Formhalls Vintage and Racing

‘Practicing, Preserving and Passing on British Tradition.’ A Vintage and Classic Restoration company specialising in White metal bearings. With over 234 years of combined industry experience and 15 years as an established company, Formhalls Vintage and Racing is able to offer solutions to all traditional engineering problems. As well as provide an unrivalled ‘guarantee for life’ white metal bearing service. Formhalls Vintage and racing is a reliable family-run company often relied on to provide the service that goes above and beyond. We prioritise our customer and always guarantee a first class finished product.

Our services range from long and short engine rebuilds to bespoke parts manufacture.

White metal bearings:
Extensive research and experience in tinning and casting methods and the thousands of engines we have completed give us unrivalled experience in the production of reliable bearings. Guaranteed fault free for the life of the engine!

Precision Crankshaft Grinding
Cylinder Reboring & Sleeving
Cylinder head / block refacing
Valve guides, seats etc
Crack detecting & pressure testing
Crankshaft Balancing
Con rod & piston balancing
Con rod boring & resizing
Line boring
Shell conversions
Oil seal conversions
Manufacture of new bearing shells
Camshaft re-profiling
Small end rebushing & honing
Flywheel lightening & balancing
Metal stitching crack repair
Aluminium & cast iron welding
Ceramic sealing
Thread repairs
Surface hardening
Hard chroming
Centreless grinding
Chemical cleaning
Solid copper head gaskets
Threaded core plugs replaced
Ancillary equipment repaired & rebuilt
Reverse engineering parts manufacture
Compression ratios calculated & adjusted
Engine testing
Fully forged Pistons designed & supplied
And much more…

Located in Downton, Wiltshire, Formhalls Vintage act as a centre for the vintage motor vehicle industry in the south, which is why we offer a nationwide collection and delivery service.