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Practical Classics

May 01 2021
Magazine

Practical Classics magazine has a 30-year tradition of delivering the very best, hands-on classic car experiences to its readers. Every staff writer and contributor works on and restores their own classics. Each issue is packed with: * Rigorous buying advice * Real-world product tests * Inspirational classic driving features * Fascinating historical insight Practical Classics is also a campaigning title, taking the concerns of classic car owners to Parliament and keeping its readers' classics where they belong - on the road. So come and join PC in the workshop - the kettle's on.

WELCOME TO THE WORKSHOP • Where little cars unleash our inner teenage dirtbag

And the winner is… • Restorer of the year goes to Andy and his remarkable MGA

PC AWARDS IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • Don’t panic, simply maintain your classic, says Matt Tomkins

QuikSteel and PlastikRepair £6.73 each

Griffin greats… gone • But a permanent Vauxhall museum in Luton is still an aspiration

! DULL BUT IMPORTANT • Legislation and research news

THIS MONTH IN 5 PICS • Snippets from the classic world

LOCKDOWN HEROES RECOGNISED • National Car Cub Awards honour our community’s greatest givers

Mitsubishi sells up • Heritage collection going in one auction

NEWS IN BRIEF…

Radford is back • Coachbuilder returns with new ownership

SEND IN YOUR CARS AND WIN! • ‘Charlotte’s Choice’ is here and she’s got prizes to give away

A brighter future • Some cars spared LED light MoT changes – but not all

CLASSICS FOR CARERS • Stay at home show comes back again to win awards

The temptation page • Our monthly round-up of the latest products coming to market for both you and your classic…

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Virtually perfect! • Highlights from the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show with Discovery – ONLINE EDITION

MEMORY LANE • Quite the display – in the air and on the ground

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1964?

Show us your recreations

YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics UK

Get back out there! • Fingers crossed, the vaccine will make a difference. That means it’s time to dream again

LOCKDOWN HEROES • What you’ve been up to over the past few months

‘I own the only British Leyland MetroPlus in existence’ • 1980 Austin Metro HLS MetroPlus Tom Mercer, Bury

YOUR STORIES • Opening the history files of your classics

Rover P6 to PORTUGAL • Mark Gray takes ‘The General’ on a whistle-stop mission down to the Iberian Peninsula

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Online LEARNER • Befor this car, Jim Stuart had only changed oil or brake pads. How did he do it? ‘You can learn anything from YouTube!’

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘Why are some classics more desirable?’ • The world has been invaded by mysterious forces!

‘Your car needs exercise as much as you do’ • It’s OK to enjoy your classic in the current climate

‘Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning’ • It’s easy to jump to conclusions in fault diagnosis

RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field

Hatches are hot! • Opening sale of 2021 sees ACA get off to a great start

FANCY A PUNT? • ‘It was nothing short of disgraceful ’

The Good Auction Guide PC’s • pick of the best

TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve

‘IT NEEDED LOADS DOING TO IT’ • Gary McKenna’s Mini gets needy

If I had the...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 194 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: May 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: April 13, 2021

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OverDrive Magazine

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Practical Classics magazine has a 30-year tradition of delivering the very best, hands-on classic car experiences to its readers. Every staff writer and contributor works on and restores their own classics. Each issue is packed with: * Rigorous buying advice * Real-world product tests * Inspirational classic driving features * Fascinating historical insight Practical Classics is also a campaigning title, taking the concerns of classic car owners to Parliament and keeping its readers' classics where they belong - on the road. So come and join PC in the workshop - the kettle's on.

WELCOME TO THE WORKSHOP • Where little cars unleash our inner teenage dirtbag

And the winner is… • Restorer of the year goes to Andy and his remarkable MGA

PC AWARDS IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • Don’t panic, simply maintain your classic, says Matt Tomkins

QuikSteel and PlastikRepair £6.73 each

Griffin greats… gone • But a permanent Vauxhall museum in Luton is still an aspiration

! DULL BUT IMPORTANT • Legislation and research news

THIS MONTH IN 5 PICS • Snippets from the classic world

LOCKDOWN HEROES RECOGNISED • National Car Cub Awards honour our community’s greatest givers

Mitsubishi sells up • Heritage collection going in one auction

NEWS IN BRIEF…

Radford is back • Coachbuilder returns with new ownership

SEND IN YOUR CARS AND WIN! • ‘Charlotte’s Choice’ is here and she’s got prizes to give away

A brighter future • Some cars spared LED light MoT changes – but not all

CLASSICS FOR CARERS • Stay at home show comes back again to win awards

The temptation page • Our monthly round-up of the latest products coming to market for both you and your classic…

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Virtually perfect! • Highlights from the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show with Discovery – ONLINE EDITION

MEMORY LANE • Quite the display – in the air and on the ground

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1964?

Show us your recreations

YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics UK

Get back out there! • Fingers crossed, the vaccine will make a difference. That means it’s time to dream again

LOCKDOWN HEROES • What you’ve been up to over the past few months

‘I own the only British Leyland MetroPlus in existence’ • 1980 Austin Metro HLS MetroPlus Tom Mercer, Bury

YOUR STORIES • Opening the history files of your classics

Rover P6 to PORTUGAL • Mark Gray takes ‘The General’ on a whistle-stop mission down to the Iberian Peninsula

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Online LEARNER • Befor this car, Jim Stuart had only changed oil or brake pads. How did he do it? ‘You can learn anything from YouTube!’

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘Why are some classics more desirable?’ • The world has been invaded by mysterious forces!

‘Your car needs exercise as much as you do’ • It’s OK to enjoy your classic in the current climate

‘Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning’ • It’s easy to jump to conclusions in fault diagnosis

RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field

Hatches are hot! • Opening sale of 2021 sees ACA get off to a great start

FANCY A PUNT? • ‘It was nothing short of disgraceful ’

The Good Auction Guide PC’s • pick of the best

TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve

‘IT NEEDED LOADS DOING TO IT’ • Gary McKenna’s Mini gets needy

If I had the...


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