Old and New Land Rovers……

John was testing one of the new Land Rover Discovery’s and we thought we would pull out the Land Rover series III that in the workshop for a side by side comparison of Old and New. Things have certainly changed over the years.

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1977 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser – Surgical Procedure

The road into this story is a long and winding one, which begins when three of the Muir brothers — Tony, Neville, and Guy — began developing a 121-lot subdivision in Ngaio, Wellington, in 1970. Tony initially owned a 1965 Land Rover, and, in 1968, he and Guy purchased two new Austin Gipsys, originally designed as competitors to the Landy. In 1976, the brothers replaced the Gipsys with two new Toyota Land Cruisers (these days referred to as ‘FJ40s’), and, in 1978, the three brothers

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Round Two of the 2017 Surgery Sprints

Another great day as we get into Round 2 of this year’s Surgery Sprints. Ben and I had a great day, meeting more new people and catching up many we meet in the last round. Here are my photos, hope you all had a great day

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An Eye for the Finer Details

A lovely imported Jaguar XF, getting the finishing touches of our detail and paint protection package.

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CQuartz Finest Reserve, When nothing but the best will do.

If you’re looking for the very best protective coating on the market, that will protect your vehicle from the ever-changing New Zealand climate. While leaving it with a rich deep shine, go no further then CQuartz Finest Reserve from CarPro. For more information, drop in and talk to one of our team. The Surgery is an approved installer for all CarPro Cquartz products.

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Harry Potter Lives Again!! Ford Anglia Restoration

A cool little project getting close to completion ….a humble Anglia, it had been a long-term dream of the owner to have a “Harry Potter” Anglia as a classic everyday runner. The client wanted the original interior kept in it’s aged condition so that the car didn’t have that “over restored” look, but the body work and paint needed to be as new. The colour combination is original and certainly compliments the period look which will have cream wheels with white wall tyres when it

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07/05/2017 Motorsport 0 Comments

2016 Surgery Sprint Winner’s are ….

It’s been a busy time for us this year, lots going on. But we wanted to take the time to congratulate the winners of last years Surgery Sprints, who were all awarded in the first round of the 2017 Surgery Sprints. Certificate recipients are as follows (trophy winners are at the bottom): Placing Competitor Class Vehicle 1= Keith Miller O’all Porsche GT3 1= Stuart Becker O’all Fiat 124 Coupe 3 Chris Aspros O’all Nissan GTR 1 Don McLean E1 Holden Barina Gti 1 Jon Rings

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26/04/2017 Restoration 1 Comment

Can anyone guess what just arrived at The Surgery

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Round One of the 2017 Surgery Sprints

What a blinder of a day and yes pun intended. Couldn’t ask for better weather to kick off round one of this year’s Surgery Sprints. Here are my photos, hope you all had a great day – John

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Carefully Hand Stripping The Wolseley Body Shell

Ben hard at work on the Wolseley, carefully hand stripping the body shell back to bare steel to make it ready for rust killing and etch primer

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The Surgery Sprints 2017- Dates, Regs and Entry Forms Now Available

Here we go, race season is upon us again. and this years dates for The Surgery Sprints are up on our new site. Regs and entry forms for round 1 are also available on the same page. We hope you are all excited for round 1, as we are already counting down the days

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01/04/2017 Toyota 0 Comments

Bringing Life Back to Tired Paint

Bit of detailing going on in The Surgery this week. Bringing life back to the tired paint of this much loved Toyota Celica. Just look at that shine !! And thats before it’s been coated with CarPro Cquartz Finest paint protection.

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25/03/2017 Fiat, Holden, Mazda, MG, Morgan 3 Comments

Classic Car Quiz – Can You Name Them All

Have you got a good eye for the details, can you name the first 5 cars in this photo ?

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19/03/2017 Ford 0 Comments

32 Ford Coupe – Its Tough To Be Cool

Its hard to beat the cool factor of some cars, this 32 Ford thats was in for a couple of small updates is just so damn cool.

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