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An interesting and obvious view on electric cooling fans….

Posted by on February 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

Are you by chance running an electric cooling fan in front of the radiator? Rip that sucker out or put it behind. When you have a fan in front of the core, the airflow, both running and freewheeling, will concentrate at the blade tips and you’ll only use a small percentage of the core area […]

Land Rover Series 1, 2 and 3..

Posted by on January 6, 2017 with 0 Comments

For a long time now, the ‘Series’ (Leaf spring) Land Rovers have not been well catered for in the Gold Coast and Hinterland areas, local specialists preferring to focus on later models…. The Classic Car Clinic can now offer the expertise of two early Land Rover trained mechanics who not only know these vehicles well, […]

Happy New Year -UPDATE

Posted by on January 6, 2017 with 0 Comments

Happy 2017 to all our followers… We opened the workshop again on Tuesday 3rd January with a full diary for the week and well into thenext weeks, two new staff members and a red hot telephone….! It was great to be back… 🙂 2017 may be the year you are looking to buy your first […]

We are NOT a licensed car dealer….

Posted by on September 9, 2016 with 0 Comments

However, due to the nature of our business, we have clients looking to sell cars and we have clients often looking to buy cars…. We are more than happy to introduce one to the other…. Clients cars currently for sale…: Jaguar E Type Series 2 OTS 1969. Red with Beige interior. Lots of recent work. […]

Old friends….

Posted by on May 4, 2016 with 0 Comments

I find it so nice when old friends turn up.. A good friend of mine who runs a car auction house in the UK, contacted me today with a picture of this stunning Lotus Elan Ser 3 S/E DHC. It’s history is comprehensive, so much so that an invoice dating back to 1990 shows that […]

Brake pipes and Hoses – we make ’em.. :-)

Posted by on May 4, 2016 with 0 Comments

Whilst we have been servicing most of the local car repairers and clients with or bespoke made Brake-Quip brake hoses and pipes, I can now advise you that we have extended our range of fittings even further and are now able to offer this service to even more of you… Please don’t hesitate to call […]

Sprite Car Club of Queensland visit.

Posted by on April 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Hi David and Mark Many thanks for hosting us at the Classic Car Clinic for the mid-week run today. Please also forward my thanks to Anita for suggesting the nice lunch venue and accompanying us: we enjoyed her company and the stories about the Midget as well as the company of Bob Smith who has […]

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Your brake lights….!

Posted by on April 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

On accepting your vehicle in to the workshop for a Service, the first thing we check is the lighting system. It’s not unusual for us to find the occasional defective parking light or even headlight, but it’s not uncommon for us to find faulty or inoperative brake lights. Driving East in the morning and West […]

1979 MGB LE Roadster For Sale

Posted by on March 8, 2016 with 0 Comments

On behalf of a fellow MG owner, this 1979 (one of the last) MGB LE Roadster is offered For sale…. His text reads: This is a forced sale due to owner suffering from terminal Cancer and is out of its ‘home state (Qld) due to the illness. The car is an excellent example of the […]

Renovo products

Posted by on February 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

We continue to stock and sell Renovo, the World recognized leader in soft top renovating products. Cleaning, Re-dying and Proofing liquids for Vinyl and Canvas hoods (also very often used in Marine applications too) are available from us. Here is a short article from a UK magazine extolling it’s virtues… http://www.renovointernational.com/images/rev_images/TKC-sept-oct-13.pdf It’s wort a read, […]