Wrenching Wonders: A Day in the Life of a Classic Car Workshop

A Peek Into Our Classic Car Workshop

Welcome to “Wrenching Wonders: A Day in the Life of Our Classic Car Workshop,” where every turn of the wrench reveals a story of passion, dedication, and craftsmanship. Step into our bustling workshop, where the air is thick with the scent of grease and the hum of engines fills the space with anticipation.

Each day brings new challenges and triumphs as our team of skilled mechanics breathes life back into classic cars that have weathered the test of time. From iconic Mustangs to elegant Jaguars, every car that graces our workshop holds a unique tale waiting to be told.

As the sun rises, our workshop springs to life with the clatter of tools and the gentle whirr of machinery. From replacing a set of brake discs and pads to expertly tuning a pair of SU carburettors, our team pour their heart and soul into every project that rolls through our doors.

Amidst the clang of metal and the hiss of air tools, camaraderie thrives among our team members, united by a shared love for these automotive treasures. Together, we embark on a journey of discovery, uncovering the hidden beauty within each vintage marvel.

Wrenching Wonders

“Wrenching Wonders” isn’t just a job for us—it’s a calling. It’s about preserving a piece of automotive history while celebrating the craftsmanship of a bygone era. It’s about the joy of seeing a once-forgotten relic roar back to life, ready to hit the open road once more.

But our workshop isn’t just about repairing cars; it’s a sanctuary for enthusiasts, a place where stories are shared, and friendships are forged over a mutual appreciation for all things automotive. So, whether you’re a seasoned collector or a curious newcomer, we invite you to join us on this journey through time and witness the wonders that unfold within our classic car workshop.

Wednesday 17th July 2024

1989 Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet

We have this uniquely coloured 1989 Ford Escort XR3i Cabriolet in for some work today. #xr3i #xr3icabriolet #fastford #hothatch #ford #fordescort #fordescortmk4 #fordescortxr3i #modernclassic #modernclassiccar

Tuesday 16th July 2024

1962 VW T2 Split Window Camper Van

Today, we have this immaculate 1962 VW T2 Split Window Camper Van in the workshop for some investigation work. #vwcamper #vwcampervan #vwclub #vwcamper #vwclassic #vwcampervanlife #vwsplit #vwsplitty #vwsplitbus #vwsplit #vwsplitwindow #vwt2 #vwtransporter #vwtransporterlife

Monday 8th July 2024

1973 Triumph GT6 MK3

Today, in the workshop for a mechanical inspection, there is this rare Triumph GT6 from 1973. #classiccars #classiccarsdaily #classiccarsworld #classiccarspotting #classiccaroftheday #VintageCars #vintagestyle #triumph #triumphgt6 #classictriumph #classictriumphgt6

Thursday 4th July 2024

1962 Jaguar E-Type

Today we have this immaculate 1962 Jaguar E-Type in the workshop for a mechanical inspection. #classiccar #classiccars #classiccarsdaily #classiccarsworld #classiccarspotting #classiccarsculture #Jaguar #jaguaretype #classicjag #classicjaguar #vintagecars #vintagestyle #vintagejaguar

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

2018 Ford Mustang

Today, in the workshop for its 2nd year Lanoguard treatment is this stunning 2018 Ford Mustang. #fordmustang #fordmustangclub #americanmuscle #americanmuscle #musclecars #lanoguard

Wednesday 26th June 2024

1990 Peugeot 205 Gti 1.9L

Today, we have this immaculate classic hot hatch from 1990, a Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9, which is in for an MOT. #peugeot #peugeot205 #peugeot205gti #peugeot 205 #hothatch #classiccars #classiccarsdaily #classiccarsworld #classiccarsculture #classiccaroftheday #classiccarspotting

Tuesday 18th June 2024

1953 Hudson Hornet

Today, we have this rare 1953 Hudson Hornet in the workshop for an oil change service, Lanoguard rust treatment and some minor repair work. #hudson #hudsonhornet #classiccars #vintagecars #vintagestyle #americana #americanauk #americanauto #lanoguard

Wednesday 5th June 2024

1969 Mercedes 280SE

We have this stunning 1969 Mercedes S-Class 280SE W111 in today for a major service and to have a new retro-modern stereo fitted. #classicmercedes #classicmercedesbenz #retro #retrostyle #retrocars #ClassicCars #ClassicStyle #classicstyling #280se #VintageCars #VintageStyle #mercedesbenz #mercedessclass #mercedes280

Monday 3rd June 2024

2003 Jaguar XK8

The 3rd Jaguar in our workshop today is this 2003 XK8 which is in for some bodywork repairs and investigation work. #classiccars #classicjaguar #classicjag #classicjaguar #jaguar #jaguarxk8 #jaguarcars #jaguarclub #jaguarclassic #xk8

Monday 3rd June 2024

1972 Jaguar E-Type

The 2nd Jaguar in the workshop today with some running issues is this beautiful E-Type from 1972. #jaguaretype #etype #ETypeJag #etypejaguar #classiccars #classicjaguar #classicjag #classicjaguar #jaguar

Monday 3rd June 2024

1994 Jaguar XJS

The first of the big cats in the workshop this morning, and just out of storage, is this stunning 1994 Jaguar XJS.
#classiccars #classicjaguar #classicjag #classicjaguar #jaguar #jaguarxjs #jaguarxjs #jaguarxjsv12 #jaguarxjsv12

