Expert Tips

The SkillShack experts offer advice and tips to help you deal with common classic car maintenance and restoration problems.

Sort by:

How Can I Reduce Oil Consumption?

Modern engines use very little oil. This sometimes has disastrous results when owners forget about the necessity to check it altogether. In the classic world, however, we take a curious pleasure from inspecting our dipsticks on a regular basis. Topping-up is a pleasure, rather than a chore. But where does it all go to? The…

Read more »

What are the Pros and Cons of Converting to LPG?

Potential buyers are often frightened by LPG – but a good, professional installation is nothing to worry about. A few extra holes are drilled for the tank, regulator and so on, but the gas filler nozzle (often set into the rear wing) can be mounted on a discreet bracket under the car for painless removal…

Read more »