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Practical Classics

Nov 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 • As Team PC gears up for Camper Round The Coast

Life’s a beach! • Camper Round the Coast puts £1000 in the tin for Prostate Cancer UK

NEWS IN 5 PICTURES

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkins A solution to the parts quality problem?

DULL BUT IMPORTANT! • You can tow if you want to

Beaulieu is back! • But International jumblers are defeated by barriers

THIS MONTH WE LOVE...

MY MONTH IN 5 PICTURES • Danny Hopkins shows us what’s in his camera

It’s showtime – the big one is back on for 2021 • Classic Motor Show returns this November – the journey continues

BULLDOG RETURNS FROM OBSCURITY

NEWS IN BRIEF…

SHORTAGE OF E5 PETROL • Super supplies stunted as E10 leads to pressure

Pedal Power! • Austin pedal car memories

HAPPY ALVIS! • Alvis birthday memories

The temptation page • The very best tools and tech for you and your cherished classic…

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • Summer in Northumbria, and parking’s at a premium

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1977?

80s GIANT TEST • Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 v BMW 323i v Saab 99 Turbo

WHICH ONE IS COMING HOME WITH ME..?

LOOKING BACK • Richard Bremner remembers his 13 years at CAR Magazine. The best job in the world?

Behind the scenes • James Walshe reveals the secrets of shooting Salvage Hunters

Remembering Danny’s grandfather

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

‘It's a 20-year project and it's still going!’ • 1969 Triumph TR6 Richard Burke, Coventry

My DIY PORSCHE • After an initial shock, Gary Muir rolled his sleeves up and brought his 1982 911 back to life himself

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Series 1 PILOT • Teenage restorer Elyot Harmston turned lockdown frustration into a thing of significant beauty

Here’s how Elyot did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

NICK LARKIN • Environmental concerns have our Nick… concerned

JOHN SIMISTER • John recalls when Proton gave Mitsubishi a fright

RUST IN PEACE • Your driveway discoveries and field finds

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

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s picks of cars offered through Classic-CarsForSale

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 2000 MGF

Daimler SP250 • How do you buy a good Dart? James Walshe explains all

A CHAT WITH AN SP250 OWNER • Graham Instrell tells us why he loves his 1961 Daimler SP250 B-Spec

XJ-S superstars • Which version of Jag’s big GT would we choose?

Modern World

J-J HAS A BLAST IN A BLACKPOOL BEAST • Did Wheeler’s last of roll of the dice land a six?

CLEVER MONEY CARS

ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen

TVR CHIMAERA 1992-2003...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 170 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Nov 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: September 28, 2021

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English

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 • As Team PC gears up for Camper Round The Coast

Life’s a beach! • Camper Round the Coast puts £1000 in the tin for Prostate Cancer UK

NEWS IN 5 PICTURES

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkins A solution to the parts quality problem?

DULL BUT IMPORTANT! • You can tow if you want to

Beaulieu is back! • But International jumblers are defeated by barriers

THIS MONTH WE LOVE...

MY MONTH IN 5 PICTURES • Danny Hopkins shows us what’s in his camera

It’s showtime – the big one is back on for 2021 • Classic Motor Show returns this November – the journey continues

BULLDOG RETURNS FROM OBSCURITY

NEWS IN BRIEF…

SHORTAGE OF E5 PETROL • Super supplies stunted as E10 leads to pressure

Pedal Power! • Austin pedal car memories

HAPPY ALVIS! • Alvis birthday memories

The temptation page • The very best tools and tech for you and your cherished classic…

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • Summer in Northumbria, and parking’s at a premium

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1977?

80s GIANT TEST • Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 v BMW 323i v Saab 99 Turbo

WHICH ONE IS COMING HOME WITH ME..?

LOOKING BACK • Richard Bremner remembers his 13 years at CAR Magazine. The best job in the world?

Behind the scenes • James Walshe reveals the secrets of shooting Salvage Hunters

Remembering Danny’s grandfather

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

‘It's a 20-year project and it's still going!’ • 1969 Triumph TR6 Richard Burke, Coventry

My DIY PORSCHE • After an initial shock, Gary Muir rolled his sleeves up and brought his 1982 911 back to life himself

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Series 1 PILOT • Teenage restorer Elyot Harmston turned lockdown frustration into a thing of significant beauty

Here’s how Elyot did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

NICK LARKIN • Environmental concerns have our Nick… concerned

JOHN SIMISTER • John recalls when Proton gave Mitsubishi a fright

RUST IN PEACE • Your driveway discoveries and field finds

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

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s picks of cars offered through Classic-CarsForSale

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 2000 MGF

Daimler SP250 • How do you buy a good Dart? James Walshe explains all

A CHAT WITH AN SP250 OWNER • Graham Instrell tells us why he loves his 1961 Daimler SP250 B-Spec

XJ-S superstars • Which version of Jag’s big GT would we choose?

Modern World

J-J HAS A BLAST IN A BLACKPOOL BEAST • Did Wheeler’s last of roll of the dice land a six?

CLEVER MONEY CARS

ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen

TVR CHIMAERA 1992-2003...


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