March 2014

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  • bird droppings

    First aid for bird droppings

    It's spring. Our classics are allowed to go outside again. Where the birds are also looking forward to spring again. And birds defecate on average once every 1 minutes. But nature destroys more than you like. Especially when it's nice and warm, the acids in bird droppings 'eat up' on car paint. More

  • Red paint

    The sun and your paint

    If the paint is in such a bad state, there is not much that can be saved. But you can always polish the paint or have it polished to get a better result. Only it will take a lot of work and it will continue to gamble how well the paint will recover More

  • Peugeot

    "A spy shot" of a unique Peugeot

    The modern car and motorcycle world is teeming with spy shots. Photographers used to lurk days, weeks ahead. Now they are distributed on behalf of the factories' marketers. All well done. But AutoMotorKlassiek has a real 'spy shot'. From a unique Peugeot. He probably won't More

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    Rover 100 P4 diesel

    Moving on over the British (inland) roads, we saw the car placed (from 1962) suddenly standing in the town of Llandeilo. Reason just to stop. A beautiful, yet original and More

  • in

    Mini brakes

    The 'boosting' of the engine still meant that 'the brakes' remained the Achilles heel of the car. Especially at the front, the over-enthusiastic driver had to contend with the so-called fading and therefore had to pedal harder and harder to silence the little thing. More

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    Back in the days

    Those gestures had to be (learned) and when driving down for the then already coveted driving diploma also used. A whole ritual. In bad weather and cold, the already not so pleasantly heated vehicle became even fresher because the driver's side window had to be turned all the way down, or slid open. More

  • in

    Suspensions - better plan?

    On the island it costs nothing, in the Netherlands you have to pay a lot for it every year. Since the introduction in 1988, various agencies have been busy convincing the government there that annual repeating is a bastard thing. More

  • in

    White sludge oil

    This is called 'Sludge' in technical language. No panic, that does not necessarily mean that the head gasket (from a water-cooled engine) has left, that a crack has occurred in the cylinder head or that 'water' is added to the oil in some other way. More

  • Eastern block
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    Eastern block motorcycles. On scale

    Endearing: The motorcycles from the former Eastern Bloc. Those free-range animals from the fifties and sixties still do their job outside the big cities. Not as classics, but as daily transport. Building your own collection is now extra easy: has them to scale. Just like a whole bunch of ex Eastern Bloc More

  • Classic Park Festivals

    Classic Park Festivals BV

    In the Easter weekend from 19 to 21 April, a unique experience center opens in Boxtel for fans of classic and exclusive cars: Classic Park. The center of the center will be a museum with a changing collection of approximately 120 cars.

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