Each issue is packed with the best down-to-earth advice, useful specialist information and news based on realistically priced classic cars, which will inspire you to buy, repair and restore your own classic cars. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies
CATCH ’EM YOUNG • Three classic cars are added to the modern Vauxhall Corsa fleet for young learner drivers
NEW: BARGAIN CARS • New magazine will help you buy and run modern classics
MOKE IS TO GO BACK ON SALE! • A new Mini Moke, updated but staying true to the original, is cleared for sale in the UK
NEC SHOW POSTPONED
THE RESTORATION SHOW GETS A NEW VENUE FOR 2020
ALLARD'S CONTINUATION JR
GRAHAM ROBSON MISSED OPPORTUNITIES
IAIN AYRE 1992, AND ALL THAT
ROD KER KEEPING A PROMISE
FAMILY FAVOURITE • Ford Escort Mk1s had two distinct characters – on the one hand they were cheap and dependable family transport, but on the other they were highly desirable and sporty models. Bob Weir went to Lanarkshire to meet David Kane and YDO 984L, a car that combines both family memories and sporting heritage.
LITTLE URN • When Marcus Johnson bought a Beetle because it had been converted to LPG and promised to be economical to run, little did he realise the chain of events that it would set in motion.
THE COLLECTORS • When Anne and Richard Bryant got married in 1982, they had four cars between them which ranged from four to 36 years old. Over the years, this collection has grown to 11 vehicles, and at one time reached 13. That's because they tend to keep the vast majority of cars they acquire, resulting in some very long periods of ownership. This is the story behind each of them.
10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT... TRIUMPH TR4, TR5 AND TR250 • The TR4 and TR5 were stepping stones along the evolutionary path that led from the sidescreen cars of the 1950s to the TR6 that took Triumph growling into the 1970s. There were some diversions down blind alleys along the way, though.
MG MIDGET PROJECT PART 2 A PLAN OF ACTION • Having driven our new Midget project home from Gloucestershire to Lincolnshire, we knew that it was running well. However, we also knew that it had quite a few underlying issues that would need sorting. Our next job was to try and draw up a provisional list of jobs to be done.
Giving the Bentley MkVI some attention
Balljoints and bearings
LKR 963 arrives!
Lowlight trip to Wales is summer highlight
Troubleshooting with Steve Rothwell • Our helpful Q&A hotline may be able to solve your classic-related problems, so email us at email@example.com and we’ll do our best to help.
FIGARO PROJECT PART 9 THE FINISHING TOUCHES • We wrap up our Figaro adventure with a few final tasks before handing the keys to its new owner, plus a summary of what it is like to own and drive such a distinctive car.
PREPARING FOR WINTER STORAGE • If you’re planning to store your classic away for the winter, follow our guide to help ensure that it comes out of storage in good shape next spring.
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NUTS, BOLTS AND WASHERS • Discover the benefits of compression washers, different threads, how bolts are graded and how to use lockwire with our beginner's guide to fastenings.
Threads and heads
Cosmetic and quick-access nuts
Grades and rust resistance
Shanks and threads
Split pins and R-clips