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The Trip Out 2015 - The Year of the Van!

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So, the beginning of September saw our annual pilgrimage to The Trip Out, we even bought a Chevy Day Van to do it right this year, this was a sign of things to come... There has always been a contingent of cool vans at The Trip Out but 2015 saw a big increase with plenty of Ford Econolines and Dodge Tradesman and Sportsman vans. Trip Out organiser Andy Porter, also arrived in his own Econoline, now infamously known as the 'Paedo Killer'. We think US vans are going to get more and more popular in the UK and maybe even eat...

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Magnum Panels for Classic Ford Mustangs Now In Stock

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Previously trying to get classic Ford Mustang panels here in the UK, especially large items like floors, quarter panels and wings has been an expensive and frustrating process if you've had to resort to importing from the USA. Magnum Car Panels have now produced a full range of quality, replica panels for 1964 to 1973 Ford Mustangs, in fact everything from a battery tray to a full body shell. Most panels are readily available here in the UK with Chilimoto Speed Shop being proud to have been appointed one of the first specialist stockists of these panels. We will be...

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Cerwin Vega Mobile Now Available From Chilimoto Speed Shop

Posted by Mark Dawson on

Californian Audio Brand Cerwin Vega is synonymous with American Custom Car culture thanks to over 60 years of experience and being the number 1 audio choice of some of the biggest custom shops in the US. After taking the VW Scene by storm over here, Cerwin Vega is looking to return to their roots and target American Car owners in the UK. Chilimoto Speed Shop is proud to have been chosen as their first American Specialist Retailer & Installer for the UK market. Our first stock arrives next week and the full range will be added to our website soon....

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We're Moving!

Posted by Mark Dawson on

Yes that's right, Chilimoto Speed Shop is moving to new and improved premises near Keighley, West Yorkshire. This will allow us to take on more work and expand our range of services as well as moving us closer to some of our regular customer base. Thank you to all our friends and customers for your support during this move. All existing work will be moved with us and normal service will be resumed shortly. Keep an eye on the website or our Facebook page for more updates but we're looking to be up and running in the new shop by early April....

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Lucas Oil Products Now In The Store

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Chilimoto Speed Shop only sells products that we use and recommend. A perfect example of this is Lucas Oils, our go-to lubricant brand for use in the shop. Their range of premium oils, lubricants, additives and car care products is perfectly suited to our mix of American and Classic cars regularly frequenting the shop.   Founded by Forrest Lucas and his wife Charlotte in 1989, Lucas Oil Products was founded on the need for better lubricants and fuel treatments to maintain their own equipment. Forrest was a truck driver for over 20 years and Charlotte and himself were also...

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