Retro Motor Services -Jaguar specialists in both old and new vehicles. Servicing, repairs and MOTs by appointment. Run by our very own Jaguar Engineer Simon Currell and Jaguar Specialist Mechanic Wayne French. I have to say there really is nothing that these two can’t fix with their vast knowledge of Jaguar and all other marques. So if you have any problems with your car or it needs an MOT or repair at an extremely reasonable price please do call them to make an appointment. Simon 07973 762295 or Wayne 07955 262505 Retro Motor Services,  Unit 4, Heath Business Park, Coalpit Lane, Wolston, Coventry.       CV8 3GB.

Lee Wells Autobodies -Just seen some excellent E Type bodywork involving matching an Opalescent Silver Blue finish and using traditional lead filling. They are keen on doing more classic car work. They are: Lee Wells Autobodies Ltd, Unit 1 Samson Road, Hermitage Industrial Estate, Coalville, Leics LE67 3PF. Tel: 01530 838344.                                                             Website:

Dent Tech UK -Members have used Dent Tech UK to good effect. So if you have a dent that needs removal call Steve Siddal on 07860 56567.

Duplikey -Lost your key? If you have problems with a lost key or the locks on your car, or you’ve locked yourself out call Birmingham based Duplikey, 0121 448 9741. They will travel and their website is;

Classic Automotive Trim -Should you require trim work on your car, whether it be a new hood, seats, carpets etc. have a word with C.A.T. Classic Automotive Trim. They are in Unit 24 Lythalls Lane Industrial Estate, Lythalls Lane Coventry CV6 6FL. The numbers are 07789036208 or 07870536775 and the names are Peter Fullarton or Paul Newbury. They do a good job, know their Jaguars (or most other classics including Astons) and are not too pricey.

Shotblasting and Powder Coating – Sweeney& Sherlock Shotblasting do a very good job including alloy wheels.   They are at 66 Saint Andrew’s Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B9 4LN.   0121 753 0960.  Mention Bob Beecham from the Jaguar Club.

Aluminium Polishing – Crystal Metal Polishing do a very good job of Jaguar XK Engine components.  They are at Unit 18-19  Century Park, Garrison Lane, Birmingham B9 4NZ.  Ask for Kevin and say Bob Beecham from the Jaguar Club sent me!

General Motor Spares – Chopra’s Auto Spares are a Motor Factors outfit in Bedworth selling all the basic stuff you need, oil, brake pads, batteries, plugs, suspension bits etc. I’ve recently had dealings with them and if you are served by Nij (pronounced Nidge), if you say you are from the Jaguar Drivers Club or the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club you should get a discount. They already have good prices particularly on batteries so give them a try. They are in Kings Street, Bedworth CV12 8JE Telephone 02476 319028


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