Tuning and Engine Rebuilds

Our team of technicians can deliver anything from a gentle tune to a full engine rebuild, all within our own engine shops here at Bridge Classic Cars.

We use only the highest quality parts and materials on our total engine rebuilds.

Thanks to highly creative team of true craftsman, we strive to ensure every engine is built to the original specification unless upgrades and modifications are requested.

An engine restored by Bridge Classic Cars will look, sound and perform no less than the original designer intended.

Services include:

  • Head porting and gas flowing
  • Valve seat cutting
  • Valve refacing
  • Unleading and unleaded conversion
  • Reface cylinder head
  • Helicoil and timesort threads
  • Remove and fit new valve guides
  • Reface cylinder blocks
  • Rebore cylinder blocks
  • Hone cylinder bores
  • Crankshaft regrinds
  • Balance engine components: crankshaft, pistons, conrods, flywheel, front pulley, clutch
  • Lighten flywheels
  • Reface flywheels
  • Recondition most water pumps
  • Recondition carburettors
  • Propshafts, replace stake joints, balance
  • Engine upgrading


Bristol Engine Work

Classic car technician James has been working on the engine of our 1954 Bristol 405. The carburettors and refurbished/correct air filters arrived back at the workshop and were fitted to the engine. The three mounting brackets were cleaned thoroughly, and

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Carburettor Removal

Classic car technician Steve had to remove the carburettors from our 1955 Aston Martin DB2/4 recently as he noticed that one of the sliders was sticky and the paint was starting to flake. The removed carbs will now be rebuilt

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Engine Out

After classic car technician Tom catalogued the components of our Cobra Project, he got to work removing the engine from this classic car. Now that the engine is out, it will be refurbished before being returned to the car further

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