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How-To Guides: Servicing & Maintenance Archive

How to maintain the wheels and rims of your classic

Wire wheels are great – until they go wrong? We show you how to make the most of…

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Carry on Classics

All classics need regular attention to keep them running sweetly. The question is…

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How to maintain your sunroof / hood

Winter may be upon us but you need to care for your hood or sunroof all year round…

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Jaguar XJ-S V12

Proper maintenance of the cooling system is of the utmost importance on an XJ-S

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Audi Quattro

Underbonnet space is tight, so access around the power unit is restricted - especially…

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Triumph TR7 & TR8

Despite the model’s bold styling, the TR7 retained a traditional rear-wheel drive…

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Rolls Royce Corniche

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there are some aspects of maintenance and repair which are…

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Ford Escort RS 2000

Every 3000 miles, or annually (whichever comes first)... Check brake fluid level.…

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Triumph TR4/4A

Every 12,000 miles, check the valve clearances, which should be 0.010in. for both…

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MGB (All Four-Cylinder Versions)

Front wheel bearings: Every 12,000 miles, re-lubricate the bearings with grease specifically…

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