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Worried about your Classic Car being stolen?

Why not install a SkyTag-GPS tracker – now with 50% off RRP£ There has been lots of publicity in both the national and motoring press recently regarding Classic Cars being stolen, the latest one, an MGB that had been with the same owner for the past 45 years was stolen in broad daylight and was […]

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1984 Rover SD1 Vitesse

1984 Rover SD1 Vitesse (Left hand Drive) This vehicle was dropped off by our customer for an MOT, service and to repair a faulty heater blower resistor. The flagship model was created when Rover introduced a 190 bhp (142 kW; 193 PS) fuel-injected version of its V8. Borrowing from technologies pioneered in the US and […]

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VW T5 Transporter – Intercooler Change

A good friend of Adam Woods and long standing customer of John Woods Motorcare Ltd stopped by with a boost problem on his VW T5 Transporter. Adam quickly identified a split intercooler. New parts were ordered in and the intercooler was replaced. As the photo shows, the intercooler had definately seen better days.

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New Garage Mascot ‘Lizzie’ the Chihuahua introduced today

In March 2018 John and his Sister (Sandra) lost Teddy the Chihuahua after a short illness. In August 2018 John lost Holly. Holly & Teddy were an itegral part of the team. Holly welcomed all visitors to the garage… Teddy handled all complaints. They accompanied John to almost every Car Show that he attended throughout […]

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Austin A30 – Wing repair and Brake overhaul

This all original and previously untouched 1 owner from new Austin A30 came into John Woods Motorcare for a full assessment. The Austin A30 is a small family car produced by Austin from May 1952 to September 1956. It was launched at the 1951 Earls Court Motor Show as the “New Austin Seven” and was […]

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1989 Volkswagen Type 2 (T3) Westfalia 1.6D Camper

We had a long standing customer drop of their 1989 Volkswagen Type 2 (T3) Westfalia 1.6D Camper for some work recently. Adam Woods identified that the turbo was causing the problem that the customer was having with the vehicle. A replacement turbo was sourced by the customer along with replacement Oil Filter housing, piping and […]

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1972 Rover P6 3500 V8

This 1972 Rover P6 3500 V8 came in for a good service and check over after the customer noticed that it was not running as well as it had done in the past. John Woods completed a carburettor tune up and adjustment on the Rover and at the same time replaced a leaking gearbox oil […]

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Payment Assist now available with Breakdown Cover

John Woods Motorcare announced recently that we are now Payment Assist approved to help customers who are faced with unexpected repair costs. Payment Assist have now joined up with WMS Group to offer Breakdown Cover. This means that each and every time a customers takes out a new payment plan with us through Payment Assist, […]

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Austin A40 Somerset

Jims Austin A40 Somerset came in recently for some overdue TLC with the Fuel and Ignition System. Jim has been a friend and customer of John Woods for over 20 years. The Austin A40 Somerset is an automobile which was produced by the Austin Motor Company from 1952 until 1954. The Somerset replaced the Austin […]

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Winter Service bookings now being taken

It is starting to get colder and it’s getting darker earlier. Now is the time car owners should be considering having a Winter Service or check over on their car. We are taking bookings now for October, November and December for a Winter Service and Checkover at a set price of £99 including parts, labour […]

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Winter Hibernation and protection tips for your Classic Car

Winter Hibernation and protection for your Classic Car It’s getting darker earlier, the temperature is dropping, it’s that time of year again where Classic Car owners are looking to put their cars away into hibernation to protect them during the Winter months. If you plan this correctly,  your Classic Car should start first time when […]

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GTM Coupe (Mini Based Kit Car) in for Tuning this week

This Quirky GTM Coupe was dropped off earlier in the week by a recovery truck with some rough running issues. The Coupé is a mid-engined two-seater sports car designed to give outstanding performance for its time, and impeccable handling. The design composed of two Mini front subframes, with traditional Mini rubber cone suspension, linked by […]

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1969 VW Beetle – Engine Overhaul

This Beetle has been in the same family from new. It came into John Woods Motorcare for fault diagnosis. After examination it was determined that a full engine overhaul was required. The Engine was removed, stripped down and full gasket overhaul set ordered and installed along with replacement Push Rods, Exhaust fitting kit and replacement […]

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Magnecor Ignition Lead Sets

When it comes to ignition leads / spark plug leads or wires, especially the high performance and racing variety, Magnecor are the leaders in quality, reliability and innovation backed up by technical support and personal service. All Magnecor Lead Sets come with a 10 Year Guarantee.   John Woods Motorcare are Magnecor Stockists, we primarily […]

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