Rare Engineering Skills
We undertake rare precision engineering tasks across every aspect of component part production, engine reconditioning, restoration, reclamation and repair. For decades we’ve breathed new life into engines across the commercial vehicle and the classic car restoration sectors. From white metalling and boring, to making parts or reverse engineering them - we have the expertise you need, when you need it.
RARE AND PRECISION ENGINEERING SKILLS AT YOUR SERVICE
Every part of every job is undertaken with a keen eye for detail. Great care is taken to ensure that our customers’ requirements are met on every occasion, whether it’s reconditioning a valve guide replacement or reclaiming crankshafts.
A DIVERSE RANGE OF ENGINEERING SKILLS
From manufacturing new parts, reclaiming or reverse engineering worn parts to external surface grinding and CNC machining, we’re here to keep your vehicle moving regardless of the make or model.
SPECIALIST EXPERTISE ACROSS ALL ENGINE TYPES
From an 8.7 litre 1908 Napier race car to a David Brown tractor or a Leyland Bus, we’ve spent decades machining, reconditioning and repairing engines to bring them back to life.
– in his own words
In 1971 as a result of escalating costs incurred in the development of the RB211 jet engine Rolls-Royce was bankrupt. The aero-engine business was nationalised and the then profitable car business passed to a new company, eventually to be sold to Vickers. It was important to maintain the profitability and within this scheme the needs […]
with rare vehicles and engines
All our businesses have their base at the Fiennes Group hub at Broughton Poggs between Burford and Lechlade in the Cotswolds. In this rural setting you’ll find buildings that uniquely combine time-honoured skills and traditional craftmanship with the very latest engineering technology. You’ll also find people within them that all have a high level of […]
began making parts
The story begins with one man and his passion for classic cars starting with a 1936 Riley Merlin. Will Fiennes purchased the car whilst still a student at Oxford in the mid-sixties and maintained it himself. This led him to join the Riley Register and, with his engineering aptitude, he soon became their “spares man” and was making a small income to supplement his academic life.