Finch SS100 ReplicaFounded by Ray Finch in 1965, Finch Restorations are award-winning veteran, vintage, post-vintage, classic car, truck and motorcycle restoration experts. We perform complete body-off, ground-up restorations and then perform vehicle re-assembly, set-to-work and testing. Using original factory specifications and time aged methods, we meet the highest levels of quality and authenticity. Finch Restorations is also known for building the 1939 Swallow Sidecars SS100 (Jaguar), Jaguar C-Type, Jaguar D-Type, and 1959 Ferrari Testa Rossa replicas.

We are known for our friendly, approachable manner and high standard of work. We take pride in all our customer’s projects.

Expressions of Interest

If you are passionate about classic cars and the art of true craftsmanship, if you have nationally recognised trade qualifications and experience as a technician repairing or restoring pre-1980s (pre-computer age and pre-plastic) cars, trucks and motorcycles, then we are keen to hear from you.

Finch Restorations can offer great opportunities for the right craftspersons with the right experience, skills and attitude to make their mark as a restorer and remanufacturer of great and historical vehicles. Various roles are responsible for performing stripping, repairing, rebuilding, maintenance, fault diagnosis, mechanical rectification, component installation, assembly and testing of predominantly pre-1980s (pre-computer age) cars, trucks and motorcycles.

Ferrari Testa Rossa bodywork

You and Your Background

  • Significant experience as a qualified technician/craftsperson in the following fields:
    • automotive mechanic,
    • panel beater,
    • metal fabricator,
    • machinist,
    • coachbuilder,
    • shipwright/boatwright,
    • vehicle body builder,
    • trimmer,
    • joiner,
    • spray painter.
  • Being multi-skilled in two or more trades is an advantage.
  • Experience on British / European vehicles is an advantage.
  • Able to visualise the end product, have a great eye for detail, good hand-eye coordination and great pride in own work with excellent attention to detail.
  • Enthusiastic and organised with a positive outlook, 'can do' attitude and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Possess a valid driver's licence and clean record.

ss100 woodframe

Why work for Finch

  • It’s a small, growing and great team environment.
  • Our team is multi-skilled and has a passion for preserving and restoring historic Marques.
  • Be part of a skilled craftsperson based environment.

Get the purpose back in your job!

Panhard LevassorYou can express your interest confidentially by sending us an email, with an attached resume with previous work references, and tell us why you would be interested in working with Finch Restorations. Emails may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sorry, but we cannot accommodate walk-in expressions of interest.