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Classics Monthly

Aug 01 2021
Magazine

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

Editor

Classics Monthly

EVERYDAY CLASSICS AND MORE • Beaulieu is putting together a new display for its famous International Autojumble, while Simply Vauxhall and Simply Ford are set to return.

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES...

COMPETITION WINNERS

OLD MG AND NEWS TRIUMPH RIVALRIES ARE BURIED

E-TYPE 60TH CELEBRATED IN STYLE

TR DRIVERS CLUB'S BULLET RELAY RUN

BURLEN CELEBRATES THE TRIPLE TON MINOR

PRODUCTS

LETTERS

JOHN SPRINZEL • OCTOBER 1930 – MAY 2021

GRAHAM ROBSON DOCKERS AND DAIMLERS

IAIN AYRE THE JOY OF ANTICIPATION

ONE IN A MILLION • When BMC set out to celebrate the 1,000,000th Morris Minor, the car had to be something special. When father and son Bill and Richard McKellar set out to restore theirs, they felt the same way.

Morris Minor Garage – and book!

OGLE SX1000 • If you have not seen an Ogle SX1000 before, or maybe never even heard of such a model, then don't worry because you are surely not alone. That's hardly surprising, with survivors on the road in the UK believed to number only single digits.

OLD CARS

THE FAMILY WAY • When Ian Yates met his future wife Linda as a teenager, he had already developed a passion for Fords. Now, three decades on, the couple are passing that same passion on to their son.

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT... THE REAR-ENGINED RENAULTS • From the tiny Renault 4CV to the monstrous Renault 5 Turbo, the French company produced a wide range of rear-engined cars (technically mid-engined in the case of the R5 Turbo!) before settling on FWD as the way to go. Here are a few snippets of trivia from those years.

MG MIDGET PROJECT PART 11 ELECTRICS AND INTERIOR • As explained last issue, we are rattling through the build-up of our long-term Midget project, condensing many weeks of work down to the bare bones to fit in the final two instalments.

TENGTOOLS

The MG Owners Club

Iain Ayre Contributor

Pimple’s broke brakes

Morgan Martyn -Jones Contributor

Fettling the Davrian

Paul Wager

Starter’s orders

Goldsworthy Simon

Teething troubles sorted

Troubleshooting with Steve Rothwell • Our helpful Q&A hotline may be able to solve your classic-related problems, so email us at classics.ed@kelsey.co.uk and we’ll do our best to help.

PROJECT MINI CLUBMAN PART 9 • With the Mini Clubman looking superb after its full respray as detailed last issue, it was time to do something about its slightly drag-racer stance – the result of sagging front suspension cones rather than any pretensions to sprinting power.

CLASSIC MINI PARTS PRICES FROM WWW.MINISPARES.COM FOR A 1976 LEYLAND MINI 998CC

AUSTIN MONTEGO ESTATE • Not many cars can justify the cost of a full restoration, and most will cost more to fix than they will ever be worth. That does not mean they aren’t worth doing, just that the impetus has to be emotional rather than financial. Our new Montego project is a case in point.

TENSGIOOLS

PROJECT BLOWER BENTLEY • After getting the Bentley Turbo R home following its alternator belt wobbly and having fitted some decent tyres, we give it a proper once-over.

AUDIO UPGRADE

MIRROR, MIRROR

LEATHER REFURB

FLYING SPARES

TRIUMPH STAG • Most cars fit into fairly well-defined market segments and have a number of obvious rivals, but Triumph’s...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 116 Publisher: Kelsey Publishing Group Edition: Aug 01 2021

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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

Editor

Classics Monthly

EVERYDAY CLASSICS AND MORE • Beaulieu is putting together a new display for its famous International Autojumble, while Simply Vauxhall and Simply Ford are set to return.

THE JOURNEY CONTINUES...

COMPETITION WINNERS

OLD MG AND NEWS TRIUMPH RIVALRIES ARE BURIED

E-TYPE 60TH CELEBRATED IN STYLE

TR DRIVERS CLUB'S BULLET RELAY RUN

BURLEN CELEBRATES THE TRIPLE TON MINOR

PRODUCTS

LETTERS

JOHN SPRINZEL • OCTOBER 1930 – MAY 2021

GRAHAM ROBSON DOCKERS AND DAIMLERS

IAIN AYRE THE JOY OF ANTICIPATION

ONE IN A MILLION • When BMC set out to celebrate the 1,000,000th Morris Minor, the car had to be something special. When father and son Bill and Richard McKellar set out to restore theirs, they felt the same way.

Morris Minor Garage – and book!

OGLE SX1000 • If you have not seen an Ogle SX1000 before, or maybe never even heard of such a model, then don't worry because you are surely not alone. That's hardly surprising, with survivors on the road in the UK believed to number only single digits.

OLD CARS

THE FAMILY WAY • When Ian Yates met his future wife Linda as a teenager, he had already developed a passion for Fords. Now, three decades on, the couple are passing that same passion on to their son.

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT... THE REAR-ENGINED RENAULTS • From the tiny Renault 4CV to the monstrous Renault 5 Turbo, the French company produced a wide range of rear-engined cars (technically mid-engined in the case of the R5 Turbo!) before settling on FWD as the way to go. Here are a few snippets of trivia from those years.

MG MIDGET PROJECT PART 11 ELECTRICS AND INTERIOR • As explained last issue, we are rattling through the build-up of our long-term Midget project, condensing many weeks of work down to the bare bones to fit in the final two instalments.

TENGTOOLS

The MG Owners Club

Iain Ayre Contributor

Pimple’s broke brakes

Morgan Martyn -Jones Contributor

Fettling the Davrian

Paul Wager

Starter’s orders

Goldsworthy Simon

Teething troubles sorted

Troubleshooting with Steve Rothwell • Our helpful Q&A hotline may be able to solve your classic-related problems, so email us at classics.ed@kelsey.co.uk and we’ll do our best to help.

PROJECT MINI CLUBMAN PART 9 • With the Mini Clubman looking superb after its full respray as detailed last issue, it was time to do something about its slightly drag-racer stance – the result of sagging front suspension cones rather than any pretensions to sprinting power.

CLASSIC MINI PARTS PRICES FROM WWW.MINISPARES.COM FOR A 1976 LEYLAND MINI 998CC

AUSTIN MONTEGO ESTATE • Not many cars can justify the cost of a full restoration, and most will cost more to fix than they will ever be worth. That does not mean they aren’t worth doing, just that the impetus has to be emotional rather than financial. Our new Montego project is a case in point.

TENSGIOOLS

PROJECT BLOWER BENTLEY • After getting the Bentley Turbo R home following its alternator belt wobbly and having fitted some decent tyres, we give it a proper once-over.

AUDIO UPGRADE

MIRROR, MIRROR

LEATHER REFURB

FLYING SPARES

TRIUMPH STAG • Most cars fit into fairly well-defined market segments and have a number of obvious rivals, but Triumph’s...


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