The Workshop Blog

Forthcoming Event: Bourse d’Échange, Tacot’s Club Auch

Forthcoming Event: Bourse d’Échange, Tacot’s Club Auch

Come and visit the 46eme Bourse d’Échange in AUCH (32) to be held on the 29 February and 1st March 2020. The largest 2nd hand parts event/autojumble in the region, held indoors and out so worth a visit regardless of the weather! We will be there with a stand, if you...

Our Thoughts on Winter Storage

Our Thoughts on Winter Storage

Time for some thoughts on Winter Storage:People are often asking me the best way to store a classic car over the winter months. This is a difficult question because it depends on whether you intend to use the car occasionally during the winter months when the roads...

SU Carburettor Rebuild

SU Carburettor Rebuild

This pair of SU HD8 carburettors are from a 3.4 XJ6 ready to be stripped and overhauled, come back soon to see the finished product. All parts for our SU carburettor rebuilds are supplied by Burlen Fuel Systems.

SU Carburettors

SU Carburettors

As a direct result of demand, we have over the past year invested in specialist cleaning equipment comprising of Tumbler and Ultrasonic machines to reproduce both the finish and quality of components when rebuilding SU and Weber carburettors to the most exacting...

Garage Andreas become Official Evans Coolant Stockists in France

Garage Andreas become Official Evans Coolant Stockists in France

Garage Andreas are pleased to announce that we are now Official Stockists of Evans Classic and Vintage Coolant products in France. We have used and recommended Evans Coolant to our clients for many years and are pleased to be able to offer their fantastic products at...

Latest Classic Car Delivery!

Latest Classic Car Delivery!

We had an interesting delivery this week at Garage Andreas, this truck arrived carrying we thought just our Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 111 only to see a Jensen Interceptor and Fiat Dino Spyder on board, destined for the Algarve apparently!

Lola T490 – 1978 Sports 2000 Series

Lola T490 – 1978 Sports 2000 Series

Digging back into our archives unearthed a photo of Chris Alford in a Lola T490 during the 1978 Sports 2000 series up against the likes of John Brindley, Syd Fox, John Trevelyan, Wayne Wainwright, Nick Adams, etc. The car can be seen here in both guises:...

1903 London – Brighton Darracq

1903 London – Brighton Darracq

1903 Darracq 24hp Model JJ Rear-Entrance Tonneau Brings £550,640 (Image courtesy of Bonhams) A 1903 Darracq 24hp Model JJ Rear-Entrance Tonneau took pole position at Bonham’s annual London to Brighton Run Sale. The annual sale coincided with the extremely...

The Futuristic Tatra T87

The Futuristic Tatra T87

We were very fortunate to be able to work on a Tatra T87 on behalf of a client. This vehicle runs an air-cooled V8 engine mounted in the back as can be seen. A very futuristic looking car that gets noticed wherever it goes. Not often we see one...

Morgan MWP 60T in the 1980 Monte Carlo Rally

Morgan MWP 60T in the 1980 Monte Carlo Rally

Another photo from our archive. The year 1980, the car was MWP 60T which if my memory serves me correctly was Peter Morgan’s daily driver, here I had just returned from final road test with a very sore back due to the stiff suspension set up! We had just...