Thursday 27 January 2011

Classic Bus Refurbishment

To keep your classic bus as a roadworthy vehicle, you must keep it in a good and safe condition. You must also take good care of your classic bus and recognise that it must be handled with care. It is especially important when you place your bus into the care of a garage or mechanic, that you ensure they are aware of the care and attention your classic bus needs.
If your classic bus is in need of a service or repair work, it is essential to find a garage or mechanic who is used to handling vintage vehicles.  A garage who has little or no experience will not know specifically how to treat your classic bus, whereas someone with plenty of experience will be able to ensure your bus is handled with care.
There are plenty of garages who know how to deal with vintage vehicles, including Trailways-uk. Trailways-uk is a family run business who will know exactly how to treat your classic bus to make sure it is kept in top condition. They have been servicing, repairing and refurbishing vintage vehicles for nearly 35 years. They are able to deal with every mechanical job, regardless of how large or small a job it is, and will treat your classic bus with care.
To take care of your classic bus, it is equally important to have a basic knowledge of how to treat your vehicle. You should regularly check a number of things on your vehicle such as the tyres, cambelt, and fluids. The tyres need to have a fairly deep tread, and to be at the right pressure. The cambelt also needs to be strong and not too worn. It is essential to check the brake fluid, coolant and oil, that they are at the right levels, and pressures.

Sunday 16 January 2011

Vintage bus refurbishment

All vehicles need to be kept in a good state of repair if they are to be used on the road. Vintage vehicles require careful handling as they are more fragile than new vehicles and often parts cannot be easily replaced.
If you are the owner of a vintage bus, you probably already know the main important things which you should check yourself, including checking all the fluids are in good order; brake fluid, coolant, transmission oil etc, ensuring that the cambelt is not is not worn or perished, ensuring that the tyres are at the right pressure, and not too worn. However, all vehicles at some point need more serious attention. This is the time when it is very important to find a garage who will deal carefully and attentively with your vintage bus
When you need some serious refurbishment jobs carried out on your vehicle, It is best to look for a garage which has plenty of experience with vintage vehicles as they will know exactly how to treat your vintage bus. A good mechanic will make sure your vehicle is kept in good condition.
Trailways-uk is a company with a lot of experience in dealing with vintage busses. They are a family run business and are willing to take on any job, no matter how large or small. They are in fact known as the garage who take on jobs which other companies have turned away because the work only involves minor repairs, or it is too large a job. They are experienced in dealing with vintage vehicles and so understand that they require careful handling.
Finding a competent garage to deal with the refurbishment of your vintage bus is so necessary. A garage which is not experienced in this field will just result in you spending more time and money than its worth.
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Sunday 9 January 2011

Coach and Bus Repairs

All vehicles need repairing to be kept in a good and safe condition. We take our cars for an MOT test to determine whether they are still safe to drive, and if there is a problem, repairs must be carried out. Coaches and Busses must also be regularly serviced and maintained, especially as the owner of a coach or bus is responsible for a large number of passengers. Also for insurance reasons, these public transport vehicles must be kept in good condition.
There are basic things which you should look out for yourself, such as making sure your cambelt is strong, checking how worn your tyres are and your tyre pressure, checking brake fluid, transmission fluid, coolant and checking the oil pressure. When there are more serious problems to be dealt with, a professional garage will be able to deal competently with the problems.
It is advisable to find a company which deals exclusively with larger vehicles when looking for a garage to repair your coach or bus. An experienced mechanic will be able to ensure your vehicle is kept in a good state of repair.
There are few companies that offer a fleet of buses and coaches, extensive bus body refurbishmentbus repair and coach repair facilities for all models of public transport and a first class sign writing service, all under one roof. The list of work undertaken by the minority of bus refurbishment companies should include full bus body refurbishments, accident and insurance work, stretched panel fitting, welding and fabrication, graphics and vinyl work.  Furthermore, large and small panel work, chassis repairs and bus body full repaints. Some may also provide vintage bus refurb and classic bus refurb.