Jaguar XK140 1957

Jaguar XK140 1957

A new customer in based in Milton Keynes had emailed me asking for some help. He had rather awkwardly put diesel in the car and drove it for a while. The car was not happy and he returned it home, it was obviously running very lumpy Finally got down to see the car....
1982 Suzuki Katana bearings

1982 Suzuki Katana bearings

A new customer in nearby Northampton asked if I could replace the head steering bearings in his 1982 Suzuki Katana. It had failed the MOT due to this. The motorcycle is a project build for the customer, so fortunately some of the extras had been stripped down. All...
Velocette Venom Clubman

Velocette Venom Clubman

A regular customer of mine had some issues with his kickstart not returning to it’s kick position on this mid 1960s Velocette Venom Clubman. The kickstart assembly was removed and stripped. Turns out the return spring was broken and also had jammed up the...
74 Eldorado brakes and things!

74 Eldorado brakes and things!

Got to work on an all American 2.5 ton lump today. A 1974 Cadillac Eldorado for a local classic car dealership business. The car had failed brakes. Turns out the master cylinder was leaking quite badly so that unit was replaced along with new front calipers and the...
Sprocket and Chain Replacement

Sprocket and Chain Replacement

This new customer contacted me through Facebook with a 2003 Lexmoto. His rear sprocket had split and the chain was jammed up. I tend to avoid newer vehicles (I am a classics specialist!!!), however if I can help I will. Took no more than an hour to get the bike back...
Jaguar welding work

Jaguar welding work

Technically not a classic, but welding is welding. This local person with a 2004 Jaguar X-Type had some major corrosion under the rockers failing the inspection as a result. The large holes needs plating up and welding, Quite a lot of rotten material had to be cut...