A New Lease of Life

Duncan Pittock’s main interest is the restoration of steam engines and steam-related machinery but a chance discovery of a Daimler CB chassis from World War One caused a change of direction

The Daimler as it appeared during the World War One convoy from Bovington tank museum in 2018
Tim Gosling and Duncan Pittock

Once mechanically worn out, many vintage trucks found a second lease of life as either a trailer or a living van. In fact, some early trucks have only made it into preservation because their chassis was used as the foundation for a building. This circumnavigated various planning permission regulations because, as being on four wheels, it was still considered to be a mobile temporary structure. Which is how classic military vehicle enthusiast,

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