Maintaining a classic car is not just about keeping it clean and nice indoors. Caring and preserving your classic engine, driving it often, and keeping fluids in check is more important than that. If you are new with a classic car here are the few tips to keep your oldtimers protected and take care of it in the right way.
· Regular Checkups:
Although most car collectors usually perform their own maintenance or know mechanics for car maintenance, but it still requires a regular checkup by a qualified mechanics. This will not only avoid any problem down the road, but a professional mechanic can also resolve the issues with simple adjustments or repair that needed to be done.
· Breaks are important:
A well maintained beautiful looking car with loud engine it surly forces people to look at your oldtimer. This loud noise from brake squealing can be alarming too. It is essential to keep the breaks in good condition.
· Cleaning and waxing:
To keep your classic car away from grime, salt, and other impurities give it a good hand-wash once in a while. Cleaning, and waxing it regularly is also a must. Dust and impurities could cause permanent damage to the exterior of a classic vehicle. After washing it to keep its paint shine use a good wax after every six months.
· Don’t forget to take a regular ride:
Being an owner of a classic oldtimer, it is natural to be overprotected about your vehicle. But keeping it inside your garage is also not a wise decision. Giving your classic a regular ride keeps its engine running correctly and assures the proper working condition of it. Above all, what is the fun to have an oldtimer if you are not able to take them out?
· Keep it covered:
Natural exposure of any kind can damage your classic vehicle. Prolong contact with rain, sun, wind, or snow may become the cause of development of rust. There are chances of scratches and dents also. Excessive heat by direct sunlight can also damage your car in several different ways. Keeping your oldtimer in garage or covering it properly will protect your classic car and avoid any damages.