Sad News & Fond Farewells John McSpadyen – RIP Most of you will have known John McSpadyen who was a founder member of ACCC having been one of the original MCOG members who ‘transitioned’ the club to the all inclusive ‘multi-marquee’ club we enjoy
Sorry but I have only managed to a couple of talks this session – I am having back problems which are getting steadily worse. Pleased to report that our Volvo 240, jointly owned with my son is now back on the road, Could ou lease tell me when my membership is due for renewal? Thanks Ian H Mac
Hi Ian, Sorry to hear you’re suffering but great to hear the 240 is on the road. Memberships are now due and can either be paid in person on the night of the AGM or via the link on the AGM article.
All the best
Robert O'Rourke – RIP ***UPDATED INFO*** A message from the Chairman: Folks I have received the following and self explanatory e-mail form Fiona O’Rourke; ‘It is with a heavy heart that I let you know that Robert O’Rourke passed away peacefully last
Practical Classics 'Restoration Show' – Report The ‘Resto Show’ is a great opener to the season! It’s the sister show of the year closer in November, the ‘Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show’ and despite covering fewer halls (3 to the big show’s 5), its well worth a
I have a relative potentially writing a book about a lady by the name of Dorothee Pullinger whose family built the Arrol-Johnston/Galloway cars about a century ago.
Does anyone have or know of one of these cars other than the one in the Riverside Museum in Glasgow? Also if anyone has any information, photographs or memorabilia that…[Read more]
I have a UK spec 2007 Subaru Legacy 2.0 with the EJ204 naturally aspirated engine and fault codes for the EGR valves and secondary air pump (P1410 and P2444). The parts cost for the valves and pump is prohibitive and more than the car is worth however there is potentially a way of ‘overwriting or bypassing’ the codes in the ECU with a…[Read more]
Kieron. Only just seen this. Try John or Gareth 01416329422. Shawlands. South Side Mini Centre. They are mini/MINI & Air VW specialists but do everything you can think of. Have a look at their Instagram page for the variety. Very competent & very nice guys.
Thanks Peter and sorry for the late acknowledgement! The problem has been resolved for now; amazingly with a cheap refurbished part from China via AliExpress, we’ll see how long it lasts!
Cars 'n' Coffee @ Greenside Garden Centre Sunday out – Cars, Tea & Bacon Rolls! Sunday the 29th saw the first ‘Cars ‘n’ Coffee’ of the year at Greenside Garden Centre, Newhouse, Motherwell, so I thought I’d head over and spend a Sunday morning at this relaxed and
New Year Dinner – Arrangements Friday 13th of January @ The Savoy Park Hotel January is upon us and the Club New Year Dinner is this Friday! The details you’ll need are below: When: Friday 13th of Jan 2023 Where: Savoy Park Hotel, 16 Racecourse
Headed over to Galston for the Route 71 ‘Cars & Coffee’
Plenty of familiar faces at the second Route 71 ‘Cars & Coffee’ event so there was a great chance to sit and chat over a hot snack & drink and look at all […]
What a great day everyone had at this wonderful facility
We were treated to a look around the facility by the MD and and it took me back.
The canteen was very busy as we all collected our free burgers ….and i […]
7th of August (Sunday)
RNLI Girvan Harbour Open Day
The Club have been invited to bring a few cars to the open day and form a small display to compliment their event. If you’re interested in this, please let us k […]
A show in the ‘Scottish Summer’…
The Ayrshire Vintage Tractor & Machinery Club event at Whirlford (known as the ‘Cattle Show’) went ahead despite the organisation not having a Secretary this year. It made for […]
Our Thursday run to Duns
You have heard the saying it’s a long way to Tipperary – well it’s a long way to Duns!
We set off from Coylton along with new member Mel Cree from Barrhill and what a lovely P4 ROVER he […]
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