Braking news: Pit Stop’s reduced-price specials!

19 September, 2017

Time — the one thing we all want more of, but can never have. If you’re reading this, chances are you have a project car — or maybe even a few — taking up whatever time you can spare for the cause. It’s the cars we want to work on that take priority, which can make it hard to take care of the mundane attention your boring daily-driver needs. 

If you drive a 4×4, SUV, or ute, let the team at Pit Stop worry about that — for a limited time, Pit Stop are offering reduced-price deals on brake pads and rotors for 4x4s, SUVs, and utes. 
This offer isn’t going to stick around, though, so make sure you swing by your local Pit Stop, and if you haven’t even got the time for that, all you’ve got to do is visit the Pit Stop locations page here and find out which of the 45 branches is closest to you! 

To book online or see the offer terms and conditions, visit the Reduced Price Brake Special page here or call 0800 748 786. 

Travelling companion

It’s easy to see why the Morris Minor Traveller was one of the best-loved variants of the Morris Minor. Introduced in 1953, it was equipped with the same independent torsion bar front suspension, drum brakes, and rack and pinion steering as its saloon sibling but, with their foldable rear seat increasing versatility, many Travellers were used as trade vehicles, says Derek Goddard. Derek and Gail Goddard, the owners of this superbly restored example, have run Morris Minors since before they were married in 1974.
“Our honeymoon vehicle was a blue Morris Minor van — it was a rust bucket,” says Derek.

Super Leicht Gullwing

It’s fair to say that nothing much in the classic Mercedes world gets past Mercedes-Benz Club stalwart Garry Boyce so it wasn’t surprising to learn that around 15 years ago he had sniffed out an extremely rare 300SL lightweight Gullwing as well as a 1958 300SL Roadster hiding away in the Waikato. The cars were not for sale but Garry eventually managed to persuade the owner to allow him and his restoration team to take a look at the Roadster. They discovered a very distressed but largely unmolested car. The car was so original that the body had never been off the chassis, meaning most of the parts and fittings were still present and correct, as they had been fitted by the factory.