West cork landrover run

We had a visit from the west cork landrover run on sunday 9th of july, as we are landrover enthusiasts we joined the run and organised an interesting route through some little used roads and valleys to arrive at the museum where we had arranged a wood fired pizza oven who kept all the group fed with delicious handmade pizzas and salad while they looked around the museum

 

  

Ford model T restoration

We have just finished a 2 year rebuild of a 1926 ford model T , it has been built up from a bare chassis using nearly all original parts and it is ready to go back on the road after being laid up for nearly 60 years

 

DKW club visit

We recentley had a visit from the DKW club ireland,  the club had a great weekend touring cork and kerry with some cars coming from germany, belgium and the UK

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Ford Model T restoration

work is progressing on the 1926 Ford model T, it now has a full rolling chassis with a rebuilt engine in place , the radiator and exhaust is now fitted and it will be soon ready to start the engine, the work on the body is also progressing with the panels now fitted to the rolling chassis, watch this space for more updates

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Porsche club ireland

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we had a visit from the porsche club of ireland recentley while they were re run of some of the old circuit of ireland rally stages,  these were molls gap, borlin, ardgroom, cods head, healy pass, ballaghbeama and more, these are all great driving roads that cross the cork kerry borders and are all close to us and the town of kenmare where the club stayed for the weekend

Citroen 2CV club visit

This week we had a visit from some members of the Irish 2cv club, production of these iconic cars ended in July of 1990 and the club marked this anniversary by starting their weekend away by visiting the museum.

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Summer is here and it shows with all the interesting cars visiting us recentley, there was a group from the kingdom vintage and classic car club and a number of classic VW cars and vans from the netherlands that are currentley touring ireland

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VBOA international

we had a visit from the vauxhall bedford opel association this weekend, there was a very impressive display of vauxhalls from the 1920,s to the 1980,s with over 35 cars present, as this was the VBOA,s international meeting in ireland there were members from ireland, england, holland and australia here for the event

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Ford model T

This week we have been trial fitting the body panels on the chassis to see how they are fitting and to work out what repairs are required,  as most of the bodywork is nearly ninety years old there is some welding to be done , it is a slow process but we are making progress.

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