Tuesday 28th May 2024

MGB

Something a little different today! We have a fantastic MGB race car in for some prep work before the owner takes it around Silverstone! #MGB #silverstone #classiccars #classiccarsuk #vintagecars #classicracing #classicracer #classicmg #classicmgb

Wednesday 15th May 2024

1970 VW T2 Camper Van

In the workshop, today for new rear brake shoes and cylinders is this magnificent 1970 VW T2 camper van. #vw #vwvan #vwbus #vwcamper #vwcampervan #vwtransporter #classiccars #classicvw #classicvan #classicvintage #classicvehicles #classicvolkswagen

Thursday 9th May 2024

1972 Triumph Stag

This fine example of a MK1 Triumph Stag is in the workshop for a wheel alignment, tune-up and some suspension work. #triumph #triumph #triumphstag #triumphstag #classiccars #vintagestyle #vintageautos #vintageautomobiles #vintagecars #vintagecarsdaily

Friday 3rd May 2024

1995 Jaguar XJS

We peek into the workshop today and find a classic Jaguar XJS from 1995. We’re currently addressing a few minor issues for our customer. #classiccars #classicjaguar #classicjag #classicjaguar #jaguar #jaguarxjs #jaguarxjs #jaguarxjsv12 #jaguarxjsv12

Thursday 25th April 2024

2017 Ford Mustang GT

Today, we had a more modern car, this 2017 Ford Mustang GT, in for a routine service in the workshop. Is it a classic in the making? #ford #fordmustang #fordmustang #fordmustanggt #mustang #mustanggt #mustanglife #mustanggt #mustanglife #mustangnation #musclecars #musclecarsonly #musclecarsdaily #americanmuscle #americanmusclecars

Wednesday 24th April 2024

1969 Alfa Romeo 105 Berlina 1750

This beautiful 1969 Alfa Romeo 105 Berlina 1750 is in our workshop today for investigation work. #AlfaRomeo #alfa #alfaparfpeople #alfaparfmilano #alfaberlina #classiccars #classiccar #classicdesign #vintagecars #vintagestyle #vintagefinds

Wednesday 17th April 2024

1973 Triumph Spitfire

We have this amazing little 1973 Triumph Spitfire in the workshop today for a mechanical inspection. #triumph #triumph #triumphspitfire #classiccar #classiccar #ClassicCars #classiccarsdaily #vintagecars #vintagecars #vintageaudio #vintageautos

Tuesday 16th April 2024

Mercedes R107

This pair of Mercedes R107 models, a 300SL and a 380SL, just arrived today. One is in for a routine service, the other for some bodywork. #MercedesBenz #mercedesbenzworld #mercedesr107 #mercedesrepair #classiccar #classiccars #classicmercedes #classicmercedesbenz #classicmercedesbenz

Tuesday 16th April 2024

1994 Jaguar XJ Sovereign

In the workshop today is this classic 1994 Jaguar XJ Sovereign (X300) for some investigation work and a pre MOT. #jaguar #jaguarcars #jaguarclassic #jaguarxj #jaguarsovereign #classicjag #classicjaguar #classiccar #classiccars

Monday 15th April 2024

1968 Riley Elf

In the workshop, today was this lovely little 1968 Riley Elf MK3 for a structural inspection. A great-looking little car. #classiccar #Riley #rileyelf #vintagecars #vintagecars

Tuesday 9th April 2024

1953 MG TD

A classic of British automobile history, this 1953 MG TD is in the workshop today for an oil change service and to address some minor issues. #mg #mgtd #MGMotor #MGCars #classiccar

Tuesday 9th April 2024

1967 VW Beetle

This beautiful 1967 VW Beetle is currently in the workshop today. We are performing a mechanical inspection and investigating some poor running issues. #vw #vwbeetle #vwbeetle #vwbeetlelovers #vwbeetleclassic #vwbeetlefriends #vwbeetlelifestyle

Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Porsche 911

Today, in the workshop is this pair of Porsche 911s which were registered on the same day! Spooky! #porsche #porschelife #porscheclassic #porscheclub #porschelife #porsche911

Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Lotus Europa Special

Check out this rare Lotus Europa Special in the workshop today for an oil change service and minor repairs. #lotus #lotus #lotuscars #lotuseuropa

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

1968 Ford Mustang

Today, we have this amazing 1968 Ford Mustang 289ci V8 in for a new distributor, leads and air filter. #musclecars #mustang #fordmustang #classiccar #classiccarsuk #fordmustangclub #mustanglife

Monday 18th March 2024

1965 MGB Roadster

Today, this amazing 1965 MGB Roadster is in for a service and conversion to electronic ignition. #MGB #MGBRoadster #classiccar #classiccar #classiccarculture #classiccarsuk

Tuesday 5th March 2024

1965 Ford Mustang

We have this fantastic 1965 Ford Mustang in today for an inspection! #classiccars #classiccarsuk #mustang #mustanglife #fordmustang #fordmustangclub

Thursday 22nd February 2024

1953 Bentley R Type

We have a fantastic 1953 Bentley R Type in the workshop for a service. Why don’t they design cars like this anymore? #classiccars #classicstyle #vintageauto #vintageautomobiles #craftmanship #bentley

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