February 2016

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    Old-timers in a transitional arrangement may return to the road

    The winter period within the transitional arrangement for vintage cars is over. This means that owners of petrol vehicles that fall under the 2016 regulation can get back on the road from 1 March to 30 November of this year. Owners of a petrol passenger car, truck or motorcycle entering service for the first time […] More

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    The AMK cleaning special ...

    We found a box full of them during the reorganization of the warehouse. Plus the working texts for that issue. For your information, a chapter from that special. Because spring is coming again. Because classics can shine again. Is everything really good? Paint cleaners, scratch fillers, polishing pastes, sealing products, gloss, Carnauba wax, showroom finish. What […] More

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    A German Fastback. The VW type 3

    My first car was once a VW type 3 Fastback. The manager of the Lugtenburg garage, where my father was a customer, had said that the car was so good that he used it as a dispatch and rental car. With the sale of the VW to a customer's son, the entrepreneur touched both his Fastback and […] More

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    Popularity classics 40 year and older is still growing.

    Taxation with regard to car use in our country still has a major influence on the old and young car market. It is no secret that sales of classic cars aged 25 to 40 have fallen sharply in recent years, due to tightened tax regulations. VWE vehicle documentation and information this week put a […] More

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    The Sportsters. No 'pick-up engines'

    Of course, we never talk that way about the members of the kinder modeled sex. But there are tribes of double-tatted hard core Harley riders who see it all differently. Harley-Davidsons Sportsters were once intended to be fiercely sporty Triumph Bonnevilles to sweep the American roads. But like everything and everyone in The States, […] More

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    It is winter! Buy a HMMWV or Hummer!

    It is winter. So the media reports slipperyness and danger. For a few nights where the mercury (dangerous!) Dropped below zero (dangerous!). The Netherlands is steeped in a culture of fear. As an antidote it says AMK number three. (Be careful about going to the newsstand! It can be slippery! It's dangerous outside!) A story […] More

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    A household name for twenty years. The CUPRA label from SEAT.

    SEAT's CUPRA performance line will be exactly twenty years old in 2016. The first generation saw the light of day in 1996. The previous year, the Ibiza 1.8 Group A achieved encouraging results in the World Rally Championship, prompting SEAT to develop a revolutionary model: the Ibiza Kit Car. Equipped with a 250 hp […] More

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    Anglo Parts has moved

    For more than 30 years, Anglo Parts has specialized in quality parts for English classic cars and accessories for old-timers. Anglo Parts is active in 11 European countries with its own subsidiaries and distributors. The head office of Anglo Parts in Mechelen (Belgium) has recently moved to Zandvoortstraat 53, located in the industrial estate Mechelen Noord. On the […] More

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    To rule is to look into the future

    Audi opposed parent company VW with the slogan 'Vorsprung durch Technik'. A nice approach. But with a head start you are ahead of the crowd. And that can have consequences in the margins when you need specific parts - for your classic, for example. Parts for - for example - a […] More

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    annoying valve caps

    It's the little things that matter to him. However? That is why we fully understand those who run to top companies such as Action and Aldi to buy those beautiful aluminum valve caps for a minimal amount. Those things can be true jewelry for any classic. Oh yes: So they are […] More

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    Shoes for the Jag adept. Made by Oliver Sweeney and Jaguar

    Jaguar and lifestyle clothing and shoe brand Oliver Sweeney have teamed up. It has now resulted in a series of beautiful shoes. The Whitley and Sayer collection saw the light of day last fall. And at the moment the Weslake's are “the formal driver shoes to have” for the Jaguar adept who, for example, with his beautiful classic E-Type or modern […] More

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