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WW2 Standard light Utility ("Tilly")

This pretty little Tilly came in for a few jobs but things were a little more serious than that - for the full story click the picture

1960s Thornycroft ANTAR tank transporter

The Mighty Antar Tank Transporter has now been completed and delivered to the  Defence School of Transport after extensive work. 
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Wartime Humber Heavy Utility

This WW2 Humber Heavy Utility vehicle is a long term project requiring extensive ash timber framing.  To see more click the picture.

Chassis rebuild - 1970s Renault 4

As part of the restoration of a pretty little Renault 4 this chassis was extensively rebuilt.  To see more click the picture.

1903 Curved Dash Oldsmobile

This wonderful machine is a 1903 Oldsmobile, and for a number of years no-one has been able to get it running.  But some careful detective work soon saw it back to its owner in running condition

A 1960s Spitfire Gets A Full Body Restoration

As part of a full nuts-and-bolts restoration by its owner this lovely Triumph Spitfire has recently undergone extensive bodywork restoration in the Rustytrucks workshop

Dodge Fire Engine GXO 480

1943 Dodge 101a Ex-Westmorland Fire Brigade Water Tender GXO 480.  Restored from a derilict condition and now back on the rally scene. 

1929 Mack AC "Bulldog" 5 ton Dump

Chain drive, a 7 litre petrol engine and a distinctive hood, this is the famous Mack AC "Bulldog" - the truck that built america.  This one is undergoing a full restoration.

1949 Commer Commando Coach

A 1949 Commer Commando coach, originally built by Scottish Aviation and now owned by Cumbria Classic Coaches gets a new front end manufactured and fitted.

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