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Classic Car Buyer Magazine

51 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €1.57 per issue Classic Car Buyer is Britain’s leading weekly newspaper for classic car enthusiasts. Out every Wednesday, it’s packed with the biggest and most comprehensive news section plus auction reports and events - anything related to the classic car scene, you can read about here first. In addition, you’ll also find in-depth features covering all aspects of owning a classic car – buying, maintaining, driving and – crucially - enjoying. There are comprehensive buying guides, informative road tests, a nostalgic pull-out spread depicting a scene from the halcyon days of motoring, staff car sagas, guest columnists, market reviews, a detailed club directory and a regularly updated price guide. The publication is also packed with hundreds of cars and parts for sale in its Free Ads section, making it THE place to buy or sell your classic. There is a dedicated classifieds spread on classic commercial vehicles and machinery. Classic Car Buyer provides the best insight into bread and butter classics – every week! Edited by John-Joe Vollans, Classic Car Buyer is backed by a hugely knowledgeable team who have had years of experience running their own classics. That combined with an unending enthusiasm

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Classic Car Buyer  |  No.218 Police Classic Wow London  


Welcome to another jampacked issue of Classic Car Buyer. As I write this
it looks like the dismal weather over the past few weeks might have finally passed, to be replaced by spring and, with it, thoughts about getting summer-use only classics out. As most of us realise, standing
idle doesn’t do cars any good, so you do need to check a few things
when you get your car out following its hibernation. One thing I always
do first is check underneath for fluid leaks – look especially around
the wheels in case a brake cylinder seal has failed. Check levels under
the bonnet too, and if your car has been stored in a slightly rural
environment you may need to gently remove a hibernating animal
– don’t laugh, I once found two hedgehogs under the bonnet! If your car has a mechanical fuel pump and your carburettor float chambers are easily accessed it’s not a bad idea to ‘prime’ them with fresh fuel before trying to start the engine; that way the engine should start up more easily and once it’s running it’ll draw fuel much more easily than if it’s
cranking. Don’t try to change the oil when the engine is cold – get
the engine running first, warm it up and then drain the sump once the
oil is warm and free-flowing. Once you’ve got your pride and joy out into the open for the first time in months, you’ll probably want to give it a good wash and polish. It’s also tempting, if the paint is looking a bit dull, to give it a ‘cut’. I’d counsel caution. Cutting paint is not a routine treatment; it’s something you do to deal with a particular fading problem and each ‘cut’ makes the paint thinner. If you do cut, it’s important that
the process is followed with a coat of polish, as cutting leaves paint
slightly soft and if any moisture gets on it it’ll soak in, causing
spotting to the surface. I know that I’ve mentioned this before, but I’ve
lost count of the number of times I’ve seen paintwork that’s been ruined by over-enthusiastic or unnecessary cutting.
Classic Car Buyer is Britain’s leading weekly newspaper for classic car enthusiasts. Out every Wednesday, it’s packed with the biggest and most comprehensive news section plus auction reports and events - anything related to the classic car scene, you can read about here first. In addition, you’ll also find in-depth features covering all aspects of owning a classic car – buying, maintaining, driving and – crucially - enjoying. There are comprehensive buying guides, informative road tests, a nostalgic pull-out spread depicting a scene from the halcyon days of motoring, staff car sagas, guest columnists, market reviews, a detailed club directory and a regularly updated price guide. The publication is also packed with hundreds of cars and parts for sale in its Free Ads section, making it THE place to buy or sell your classic. There is a dedicated classifieds spread on classic commercial vehicles and machinery. Classic Car Buyer provides the best insight into bread and butter classics – every week! Edited by John-Joe Vollans, Classic Car Buyer is backed by a hugely knowledgeable team who have had years of experience running their own classics. That combined with an unending enthusiasm for classic motoring makes for a most informative and entertain read.
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Classic Car Buyer

Great variety of interesting content, so always a good read. Reviewed Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Classic Car Buyer

Great reading well done Reviewed Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Classic Car Buyer

It is good to see that despite a very difficult time at the moment the Staff manage to keep up the very high standards. Well done to all.
Reviewed Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Top magazine, love reading it!

Top magazine, love reading it! Reviewed Tuesday, February 9, 2016

A good read

I like looking at the cars for sale, want to get something this year for up to £2,000. The news coverage is also interesting, just not sure if I want to get a years subscription so tend to buy single issues, but that is working out more expensive! Reviewed Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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