Introducing Project 668, the new home of Bridge Classic Cars classic car and motorcycle showroom. Due to our recent expansion within our Woodbridge workshops and with the opening of our in-house engine building facilities, body shop and trim shop we have decided to grow and relocate our retail division. Bridge Classic Cars: Project 668 will […]
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Travelling down from Leicester and arriving in our workshops today we have our 1973 Triumph TR6. An original right hand drive Triumph TR6 2.5 PI CP Series, the 150 bhp model comes finished in Sienna brown with tan interior. Our Triumph TR6 is the last right hand drive CP Series made for the UK market, […]
Source: Motorious At least 20 classic American cars circa 1990 have been destroyed in a fire that engulfed 613 Automotive Group during the early hours of Thursday morning. A ferocious blaze has ripped through a beloved car dealership used by HBO for the upcoming TV series I Know This Much Is True. A total of […]
Our Francis Barnett trials bike restoration is progressing well, the paint and parts for restoration are all away being worked on. The engine however has problems. The big end is shot and likewise the small end. Piston two is in a bad way, it has been fitted omitting the top ring (its a three ring […]
The body work repair is now complete on our 1956 Ford Consul. The corroded areas have been cut out and replaced with new metalwork. Next stage will be to get the car up and running and mechanically sound before heading into our paint shops to be prepared and painted. We will also be manufacturing a […]
Prostrip automotive restoration specialise in removing paint, rust and other contaminants from all types of vehicles and substrates involving steel and aluminium, ranging from classic cars to vintage motorcycles. Their vast in-house facility ensures they have the correct and most cost effective process to suit your application. Prostrip Ltd. Has developed Phos-Strip™ a chemical dip […]
One for the future: we have our 1975 MGBGT V8 in need of a few remedial alterations and a possible full respray. The underneath of the car is in very good condition. Some of the under seal is missing and other sections have become detached, which allows moisture and wet to get between the floor […]
The fibreglass bodyshell of our 1957 Jensen 541R arrived to us in a pretty sorry state, covered entirely in miniature cracks and blisters that have developed over time. Repairing the fibreglass body is quite a time consuming task but one that is a necessity in ensuring the finest results with the restoration. Any imperfections at […]
The boot area of our 1972 Jaguar E-Type has now been cleaned up and fitting with a new Tetrosyl sound deadening layer. Not only does this tidy up the area but also acts as a sound barrier to cut down the noise level inside the car. making for a more pleasurable driving experience. Tetra Pad […]
Whilst cleaning up and refurbishing our 1972 Jaguar E-Type’s dash we discover, tucked neatly behind the dash, a rusty key. We have no idea what the key is for but what a fantastic hiding place. Brian has now stripped and cleaned the dash surround ready for the newly refurbished dials to be refitted.
Our objective is to investigate the poor running of our 1953 Mercedes 220 engine. Already, we have discovered a defect in the carburettor. As you can see from the images below, we have laid a flat edge across the top and one edge shows a slight concave whereas the other shows a convex. This should […]
During this weekend’s Ipswich to Felixstowe run an unusual noise had appeared whilst driving. Now in our workshops to be investigated we have diagnosed it to be coming from the crankshaft breather pipe knocking against the exhaust. Having now re-routed the pipework the noise seems to have gone and the car is now back at […]
John is currently rebuilding the up-rated rear diff for our 1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1. We are fitting new groove and drill up-rated discs, pads and calipers. We are fitting a Series 3 set up and installing new easy bleed pipework.
Late arrival this evening to Bridge Classic Cars HQ, our 1981 Triumph TR7 V8. Having enjoyed a day out at the weekend for the Ipswich to Felixstowe run our TR7 encountered a mysterious noise which we needs to be investigated.
This weekend saw the fourth year of The Turk’s Head Beer, Cider and Gin Festival. We were there with our good friends Jack and Arabella on Sunday to experience first hand the amazing selection of ales, real ciders and unusual gins in the marquee. Thank you as always and we’ll see you next year. “The […]