 2014-15 which is detailed in our older posts. This time she came in to be fitted with modern air conditioning to make the comfortable cruising even more comfortable should we ever get a summer again. We would like to thank ..

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Aston Martin DB6

April 12, 2018

This beautiful Aston Martin DB6 has been in to us many times for mechanical maintenance and general upkeep repair works to keep it in exceptional running order and condition. This time we repaired one of the electric windows and gave her a tune up to ensure she was running absolutely smooth and true..

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Lotus Elan 150-5 2+2

April 12, 2018

This vehicle was initially brought to our new premises to have a new dashboard and wiring loom installed but following the client recognising the quality of our workmanship he requested that we see the project through to completion. Now as we as installing the wiring loom and dashboard we have also ..

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March 9, 2018

This Studebaker was being restored elsewhere but after seeing our workmanship at the Classic Car Restoration Show at the NEC in November 2017 the owner decide d that they would like us to take over the project. Following the car arriving at our new premises we quickly gave the car a thorough inspect..

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Mr Bean Mini for Practical Classics

March 8, 2018

This vehicle was owned by Rowen Atkinson’s family as it was purchased for his son to learn to drive. The vehicle was rescued by Practical Classics and has been used to re-create the car made famous in Mr Bean. Following shot blasting Matt Thomkinson from Practical Classics completed all the ne..

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The XK Club Round Britain Coastal Drive

June 14, 2017

The XK Club are supporting prostate cancer with a charity coastal drive around the whole of Great Britain from 12th – 29th June 2017. It is an 18 stage event with each stage being circa 180 miles and you will need to own a classic XK to take part. The event is a relay now … Read more