Projects

  • Opel Manta i200
    Opel Manta i200
    Genuine manta i200, baremetal respray including blasted engine bay, also fitted was a nice and warm 2.2 CIH engine. Once dismantaled, The car required quite an amount of body restoration too. This was a rebuild which turned out to be real challenge, it had to retain it originality and come in on a very tight […]
  • Craigs MONSTER
    Craigs MONSTER
    This American style Manta is a long term custom being built for Craig Riddell. A brand new, crate engine was imported from the States, originally destined for a Rover ZT V8 but found it’s way to us instead. We chose to use this engine because of the availablity of bolt on tuning parts, we’re expecting […]
  • Rob’s Manta A ecotec to V8
    Rob’s Manta A ecotec to V8
    I originally fit a 2.0 Ecotec engine fitted with throttle bodies from an Omega a few years ago. Rob now wants more power. A 5.0 V8 and auto ‘box was chosen, the engine is fitted with ali heads and a few goodies inside all adding up to around 340 BHP.  A brand new, freshly imported C4 gearbox is bolted […]
  • SCM new A Series demo car
    SCM new A Series demo car
    In 2001, SCM produced an A Series Manta which really set the benchmark for Mantas in the UK, however, time moves on and now it’s time to facelift the car again to demostate the level we now work at. The car is currently in our workshops again, undergoing a total restoration which once again, will lead the way.
  • Carls 16V Kadett
    Carls 16V Kadett
    Carl called me and asked me what I would recommend for an engine conversion for his Kadett. The XE was the only choice, along with a set of SBD throttlebodies and MBE engine management. A modified Manta RWD manifold was employed and heat rapped. A 2″ twin box system finish of the exhaust system. The […]
  • Adrian Cox’s V8 hatch
    Adrian Cox’s V8 hatch
    We started with a twin turbo 2.0 LET. We came up with this unique engine set up which was primarily designed to look different from the norm, however, when it came to setting it up we had problems. After much deliberation, we decided to remove it and go the V8 route. Once the engine choice was made, […]
  • Opel Manta Turbo
    Opel Manta Turbo
    Garry Croft brought his A Series in to have a Calibra turbo motor installed. The engine bay was stripped out, repainted and the new engine went in. With over 200 BHP, new brakes were required. 280mm vented discs are fitting along with wilwood four pots. They look too through the spokes of Garry’s lovely 17″ […]
  • Opel Manta V8 A Series
    Opel Manta V8 A Series
    Simon Owen wanted a v8 in his beautiful blue A Series.He just wanted the rumble that only a V8 can provide. A near stock Rover was the engine of choice. Makes around 180 BHP.
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