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Classic Car Vehicle Checks

Vehicle checks from technical specialists

Checking your vehicle at various stages of ownership is vital to give you the very best automotive experience. With knowledge and expertise across all aspects of restoration, we are in a unique position to deliver accurate and insightful checks where our experts are able to identify things many other engineers would never see. From pre-tour checks to winter checks, we’re here to help you enjoy the road ahead.

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Classic car vehicle checks

Routine Checks

After booking
in a vehicle

We undertake an initial check on vehicles prior to any work. This includes body visual checks for damage, contents, wheels, tyres, roadworthyness, fuel and mileage gauge measurements.

Pre-delivery check

Before your vehicle is handed back to you, our engineers will inspect all levels, check bodywork lights and tyre pressures. We’ll also take a photographic record for reference.


During and after work, we’ll take the car for a road test to assess the repairs the vehicle is in for. If this highlights other areas of concern these will be discussed with you.

Classic car vehicle checks



We recommend as a minimum a Service One on any post-sale vehicle although a detailed Service Three is highly recommended. This will provide an insight into any potential restorations needed and the priorities of such work.

Winter Check

Our winter check includes antifreeze content tyre, battery and light conditions checked plus, all fluid levels including gearbox, differential, engine, one-shot and steering box.

Bespoke Checks

In addition to our standard check programmes we can inspect and check any particular areas of concern and produce an inspection report with an estimated cost of any repairs needed. We would also carry out a general check and if any other issues are identified these will be reported too.

Pre & Post Tours

We’d recommend our Service Three to ensure total confidence of the road ahead and carrying out any bespoke work needed to get your car tour-ready. A post tour assessment is also recommended.