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Seven tips for safer motoring this winter

Here are seven winter motoring tips as, when the clocks going back, it’s a sign we should make some essential winter checks to get our cars ready for winter. At Motorline, in East Sussex, we often get those phone calls where people have been caught out, and it is much better not to take your […]

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VW Camper project

We started the body restoration on a 1979 VW Camper Bay Window towards the end of 2018. As the project progressed, it became much more involved than was initially estimated. We had stripped the vehicle entirely and fabricated a transport frame; the body was sent for blasting and protective priming to allow us to assess […]

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Land Rover Defender modifications

Last year this Land Rover Defender TD5, came in to have a refurb in prep for its first ski season in the French Alps. The modifications included new interior seats, steering wheel, panoramic windows, roof rack and ladder. The finishing touch was a bespoke ski-rack designed by our in-house fabricator. The Defender returned for a […]

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Firle Hill Climb 2019

We were very proud to take part again and also sponsor the 2019 Firle Hill Climb Revival. For those of you that haven’t heard of the event, it all began in 1949. Started by the British Automobile Racing Club and, at the end of the Second World War, by the Bentley Drivers Club, it developed […]

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What are the benefits of having my wheels aligned?

We often get asked should I have my tyres balanced or wheels aligned – isn’t fitting new tyres enough? Tyre balancing There have been huge advancements in tyre manufacturing processes and even with the latest rubber compounds, it is possible to get some weight imbalance with new tyres.  Balancing the tyre, with wheel weights, will […]

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Car servicing: holiday checklist

Don’t break down on your way to your holiday destination, a drive to the beach with the children, a romantic picnic or on a trip to the airport. Read our summer car maintenance tips or book in for a summer service.  You might think you have it all covered with breakdown service from the AA […]

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How to choose the best garage to service your car

Who do you trust to service your pride and joy? Whether your vehicle is two years old or 52 years old, it is essential to have your car serviced according to the manufacturer’s recommended schedule to ensure the engine and parts will perform to their best and, for longer.  Below, we explain the differences between […]