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Replacing Alfetta Rear Wheel Bearing

Replacing Alfetta Rear Wheel Bearing

Replacing an Alfa Romeo Alfetta rear wheel bearing is one of those jobs with a grizzly reputation. So when one of mine came up as an MoT advisory, I had a word with Alfa specialist Les Dufty at Automeo. Les has [...]

August 14, 2015 Our Cars: Living The Dep-O Pledge, Retro Classic: A celebration of our old car addiction, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
Classic Volvo DOHC 16-valve Conversion

Classic Volvo DOHC 16-valve Conversion

Grainger & Worrall has partnered with one of the foremost Swedish engine designers to recreate a twin-cam, 16-valve engine for use with classic Volvos. The twin-cam unit, which was originally developed in 1971, has been produced using the latest engine [...]

January 27, 2014 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
MX-5 Miata Thermostat Housing Fix

MX-5 Miata Thermostat Housing Fix

We take our usual on-the-cheap, bodge it and scarper approach to the common Mazda MX-5 (Miata, Eunos Roadster) failure point – the thermostat housing. Or more specifically, the bypass houses which run out of the bottom of it. Made of [...]

July 11, 2013 Dep-O-vision: Short films which truly tickle our fancy, Our Cars: Living The Dep-O Pledge, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
Bodger’s Guide to Repairing Clearcoat Car Paint

Bodger’s Guide to Repairing Clearcoat Car Paint

We take our usual on the cheap approach to repairing clearcoat car paint which has fallen prey to the dreaded lacquer peel [...]

June 4, 2013 Dep-O-vision: Short films which truly tickle our fancy, News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news, Our Cars: Living The Dep-O Pledge, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
BMC/British Leyland Paint Guide

BMC/British Leyland Paint Guide

Comprehensive guide to the correct names of British Motor Corporation and British Leyland paint colours [...]

August 7, 2012 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
Fees Slashed for Leeds Restoration Course

Fees Slashed for Leeds Restoration Course

Leeds City College's celebrated full-time classic car restoration course, has just reduced its fees from £3400 to a far more affordable £1500. [...]

June 15, 2012 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
Rover V8 Cross Ram Weber Manifold

Rover V8 Cross Ram Weber Manifold

Webcon has launched a lip-smacking Rover V8 manifold which is capable of taking four Weber 45DCOE carburettors. [...]

April 20, 2012 News: Read all about it! There's no news like new news, Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff
Mind The Gap

Mind The Gap

sneaky afternoon at the lockup, and I managed to get the new suspension cones onto the Mini – I could call them Hi-Los, Adjustarides, or any other of a hundred trade names, but they’ll have to be height adjustable suspension [...]

March 14, 2012 Tech: Projects, 'how to' guides and useful stuff