Category: News

We supply Motorbike owners as well!

Motor Cycle fasteners At least once a day a motorbike owner comes into our trade counter with a handful of rusty nuts and bolts with a few requests to Marc, our store man to exchange them for stainless or zinc plated. I’ve chatted to a few owners about their machines and what they were doing […]
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austin healey

Land Rover pet hates

In one of the Land Rover magazines recently, there was an interesting article on the fasteners used. The author was propounding his views on “pet hates” in old Land Rovers, specifically that many owners spend thousands of pounds on new chassis, engine work and suspension upgrades only to fix it together with completely the wrong […]
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Painting the Healey

Once the metalwork had been largely complete, I needed someone to paint the car…at which point my good friend Paul Birkin from Birkin Brothers in Buxton put his hand up.  Whilst Paul and his sons stick to crash repair (normally), given Paul’s love of Healeys he agreed to paint it for me….and what a job! […]
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classic car fasteners

The personal touch

We often get customers worried that they cant use us for small orders, given we are a “big” fasteners company. Rest assured, if we have it (or something similar) in stock, we can supply your small orders. We may sell to a variety of large industrial customers, but also have a legion of smaller buyers, […]
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steel-fasteners

Finding The Right Fasteners

How many times have you removed fasteners from your vehicle only to find that it is almost impossible to source? To be fair, many manufacturer or brand led companies do a marvellous job of supplying the parts that keep our classic vehicles on the road
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steel-fasteners

Postage Now Included

One of the problems of posting steel fasteners is the cost! We’ve put in place a number of changes, following feedback from our customers, specifically that they would like carriage included in our prices.
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Bespoke Metric Packs

We recently had a customer contact us with a series 3 Land rover. After 40 years of service the Landy seems to have acquired as many metric sized fasteners as imperial, leaving a headache for our owner every time he undertakes a job.
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steel-fasteners

British Imperial Fasteners – Stock Available – Just Ask!

ere at Leyton Classics we have, over the years, built up a significant stock of fasteners which are not commonly in use today, including a British Standard range comprising BSW, BSF and BA. Some of our industrial trade customers still use them to this day, however many have moved over to using the more common and readily […]
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