Jon Faine's Shed - home page

By: Jon Faine, Unique Cars magazine

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Join us for a wander into the weird and wonderful mindscape that is Faine's shed.

Jon Faine's Shed - home page
Peeking in Faine's shed is never dull.

 

eBay strikes again - Faine 403
He's done it again. Try as he might Citroen Boy can't resist eBay's seductive charms. He's come home again with yet another shedload of equipment

Leather car seats - Faine 402
It offends my eye everytime I see it - velour came in several tones but never grey, says Jon

Citroen boat tail part 2 - Faine 401
Jon's back on the job but will his rediscovered zeal last?

Scam ads - Faine 400
Faine reckons we need to 'out' the idiots

BSF - Faine 399
Jon 'one nut' Faine has reached the end of his tether

Rooftop in a roof - Faine 398
Faine strikes it lucky with a hardtop for his softop Alfa Spider

A love letter (Citroen Pallas DS) - Faine 397
How often has a car broken your heart?

Swap meet and eye protection - Faine 396
Jon Faine's lesson in the importance of eye safety

Space Invaders - Faine 395
You can never have enough space in the shed. Or enough shelves. Or crates - storage crates that is

Money Spider - Faine 394
Faine tries getting to grips with grandparenting and a recalcitrant Spider

Carbs in the diet - Faine 393
All the medical advice is that carbs are an essential part of a healty existence

People borrowing tools - 392
Few things are more annoying than people borrowing tools and not bringing them back

A gaggle of goddesses - Too many Citroens? - Faine Sept 2016 #391
Jon Faine welcomes another Citroen DS to the shed

Another Citroen joins the shed - 390
Jon Faine's Citroen shelter scores another stablemate, with the latest addition of another neglected DS

Buying sight-unseen - Alfa - July 2016 - 389
Jon Faine's bought sight unseen Alfa Romeo spider arrives

Spider bite (Alfas & in worms) - April 2016 - 387
Jon's learning Italian so he can give the Alfa Spider's tin worms their eviction orders

Buying sight-unseen - BMW CSI - Faine April 2016 - 386
Jon tells of the perils of buying a car sight unseen - and vowed he would never do it again...

Citroen O-Ring - 385
Jon Faine gets into rubber and whips his Citroen into shape

Swap meet fever - Faine Feb 2016- 384
Jon dreams the impossible dream in the ongoing quest for unobtainium

De-cluttering the shed - Faine Jan 2016 383
Jon's garage has a malevolent side. It's time to clear out the clutter...

Fixing it up for sale - Faine 382
After all that work, it seems a shame to sell it

But is it old skool? – Faine 381
'Modern' cars and classic status

Fire in the hole - Faine 380
Faine mourns a trashed BMW 3.0CS engine block, and buys a car from a little old lady

Do cars get SARS? - Aug 2015 - #379
Are cars vulnerable to contagious diseases just like the drivers? Jon Faine ponders if a mechanical infection can spread through the garage 

Citroen B2 Caddy Boat-Tail - July 2015 - 378
It is going to take forever, and forever is a long time

Workshop fire - July 2015 - 377
Jon's sobering tale of bargain electrics and their potential to turn your passion into ashes

Sorting the Jag E-type - Faine June 2016
Jaguar E-Type wiring has its own subtle interpretation of logic, but our man Jon Faine eventually tracks down the fault of the overheating problem

Do you really need a lathe? - May 2015
How to spend a thousand dollars making something that costs two cents

Learning basic panel-beating - May 2015

Isotta Franchini barn find - Sept 2013

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