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PST259J Blue MGB Roadster – Suspension and Engine Work

Our customer contacted us to ask if we could look at an MGB Roadster car he had purchased. The MGB had undergone a Rubber Bumper to Chrome Bumper conversion by Wheeler Dealers and a team from MGOC over a weekend at the Practical Classics Show (NEC) 2013 before being raffled off at the end of […]

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Payment Assist now available with John Woods Motorcare Ltd

John Woods Motorcare Ltd are pleased to announce that we are now Payment-Assist approved to help customers who are faced with unexpected repair costs. Payment Assist has been set up to provide an option to be able to spread the cost of your bill and ease your cashflow. They are the number one service provider […]

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Variety of Classic and Modern Vehicles in our Workshop again…

We’ve had a good variety of Classic and Modern Vehicles in again at the beginning of this week for work. Austin A30 – 1956 (62 years old!) – This is having a Classic Inspection, Full Service and some welding. Information on the Austin A30 Reliant Scimitar SS1 – 1986 – In for Rough Starting issue […]

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Rare Lancia Beta Spider 2.0L Twin Cam Engine and Gearbox for sale separately

We’ve listed some more second hand parts on Ebay. Lancia Beta Spider 2.0L Twin Cam 828BB1A0*82326402* Engine https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/263799195288 Lancia Beta Spider 2.0L Twin Cam 828BB1A0*82326402* Engine. This Engine is used. Condition Unknown. Engine does turn manually. We were informed it was running when it was removed from the car. Carburettor is missing. We have no […]

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John Woods Motorcare Social Media Updated

The ‘John Woods Motorcare Modern and Classic MG Specialists’ original Facebook Business Page is in the process (it take up to 7 days) of being fully merged with our updated John Woods Motorcare Ltd page on Facebook. This would have been done back in December when we relocated premises to Mold but we had lost […]

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1961 Triumph TR3A

Beautiful 1961 Triumph TR3A in for some work this week. This car is a ‘local’ car, starting life straight from the showroom with a family in Liverpool before being aquired by our customer based in North Wales. This one was dropped off for a full service, replacement suspension bushes and to fix a fault with […]

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Magnecor Ignition Leads – Improve the running of your car.

John Woods Motorcare Ltd are approved Magnecor Stockists. Who and what are Magnecor? When it comes to ignition leads / spark plug leads or wires, especially the high performance and racing variety, Magnecor are the clear leaders in quality, reliability and innovation backed up by fantastic technical support team and a personal service. Magnecor’s Commitment to […]

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MG ZR Express Van (1.8vvc 160)

MG ZS ‘Express’ Van – 1.8 VVC Petrol in this week. Diagnosed Lambda sensor as causing the Engine Warning light to appear. The sensor was replaced. Whilst in the air on the ramp, a major fuel leak was identified from one side of the petrol tank. After discussion with the customer a Replacement  (new, not […]

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K Series engined Lotus Elise

A new customer came in this week. MG Car Club very kindly recommended John Woods Motorcare Ltd due to us being an MGCC Trade Member garage and the appointed Xpart Wholesale Distributor for North Wales and Cheshire. The Lotus was down on power and running very lumpy. The Lotus had a K series 1.8 engine […]

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Vicar’s Morris Minor Traveller breaks down whilst on holiday

We received a phone call from Reverend Adam Atkinson who had been recommended to us by Hagerty Insurance through the Classic Friendly Ltd Scheme. He had been visiting St Asaph for a few days and his trusty Morris Minor Traveller had developed a steering problem. Adam Woods investigated the problem and identified a new Nearside […]

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MGTF Mud Flaps on Special Offer

After speaking to our supplier we have agreed to offer the MG TF Mud Flaps sets on a special promotional price for a short period of time. MG TF Front and Rear Mudflap Set This set includes front and rear pair for MG TF – Buy the complete set at a discount rate! These mudflaps […]

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Armed Forces Racing Challenge (ARFC)

We attended Oulton Park for the 750 Motor Club rounds on Saturday 14th April. Two of the rounds taking place involved the Armed Forces Race Challenge teams. The Armed Forces Race Challenge is organised by a committee of volunteers from all three Services, some veterans and some civilian guests. The aim of the AFRC is […]

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FBHVC – Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

John Woods Motorcare Ltd are Trade Supporters of The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) As part of our support for the FBHVC we have created an information page on our website to promote the federation.  Further information about the FBHVC and how your Club or Association can join can be found by following […]

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