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I'm restoring an old Vauxhall Cresta - can you point me towards someone who can offer advice?

I live in Thailand and my father-in-law has an old and rusted Vauxhall Cresta. We're looking to restore the car but have no idea who to seek advice from in regards to restoration and finding old parts. Could you please point us in the right direction?

Asked on 4 January 2018 by joe nutthorn

Answered by Keith Moody
Your best bet is to contact the Vauxhall Cresta club (www.vauxhallcrestaclub.co.uk/) - they'll be able to point you in the direction of a member who has some experience restoring these cars. As for parts, there's always eBay or one of the Vauxhall specialists like Green Parts (www.vauxhallgreenparts.co.uk). Restoring an old car is a labour of love that requires much time and money to be invested. Go into this project with your eyes open, though. Depending on how far gone the car is, you're unlikely to get your money back on the restoration - but restoring an old car goes beyond those constraints and is what makes our hobby great.
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