BUYING A CAR WITHOUT PAPERS?

Have you spotted a car that looks too good to be true, with the only caveat being that it comes “without papers”? In most cases, it’s best to steer clear of any car that doesn’t come with registration papers, but there are a handful of exceptions, says Jeff Osborne of Gumtree South Africa. “You may be able to, for example, buy a car […]

WHY USE ENGINE BREAK-IN OIL?

Engine building should go well if everything is done correctly. Once all the parts have been machined to the correct tolerances, assembled with the correct clearances and protected with the right kind of lubricant. Or, it can end disastrously if parts are too tight or too loose, if there’s not enough lubrication when the engine is fi rst started, or if […]

MAD LAB

What got the wheels turning for what is now known as “Mad Lab Custom Paints” back in 2004 was a 1979 Alfa Sprint Veloce with twin 40 Webers that my father and I built after a lot of modifications to the engine. Whilst we were building the car, we still ran our CNC machining shop, […]

CLASSIC WINDOWS

My name is Leon Stiglingh and my business, Classic Windscreens is located in Klerksdorp, North West Province. We import windscreens for American Classic Cars and also stock discontinued and hard-to-find windscreens for Japanese, German, Italian cars etc. We import minimum quantities so cannot import one at a time. The windscreens are all fabricated as special […]

2016 ROUSH MUSTANG STAGE 3

Back in 2010, I had the privilege of test-driving the 2009 Roush Jack Black Mustang. At that stage, Roush was a new kid on the block and there wasn’t much known about the legend that is Jack Roush or the marvel in engineering he w ill be known for. However, after that morning the name Roush was clearly etched into my brain […]