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What is the best way to insure a 1936 MG TA currently in storage in a lock-up garage at home?
How much is my N reg Mini worth as a doer-up? It has a full MoT and has done just over 100,00 miles, but the paintwork is poor.
I have a Jaguar XK150 restoration project which I want to sell. The car is quite sound - the engine turns OK, while the engine, gearbox and chassis all have matching numbers. I've also got many nice spares,...
I'm interested in finding out the value of my silver Ford Mondeo estate. It has under 47,000 miles and all original factory fittings, the only blemish is a slight crack on the side front bumper. I'm asking...
A friend wants to sell her Triumph 1500TC. It was first registered in 1974 and it's mileage is almost 57,000. It still has the transparent plastic protection over the inside of the doors and had new carpets...
I have a 1979 Volkswagen Scirocco GLS, which has been in my garage undriven for over 30 years. It was left by my father-in-law when he died. Full original condition and undamaged with 45,000 miles. It'seen...
Are old Land Rover Defenders actually selling for the inflated prices I see advertised online? Several years ago we had a Fiat 500 we wanted to sell. Prices were high online and on dealers forecourts,...
Is it best to keep a classic car under a proprietary, breathable, car cover in a well-ventilated garage or just a cotton dust sheet? I have been told these covers cause the paint to bister eventually....
I am thinking of buying a 1992 Volkswagen campervan but I'm worried that in a year something would happen to it (mechanically) that would cost a lot to fix. Are there extended warranty schemes available...
I run a low mileage 1988 Jaguar XJ-S. I have always run it on V-Power - which for a long time did not apparently have an Ethanol content, now it is 5%. Do I need to take any steps to tackle problems...
 

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