Vehicle Maintenance and Safety Tips for Winter

Vehicle Maintenance and Safety Tips for Winter

Below are the Harper Sports Cars safety suggestions for preparing your vehicle for Winter, and the cold and rainy roads that follow. Vehicle maintenance and safety tips for Winter, by Craig Harper: Battery – In cold weather, your battery is less effective and will struggle to supply your cranking amps. Older batteries will show signs of stress on cold mornings, in some cases cranking the engine too slowly to start.…

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Our Custom Car Projects and Services

Our Custom Car Projects and Services

Harper Sports Cars offers the below Custom Car Projects and Services: Specialised Welding and Brazing Services At Harper Sports Cars, our team will weld Aluminium, Stainless Steel and Mild Steel. We will design and fabricate your oil catch tanks, water header tanks, boost intake pipes, turbo intake manifolds in aluminium, turbo exhaust exhaust systems in stainless and mild steel for all vehicles and boats. Glass Fibre Repairs Our team specialises…

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Inaugaral Passes Project 2018

Inaugaral Passes Project 2018

It was a clear and cool day that dawned on the 11th December 2018. A curious crowd had begun to gather at the start point, ogling the assembled cars… Lotus 7’s, an Aston Martin, an exclusive to South Africa Alfa GTV6, Harper Type 5’s, a Lotus Elise, a GT40 replica – and an equally varied assortment of drivers and passengers. Greeting friends old and new, a camaraderie peculiar to those…

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Relocating the Steering Wheel

Relocating the Steering Wheel

Relocating the Steering Wheel Here’s the scenario: You have found your dream car, but the steering wheel is located on the wrong side, and you aren’t allowed to import/drive it in your country. Can it be swapped over and how difficult is relocating the steering wheel? As with most things, the answer depends on the car. The most challenging item is to re-engineer the dashboard. On older cars this can…

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The Harper Sports Cars Service Promise

The Harper Sports Cars Service Promise

The Harper Sports Cars Service Promise Motorsport Precision at Street Prices We were forged in the furnace we call Motorsport. Here, the consequences of failure are far more serious than simply pulling to the side of the road and calling for assistance. We have developed the Harper Sports Cars Service Promise. This is an approach to every task that strives to reduce the chances of human error causing a failure…

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Advanced Driver Training with Harper Sports Cars

Advanced Driver Training with Harper Sports Cars

Advanced Driver Training with Harper Sports Cars Benefits When we first are taught to drive, the emphasis is on obeying the rules of the road, parking, hill starts and other fairly mundane driving duties. But what happens if the car you are driving suffers an unexpected tire failure at highway speeds, an animal runs out in front of your over confident child when they have had their license for just…

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2017 Driving Tour in South Africa

2017 Driving Tour in South Africa

2017 Driving Tour in South Africa We hosted an exclusive 2017 Driving Tour in South Africa – namely, The 2017 Passes Project Picture the scene: 15 high performance Sports Cars, 25 passionate motoring enthusiasts, 3000kms of fantastic driving roads, and 15 of the worlds best driving passes. All over 3 Days and 2 nights under the crisp stars of the open Karoo in South Africa.   This was the Inaugural…

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2018 Car Shows with Harper Sports Cars

2018 Car Shows with Harper Sports Cars

2018 Car Shows with Harper Sports Cars We pride ourselves in being present to all first class South African car shows. Here is our reviews of the the 2018 Car Shows with Harper Sports Cars. The Cape Town Motor Show Did you join us at the Cape Town Motor Show at the GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World ? The Knysna Motor Show On the 29th of April 2018, we attended the – Knysna…

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Workshop and Design Studio Highlights of 2017

Workshop and Design Studio Highlights of 2017

Workshop and Design Studio Highlights of 2017 Our 2017 Season: Birkens Project 2017 was the year of Birkins at Harper Sports Cars. They come to us for all kinds of work, from full restoration to minor tweaks. We are delighted to offer service and repairs on these fantastic little sports cars, possibly one of the most loved sports cars in the world. Whether you need us to build you a…

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