March 2010

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    Only on the choke

    Arend Jongkind is the lucky owner of an Austin Mini Metro from 1983. As he said "A perfect car with few kilometers on the clock and all the service had". That perfect drive was until recently. One evening he completely emptied the fuel tank and since then he has to use the choke not to stop the engine. Read more

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    E-Type Roadster for the wet winter days

    In the past… when everyone just drove around in his or her classic every day, there was also a hardtop available for the E-Type Roadster, so that the more sensitive drivers could also drive on in the winter without a cold. Jaguar thought the option was important enough to devote an entire page to it in its original folder and to display a roadster with a mounted hardtop. Read more

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    Standard Ten parts

    Do you have a Standard Ten and are you still looking for parts that are not readily available? We have discovered a 'warehouse' in Somerset in the UK. From 1958 and not to be restored. Read more

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    Malvern Mini Show

    Perhaps you have reluctantly missed the 2010 Mini Fair on 31 January? No problem, you can join us at the 4th Malvern Mini Show on 6 April. Read more

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    MG TF parts wanted

    The German (?) Leaman is looking for a tachometer and speedometer in kilometers for its MG Midget TF from 1955. Can he complete his restoration. If you can help, call 0049-2925-3197. Mind you, it is a MG TF from 1955 and not a new MGTF! Read more

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    Rover 10 Ambulance

    You'll just be looking for it? In the showroom of a car dealer in Great Britain was the Rover pictured here. A 'Ten' from 1948 that had been converted from ambulance from new. Read more

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    Jaguar parts

    Denis Welch is now world famous as a tuner for the Austin-Healey 3000. While the competition department of the factory in the 185s extracted a maximum of 300 horsepower from the engine, Welch has increased this to over XNUMX horsepower, using new materials and re-design. And reliable too! For several years now, the focus has also been on the Jaguar XKE, popularly known - and even by connoisseurs - as the E-type. Read more

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    Effect of the scrapping scheme

    When it became clear at the start of 2009 that our country was also hit by the economic crisis and became the first to be seen in the car industry, the BOVAG advised 'The Hague' to follow the example of the United States, Germany and Great Britain. create a Cash for Clunkers or Abwrackprämie here. Read more

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    Torco full of synthetic

    Although connoisseurs (...) still want to claim that synthetic oil definitely does not belong in the engine of a classic, we know that it is certainly possible. Provided the engine has been overhauled and has not yet been running (on mineral oil). Read more

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    Relaxation day

    The Brabant department of the Dutch Association of Muscular Diseases organizes a 'relaxation day' in Made for its members on Saturday 24 April. Read more

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    Check the tracking wheels

    Would you have dived through such an immense hole in the Dutch road with such a nice pace on such a day? That gives a huge blow, you must be aware of that. Afterwards you must have noticed that a disturbing vibration has occurred, that your cart may be pulling to the left or to the right and now you have also noticed that the front tires are worn down. Read more

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