Protecting Your Classic Car for Winter Use

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We support the idea of using classic cars all year round, and if you enjoy your cherished car in all weathers there should be no reason to worry about using the car through the winter – as long as a few simple steps are taken to protect it. We cover all those steps in this Skill Shack ‘How to’ video. We guide you through underbody protection considerations, winter tyres, protecting chrome and brightwork, upgrading headlamps, a few simple rituals to observe to protect against rain and road salt. Also for older classics, we discuss what you’ll need to do to help the car’s electrical system cope such as upgrading from a dynamo to alternator, which is covered in a separate video.