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Heavy Metal – Must-Have Welding Kit

For some of us, there is nothing better than getting properly involved in a classic car restoration. This of course means we have to take on the metalwork, because nothing likes to rust as much as an old car. Plus, there are huge savings to be made by doing it ourselves, not to mention the […]

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Bring Back Repair Culture…

Where, exactly, did it all go wrong? Was it the advent of the smartphone? Was it the slow, societal shift into believing everything is disposable? Has it just been an increase in laziness? I don’t know what ground zero was, but the fact remains that these days we just don’t fix things. At the first […]

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Norfolk Premier Coachworks – Company Profile

Norfolk is perhaps not the first place that comes to mind when thinking of restoration shops. An accent with a fondness of a hard R? Absolutely. The Broads? But of course. James Blunt? Um, yes actually. Eye-wateringly beautiful classic car restoration, however? Not so much.  Though it should be, because Norfolk, or more specifically, Norwich […]

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Restoration – Do it Right, Do It Once

When it comes to looking after cars I was, and ‘was’ is the important word here, far from perfect. When I was younger, I just wanted my cars to work, and if that meant they were held together with nothing more than spit and optimism, then so be it. I remember once owning a Mini […]

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Car & Classic Visits – Bicester Heritage

The world of classic motoring is rich, diverse and deeply interesting. It is, however, spread far and wide. There is one exception though, and it’s Bicester Heritage. An RAF base that has become a magnificent hub for all things classic.