One of the snags with cars from the 70s and 80s is the plastics that were used. Some of the plastic parts were not ment to last more than 10 years. So when the car ages some parts become brittle. In both of my R18s … Read moreThrowback thursday: Bad plastics
It’s hard to believe these day’s, but 30+ years ago safety belts in the backseat weren’t mandatory. As a kid I sat in the backseat with my sister and 2 brothers without any protection. And the Renault 18 also came with just belts for the … Read moreSavety first
In Dutch we have a saying “oude liefde roest niet”. Translated: “old love doesn’t rust”. But old car love unfortunately does :-/ Rust is one of the reasons my first Renault 18 is still is storage. There is a lot of welding needed on this … Read moreRust
The joy of starting a Renault 18 after installing the overhauled starter engine.