Here at Spanner Rash, we give old cars and bikes a new lease of life and ride. The main objective is to enjoy the process and the hobby of tinkering with machinery.

Follow our journey into all things automotive. Learn all you need to know about car & motorcycle restoration and the joys of living with interesting older vehicles on a day to day basis.  From building good places to work on thinks, to buying, importing and rebuilding wrecked motorcycles, we share it all.

We’ve got many helpful Spanner Rash how-to guides for you when it comes to finding, restoring and maintaining classic bikes and modern classic cars. We even have a step-by-step guide for those looking to import a classic to the UK from abroad.

Our current fleet includes a 2003 BMW E46 M3 money pit, a 1972 Triumph Bonneville in boxes, a 2004 Renault Clio sport 182 hot hatch, a 2011 Volvo V50 parts hauler, a 2007 Triumph Sprint ST 1050 tourer, an imported 1970 Honda CB750 K0, a 1990 BMW E30 316i with a bright future and a 2011 Suzuki Alto SZ4 (cheaper than riding the bus).

Read our latest posts:

Imola Red E46 M3

BMW E46 M3 Specs

Discover full details on BMW E46 M3 Spec including performance figures, original equipment lists, and details on special editions.

Spanner Rash” is a colloquial English term for the grazed knuckles somebody working on machinery gets when the tool slips and their hand then strikes the nearest rough, solid object.