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Rover P5B Coupe Rolling Restoration And Maintenance

Kevin Rover p5b Coupe

The Rover P5B Coupe is personally one of our favourite cars. Having watched The Petrol Age with Paul McGann recently and watched him cruise about in his white one we started to ask how many of these cars are out there being used and kept going. Enter Kevin and his fab P5b Coupe rolling restoration. Ok so that might not be the most flattering picture of Kevin but the car is what we are after. Read More »

Land Rover Discovery 300TDI Electric Window ECU Fix

land rover discovery 300tdi window ecu fix

The Land Rover 300TDI has had issues with the electric windows for a while now. As many of you will know an electric window is made up of a motor and a switch to control electricity to the motor. Switch it one way and it will go up, the other way and down she goes. That’s the theory anyway. Land Rover, and this is in the 90’s decided they would add into this mix an ECU or electronic control unit. Read More »

We Restore A Classic MGB Will It Work Out?

The first candidate is looking like being an MGB. The plan is to restore the car and include all our followers along the way. Now understand that although we are pure petrol heads we are not qualified mechanics but this is the same situation that most of our followers Read More »

Evans Classic Cool Waterless Coolant Jaguar Mk2 Does It Work?

So you are enjoying running around in your classic car, the way other drivers let you out, the smiles you elicit on the faces of the pedestrians and small children as you drive past. The weather is perfect and the sun is shining but there is that niggling feeling in the back of your mind. This feeling is not one you share with your passengers, they are happy and do not need to know your dark inner demons, those thoughts that just simmer in the back of your mind trying their hardest to take the shine off your day out. Is today too hot? When we arrive at the next town will there be heavy crawling traffic? If I tap the temp gauge will my passengers notice? Read More »

Classic Car And Off Road Tyre Saga Old Or New? Retread Or Not?

We have written about our experience with tyres that look perfectly ok, lots of tread and no colour degrading. These were on our Jaguar Mk2 and all was fine until it rained. We could have been driving on black ice for all the grip the car had. Leaving every junction required us to be in at least 3rd gear or they would simply spin up. Read More »