The Benefits

With a few changes the following service schedule can be applied to almost every water-cooled classic car with a carburettor. When Project Shop’s highly trained engineers carry it out on your vehicle the service will:


  • Dramatically improve your cars performance, economy and reliability
  • Make sure that all serviceable parts are checked, cleaned, lubricated, adjusted or replaced.
  • Identify any ageing components
  • Help preserve your cars value and sale-ability

The Schedule


  1. Lights check and replace any blown bulbs
  2. Add Wynns Engine Flush, run engine to temperature, make sure cooling fans cut in, then switch off
  3. Wheels off, check tyres for condition, age, tread wear and pressures
  4. Remove spare tyre and check for condition, age, tread wear and pressure
  5. Check wheel hubs/splines for wear and condition
  6. Check wheel condition, plus wheel spokes (where wire wheels are fitted)
  7. Drain hot engine oil
  8. Check/clean/replace oil breather
  9. Inspect brakes for friction material, leaks and function
  10. Grease all driveshaft joints, hubs and ball joints (front and rear)
  11. Inspect metal brake pipes and flexible pipes for condition/corrosion/leaks
  12. Check/adjust handbrake as necessary
  13. Under body corrosion inspection
  14. Exhaust system inspection, general condition and mounts
  15. Check gearbox oil for condition and level (suggest change every 5 years)
  16. Check differential oil for condition and level (suggest change every 5 years)
  17. Check/top up carburettor dash pots (if SU type fitted)
  18. Check/replace inline fuel filter
  19. Check/adjust idle/fuel mixture/balance carburettors
  20. Check/clean/replace air filter(s)
  21. Check/change spark plugs (suggest change at 2 years)
  22. Check condition/gap of points/condenser/rotor arm/cap and HT leads
  23. Check/adjust engine timing
  24. Check drive belt condition and tension
  25. Inspect coolant pipes & gland hole vent hole under water pump for leakage
  26. Inspect core plugs for leakage
  27. Check coolant strength and top up/replace (suggest replacement every 2 years)
  28. Check brake/clutch fluid for level and condition (suggest replacement every 2 years)
  29. Replenish windscreen washer fluid, check operation of screen wash jets
  30. Inspect wiper blade condition and check operation. Replace wiper rubbers as required
  31. Clean off door/bonnet/boot catches and re-grease
  32. Renew oil filter & sump washer, replace sump plug (if required) & replenish engine oil
  33. Engine start, check for leakage
  34. Road test, check heater and fan operation, re-torque wheels, re-check engine oil level
  35. Independent MOT or Classic Car safety check to make sure your vehicle is safe to drive

Apart from a serviced car, what do I get?

By the time we have completed each of these 35 actions, over 200 points on your vehicle will have been checked, adjusted, lubricated or replaced. The great news is that you will know that your car is safe and that you will have done everything possible to maintain its reliability and value. Not only this, but you will receive:

  • A comprehensive invoice for your history file
  • An MOT or Classic Car Safety Check certificate (worth £54.00)
  • A health check signed by your classic car engineer

This will show perspective buyers just how seriously you took maintaining your vehicle.

The cost?

Well that is the best news. We offer a fixed price including all consumables, ignition parts and lubricants which means you know exactly what you are getting and for how much.

  • 4 – Cylinder vehicles – £ 595.00
  • 6/8 – Cylinder vehicles – £745.00
  • 12 – Cylinder vehicles – £895.00

The price even includes VAT. To take advantage of this amazing offer, you simply need to leave us your details below. We will be in touch within the next 24 hours to book your car in

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