Classic and Vintage Vehicle Cooling and Heating System Repairs

Radiators    ~    Fuel Tanks    ~    Heaters    ~    Oil Coolers   ~    Intercoolers    ~    Number Plates


The first job is to pressure test, flow test and visually check the radiator to diagnose the problem. 

The test results will determine which of the following options are appropriate. 


  • Build a new copper and brass replacement radiator, which is repairable if future damage occurs

See our Classic Radiator Repair page and Vintage Radiator Repair page for photos of radiators our repairers have worked on

Fuel Tanks

We test, clean out, repair and build new fuel tanks for the majority of classic and vintage vehicles

Repair work on fuel tanks include:

  • Decontamination - cleaning out old solidified fuel etc. to avoid contamination of new fuel

  • Removal of debris to eliminate debris getting in to the fuel system

  • Repairing small holes to prevent fuel leaking

  • Patching larger holes

  • Making new fuel tanks using sections from the old fuel tank

  • Repairing and rebuilding fuel tanks made from most materials including stainless steel, aluminium and steel. 

See our Classic Petrol Tank page and Vintage Petrol Tank page for photos of fuel tanks our repairers have worked on


Heaters from classic vehicles can be tested and repaired in both of our workshops. Test results will help determine which of the following options is most appropriate in resolving the heating issue.​


  • Build a new copper and brass heater, which is repairable if future damage occurs

See our Classic Heater page for photos of classic vehicle heaters our repairers have worked on

Oil Coolers

After testing the oil cooler, the following resolutions will be considered​


  • Custom build a replacement oil cooler

See our Oil Coolers page for photos of classic and vintage oil coolers our repairers have worked on


After testing the intercooler, the following resolutions will be considered​

​Recore / Rebuild:

  • Fit a new core

See our Intercoolers page for photos of Intercoolers our repairers have worked on

Number Plates

We are Registered Number Plate Suppliers and produce a range of number plates for classic and vintage vehicles.

  • Black and silver pressed oblong plates

  • Black and silver pressed square plates

Cost, longevity and time scale are important factors for the customer to consider before giving us the go-ahead to carry out any work.

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