car restoration

Get the Love Back: A Beginner’s Guide to Vehicle Restoration

There are all kinds of vehicle restorers out there – and as a blast cleaning company, we’re lucky enough to meet a lot of them! Some are seasoned veterans at the restoration game, whereas some are complete newbies. Restoring a vehicle is a really rewarding pursuit, especially if it’s a vehicle that means a lot …

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Removing paint as part of a MkII Ford Escort Restoration

Ford Escort Mark II The second generation Escort was produced from 1974 to 1981.  They’re a much loved member of the Ford Escort family, with a squarer body style that distinguishes the car apart from it’s Mark I predecessor.  Escorts have proved popular throughout the world – with many recent restorations beginning with the classic …

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Removing paint from the iconic Jaguar XK120 Pininfarina

1954 Jaguar XK120 Pininfarina The beautiful Jaguar XK120 was released in 1948, 8 years after the ellusive SS100 sportscar ceased production.  The original XK120s were built with ash wooden frames and aluminium panels.  They are ultra rare, but, some examples can still be found today.  The ‘120’ in the XK’s name refers to the top …

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Fiat 500 paint stripping with crushed glass and soda

Fiat 500 Paint Removal The classic Fiat 500 is arguably the most loved ‘City Car’ of all time.  This extra small car was originally designed simply to be a budget friendly, practical car for city dwellers. It proved phenonimally popular throughout Europe with over 3.89 million units rolling off the production line between 1957 and …

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