18 Jul

Manual or Automatic Transmission

There are many things to consider when you are purchasing a car, and one of the biggest is whether you should purchase an automatic or manual car. There are benefits of both, which we will run through with you now. Automatic First of all, an automatic transmission is known to be the more enjoyable way to drive around town. If you are not too confident, lacking skills or looking for an easy ride automatic transmission can be the best option and it’s probably safer than manual for new drivers as it reduces driving effort by 25 percent. Manual While manual transmission cars are less popular today, they are still in use. And they allow the driver to have more control and operation of the car and its speed. Some may...
20 Jun

Why it is important to service your vehicle regularly

If you own a vehicle, it is your responsibility to make sure that it is safe and road worthy to drive. While it is not a legal requirement in the UK to get your vehicle serviced, it is compulsory to get an annual MOT. MOT’s are great for knowing your vehicle is safe to drive on the road, however a service can examine your car or van in more detail. Servicing a vehicle can improve its lifespan and decrease the risk of a mechanical fault during driving. You can service a vehicle as often as you want but most drivers choose to service theirs annually. Servicing your vehicle annually can also help when it comes to selling. Selling a vehicle with a full service history increases the price of your...
15 May

Creating a campervan from a regular van

Travelling and exploring is becoming even more popular over the years, and with that, many people are looking for ways to save on accommodation and travel expenses. One way is by creating and building your own campervan, converted from a regular van. Which van you decide really depends on the size of camper you are after. To start your campervan project, you must insulate the van minimising the risk of water damage from the outside and condensation build up on the inside. Once insulated, line your van with a chosen material, most popular being wood. Creating a living space is simple, with one area for sleeping and the other for cooking, and storage. You can also fit your campervan with lights and a fan system if you desire too, making...
19 Apr

Restoring a classic car

When you first consider restoring a classic car, there are a lot of different decisions you have to make before and during the process. Depending on the type of approach you decide to take, you can do all the work yourself or hire a mechanic and body shop to do some of the work for you. It’s important to now that not all garages are classic car enthusiast like you, so you may want to make sure you choose a mechanic with a love of classics and experience with old cars. A good way to find some shops that can work for your classic car restoration is to attend some of the classic car shows that come to your area and ask the owners who they use for the odd...
19 Feb

Preparing your classic car for a show

Finally, it’s the time to showcase your marvelous car to the world – by this we mean the few thousand people that do turn out to classic car shows. You have got all the maintenance right and all parts working superbly. It’s the time to reap your hard work mind efforts you have placed in conditioning the car. For you to really stand out, preparation is everything. Winners get made at the end of the day so you must make sure you are familiar with the rules of the game. They provide you with the insight of what will get checked in the show. To be on the safe side make sure that you find the right insurance that will cover you during the entire duration of the show. For...