Commercials

  • Leyland DAF FT80.300 Restoration

    Leyland DAF FT80.300 Restoration

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    Though only a little over 25 years old, Gary Dwyer’s Leyland DAF FT80.300 is already likely to be a unique survivor. It’s also been the subject of a prize-winning restoration. Peter Simpson finds out more. As photographer Martyn and yours…

  • ERF trucks Open Day

    ERF trucks Open Day

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    JCB is holding a one-off ERF show and open day on September 6, giving enthusiasts a chance to see at close hand some of the firm’s working fleet of refurbished EC11s. As this issue went to press, we were informed…

  • Leyland Reiver returns

    Leyland Reiver returns

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Five years ago, Andrew Garlick sold this 1976 Leyland Reiver after ten years of ownership; a decision he soon regretted. Last year, however, his 21-year-old son, Glen, bought it back and carried out a full restoration. Peter Simpson tells the…

  • BMC J4 MAILVAN

    BMC J4 MAILVAN

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    The Mills brothers’ latest LCV restoration has really been wowing the crowds at shows throughout 2019. Peter Simpson tells the story… Once upon a time, red GPO/Post Office Morris (and later Austin-Morris) J4 mailvans were seen – and heard –…

  • Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile and its proud owner/restorer. The current colour scheme is a reversal of the red with white stripe it was bought with, but is a ‘genuine’ Dormobile scheme and, we think, it looks a lot better for…