The Workshop Blog

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...

Garage Archive – Pistons in Milan!

This is an interesting photo, a father and son business in a little back street of Milan - manufacturing car parts! Can you guess from the racking behind what sort of parts? Pistons. Yes, hundreds and hundreds of pistons, they even had their own foundry on...

Garage Andreas Photo Archive

Here at Garage Andreas, over the coming months we will be running an album of archive photos spanning some 40 years, to give an insight into what we’ve been doing, some of the people we've met and places we've been. We hope you’ll enjoy the photos and...

Tacot’s Club Gascon ‘British Sunday 2018’ Classic Car Rally

Garage Andreas was pleased to sponsor and attend the 17th Tacot's Club Gascon “British Sunday” classic car rally yesterday. The weather was rather cold in the morning when I set off in the AC Cobra for our rendezvous in Auch, by the time I had reached Vic...

AutoRetro Barcelona

A date for your diary in October. Visit beautiful Barcelona, in Spain for AutoRetro International Classic Motor Show 2018. Click on this link for tickets. (Available soon!)

Morgan 4/4 Rebuild – Wings

Working back on the Morgan this week which I am enjoying, stripping the Gemmer steering box for inspection. The internals for the steering box all looked really good apart from the bronze bush at the bottom which is very worn. Having spoken to Terry Foxen...

Morgan 4/4 Rebuild – Braking System

This picture is of a Morgan 4/4 which we have upgraded the brake calipers to 4pot units vastly improving the braking system. The calipers are also running EBC green pads which give the braking a better feel and far superior stopping power.

Classic Car Show at Pau Historic Grand Prix

For all enthusiasts, this Classic Car Show in conjunction with Pau Historic Grand Prix on 19-21st May is absolutely not to be missed. Entries close on 11th May, more than 400 cars will be on display. Download the application form here if you wish to enter....

MK IV AutoKraft AC Cobra Carburettor Change

This week sees work progressing on this MK1V AC Cobra. It has come in for the fitting of a new 600CFM Holley carb as the old Ford unit has been giving problems for a while now, fuel leaks, running rough etc. Kits are not readily available for these so a...

Tacot Club Auch Visit

Garage Andreas welcomed members of the Tacot Car Club, Auch last week for an impromptu visit! On a beautiful afternoon, M Labardie, the President and 6 others visited the garage and saw the various work projects in progress. In addition, sponsorship was...