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MG3 Accessories Fitment

We had a visit today from a loyal customer and friend, Peter Russell (must not forget to mention that his wife Trisha also came along with him… and ended up paying the bill!) and his new MG3. Peter has traded in his old MG3 for a newer model. This one looks great. The MG Dealer […]

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Morris Minor Service

John Woods Motorcare Ltd collected a 1959 Morris Minor 1000 Convertible earlier in the week. The customer has just managed to crawl the car home after going out for a drive. The car was running very, very, poorly and wouldn’t go over 20mph without coughing and sputtering. After some investigation by John and Adam Woods, […]

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1980 Mini Pickup restoration completed

Chris Langfords 1980 Mini Pickup now has a newMOT and clean bill of health after undergoing a full restoration. Since the Mini Pickup’s last MOT back in 2011 it has only completed the grand total of… 10 Miles! Now the Mini Pickup is finished hopefully we’ll start seeing it at various shows across the Country […]

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MGB GT Engine Swap Update

As mentioned on a previous post earlier this month, we picked up this lovelly looking MGB GT from a new customer who commissioned John Woods Motorcare Ltd to replace the engine and gearbox (both customer supplied) ready for the car to be shipped just over 10,000 miles to its new lucky owner in Adelade, Australia […]

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MGZT-T EBC Brake Install

British Racing Green MG ZT-T in this week for supply and fitment of EBC Ultimax Front and Rear Brake Disks matched with EBC Green Stuff Brake Pads. The car also required a replacement rear coil spring (supplied from Suplex through Xpart Ltd), replacement OEM rear Hubs/Bearings and also rear brake Backing Plates. Parts Used:- 2 […]

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MGB GT Engine Swap

Picked up this fantastic MGB GT from a new customer earlier this week.             The MGB GT is having a replacement engine fitted before being shipped over to Australia to it’s new lucky owner.               Mechanic Homepage Classic Friendly Scheme Member

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Busy, Busy, busy…

Three more projects dropped off/collected this week. MGB Roadster (collected from Herfordshire on Thusday, MG Midget and Sunbeam Alpine both collected from Bunbury today. All requiring various levels of restoration. They go on the project list to be scheduled in behind the Mini Pickup, Austin Healey Sprite, MG Midget, Ford Anglia and MGB Roadster. All […]

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MG Car Club Safety Fast February Edition News

MG Car Club Safety Fast February Edition News On page 8 of this month’s MGCC ‘Safety Fast’ publication there is a ‘press release’ giving the details of John Woods Motorcare Ltd’s relocation to our new premises in Mold along with a photo collage of the new setup there. www.inspectmyclassic.co.uk #ClassicFriendly #XPart

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New Corporate Clothing

Our new work wear arrived just in time for New Year. These are from the XPart MG Rover clothing range and for an initial £20 (Logo set up fee) + cost of clothing + £3 per item we had the John Woods Motorcare Ltd logo and Classic Friendly logo printed on them. We opted for […]

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Classic Friendly Lube Service

Through the Classic Friendly Scheme we are able to offer a defined lubrication service regime for your classic car. For decades grease nipples were fitted to steering and suspension ball joints, king/swivel pins and also propeller shaft couplings, plus, sometimes, brake cables, on most cars which are now classed as classic. These enable the lubricant […]

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Second 2 Post lift installed

Well that’s us nearly up and fully running in the new unit.  Our Second and newest 2 poster lift was removed from old unit and reinstalled at new unit today with Adam and John assisting the ramp engineer! A new 4 poster lift will be arriving at some point in the new year for John’s […]

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New (Temporary) Signage Up

Signage went up today on the new premises. We’ve utilised the signage from our old premises and will look at sorting out new signage in the new year. www.inspectmyclassic.co.uk

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New Start, New Premises, New Location

As most people are aware, John Woods Motorcare Ltd has been relocating from our old premises in Mollington, Chester to new premises at 11 Queens Lane, Bromfield Industrial Estate, Mold CH7 1JR. The new premises give us 4 times the floor space we had at the old site in Mollington. We have split the new […]

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New Business Flyers and Business Cards Ordered

We have just ordered the new flyers and business cards to reflect the relocation of John Woods Motorcare Ltd to 11 Queens Lane, Bromfield Industrial Estate, Mold, CH7 1JR. We have opted to promote the Classic Repair, Restoration, Servicing and Classic Friendly side of John Woods Motorcare on one side of the flyers and business […]

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We recommend and stock Millers Oils

John Woods Motorcare Ltd are Millers Oils Stockists. We primarily stock Millers Oils Classic Range along with their fuel additives. Click Banner Below to see the range that we stock. NEWS Release from Millers Oils http://www.millersoils.co.uk/news/millers-oils-are-pleased-to-announce-the-official-partnership-with-classic-friendly Millers Oils are pleased to announce the official partnership with Classic Friendly Millers Oils are pleased to announce the official […]

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Protect your Classic with SkyTag GPS Tracking

Pretend, for a minute, that you’re a car thief. Given the choice between two cars – a brand new Landcover Defender and a 10-year-old model – which would you steal? While most of us non-thieves would pick the newer model, most car thieves wouldn’t, they are more likely to target old cars than new ones, […]

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MGTF 2002 Heater Matrix Replacement

This MGTF came in with a heater blower problem. It was only blowing warm air on one side of the car. After investigation it was found to be a blocked heater matrix. The customer gave the go ahead for the strip down and replacement of the Heater Matrix (Xpart # JEF000070) and also the Heater […]

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Hydragas / Hyroelastic suspension Top Up Service

There is usually quite a bit of confusion as to the difference between hydrolastic and hydragas systems, but it’s fairly simple. Hydrolastic suspension has a rubber spring built into it, while hydragas uses a compressed-gas spring. Both are suspension systems rather than just springs, in that they include a damping system to slow the action […]

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