LINKS - RESTORATION AND MORE

The CHMC makes no representations about the accuracy or suitability of the information or links provided below, nor is CHMC endorsing any products or services on those websites or from the website’s owners and associates. Our members have merely suggested that these organisations or businesses are sources of information and/or assistance.

Our other Links pages - Heritage & historic vehicle clubs in Australia & internationally and the ROBERT SHANNON FOUNDATION Encouraging youth involvement in heritage vehicles

Swap Meets

Pinky lists Australian swap meets and other events.

Automotive History

Automotive Historians Australia Promote research, archival collection and sharing of knowledge about Australian automotive industry history.

National Automotive History Collection Detroit  regarded as a premier public automotive archive documenting the history and development of the automobile.

The Society Of Automotive Historians encourage research, preservation, recording and publication of historical material.

Coachbuilt an online encyclopedia of American Coachbuilders

CarHistory4U  for history of the motor car and links to car museums, clubs, associations, books and magazines.

Museums

Australasian Motor Museums Association Find a museum.

Australian Motorlife Museum, Wollongong.

National Transport Museum, Inverell.

Parkes Motor Museum & Antique Machinery Collection, Parkes.

Forums

Antique Automobile Club of America Discussion Forum online community for those interested in exchanging information about ALL antique, classic, and collectible automobiles.

Historic Commercial Vehicle Club of Australia Forum

The Old Machinery Magazine Forum For Australian car, truck tractor and antique machinery collectors.

PERIOD Photos

TROVE one search, a wealth of information. Content from the Australian National and state libraries, and over 1000 other libraries around Australia.

The Old Motor a photo magazine for sharing period photos of cars from 1893-1965

Restoration How-to

Auto/Truck/Fleet Paint Cross Reference at PaintRef.com. Looking for automotive paint? What's the name of a color? Year/Make/Model Paint Code. Has colour chips too. A US site but has some UK and European makes as well as many of the vintage to classic US makes.

Skinned Knuckles a monthly e-publication written by and for automotive and light truck collectors and restorers. Each issue contains helpful, informative articles about making repairs and maintaining and restoring vintage and classic collector vehicles.

Second Chance Garage USA How to restore cars, how cars work, historical information on classic cars and on the hobby in general.

The Vintage Car UK. articles on collecting, restoring and running vintage cars.

Restoration Services

Gordon Pendlebury I’m no Dentist however I have been repairing damaged and worn teeth for over 40 years. I build up worn teeth on ring gears and drive plates and restore them back to original profiles. Also recondition Hydramatic Damper plates for the early model Holdens  and respline the Torus assembly. These dampers fit Holdens, Vauxhalls,Oldsmobiles. Also have a machine shop that repairs many components. Call: Gordon Pendlebury 0411391677.

Mark Nugent Traditional coachbuilder. Dubbo, NSW.

Old Era Services, Gloucester, NSW. Sheet metal panels and restoration supplies.

Swanson's Gaskets, Hornsby, NSW.

Vintage and Classic Reproductions Qld. Castings and precision engineering.

Automotive Moulding Repairs & Polishing for stainless steel and aluminium mouldings, trim, hubcaps, grills. 10 Copeland Street,Kingswood, ph. 0247316445.

Automobilia

Automobilia Collectors Club of Australia. Automobile-related items, advertising signs and literature, radiator badges, body badges, identification plates, motoring club badges, mascots, hub caps, spark plugs, number plates, garage tools and equipment, motor manuals, motoring accessories, and pedal cars, petrol pumps, oil bottles and racks, petrol, oil and grease tins, advertising signs, road maps, ephemera, historical photos, advertising material and associated pieces.

What's the photo on this page's background? 

A 1928 Oldsmobile F28 tourer. It  was "resting" in a paddock and is now in the custodianship of a young vintage car restorer.