Inside this month
Our man hails 3D printer as the future saviour of plastic 80s classics, ponders the life span of the tyres on your classic, mulls over the quandary of selling the wrong car and tackles the thorny issue of a Ford engine swap that ought to be a piece of cake but which seems to be a can of worms instead.
It was Holden’s first 100mph car, but this S4 needed love. It found that, plus a new keeper who had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the car. We do love a happy ending.
GT dispenses some invaluable tips on bringing your upholstery back to life, Morley’s Commodore hill climber is starting to look like the real deal while Chris Thompson has a belt snap on him and discovers the source of a noise that’s been driving him mad.
It’s often the most seemingly insignificant details that can cause the biggest headaches. Jon Faine’s project is stalled for the sake of one solitary nut.
Rob’s a well-travelled man. Here he recounts tracing historic Route 66. He wanted a classic Chrysler for the job. He got a PT Cruiser instead.
Two Fords: one’s angry, the other’s anything but.
The BMC-Leyland Car Club: a group that can reduce you to tears of laughter merely by leafing through an Allegro workshop manual. You want a fun crew? Go here.