Surely, if the vintage cult is to mean anything, the cars should maintained as nearly as possible in their original form! Such major surgical operations as that on the Binns’ 30/98 Vauxhall (P.23, January) seem to imply that the design of the ‘twenties was not so hot.

I am, Yours, etc.,

Thorpe Bay. F.Dorman Byers, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.1.N