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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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RINGBROTHERS GO ‘BALLISTIC’ WITH A NEW DROP-TOP MUSTANG

World famous custom car builder and high-quality billet parts manufacturer Ringbrothers unveiled its newest one-of-a-kind Mustang, the 1965 widebody convertible Mustang “Ballistic” in the Ringbrothers booth at the 2016 SEMA Show on November 2, 2016. “Ballistic” marked a first for Ringbrothers, as the builder has built many Mustangs, but this is the first widebody convertible […]

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1972 RINGBROTHERS WINNEBAGO

Billed as “The World’s Fastest Winnebago,” the 1972 “Happy Camper” Winnebago Brave made its fi rst SEMA appearance last year. The 900 horsepower RV includes a tikki-themed lounge and a WWII Bomber-inspired, party-pimped interior – making this Ringbrothers-built Winnebago RV the perfect road-tripper. The Happy Camper started out as a 1972 Winnebago Brave the Ringbrothers […]

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WILD & SONS

Wild & Sons is an American car specialist supplying restoration, service and performance parts. We also carry out repairs, servicing, full restorations and custom builds, which includes Hotrods. We are and have been called a dynamic business and we are already gaining a great reputation for our work. We cover all American makes and models from 1900 up to present day and […]

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RINGBROTHERS UNVEILS “G-CODE” CAMARO AT SEMA 2016

The bespoke muscle car artisans Mike and Jim Ring of Ringbrothers pulled the cover off their newest 1969 Camaro build, “G-Code,” in the Royal Purple booth at the 2016 SEMA Show on November 1, 2016. The “G-Code” Camaro was built to stand apart from the bounty of muscle cars at the SEMA Show with unique […]

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RINGBROTHERS DEBUTS A GAME-CHANGING 1948 CADILLAC

Spring Green, Wis. (November 1, 2016) – Jim and Mike Ring, cofounders of the world renowned custom car builder Ringbrothers, unveiled a 1948 Cadillac fastback coupe called “Madam V” in the Flowmaster booth at the 2016 SEMA Show on November 1, 2016. “Madam V,” commissioned by car dealership mogul Wes Rydell, perfectly melds early and […]

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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 […]

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