After careful consideration I came to the conclusion that from all the possible methods of paint removing, good old sandblasting is it. There are few things in life that look as delicious as a freshly sandblasted body. Welding in this case was l[...]
Before we let this thing rise in glory, let's face it: after 50 years without reasonable care, an old car can be a miserable thing to look at.
Summer's here and I've been away from my bench getting some automotive projects done. Finally had the slushbox on my '75 Hornet rebuilt so I tackled something that always bothered me. The grille from the 75 and later cars. The 73/74 units look m[...]
FOCUSING ON FAVORITE MODELS, I STARTED SEARCHING THE ROAD TO MINIMIZE THE RENOVATION TIME AND CREATE A NEW PART FOR THE BMW E9 MODEL ... IN OFFER NEW DOOR PANELS AND SOON NEW WOOD SETS IN MANY COLOR AND VENEER .MAT , SATIN AND HIGH GLOSS FINISH :)
Final assembly of our opalescent silver blue 2+2 coupé: some workshop snap shots in magic Sixties black & white for you to enjoy.
The strain to get it finished before spring is gradually replaced by anticipation ...
hard to comment these pictures of a beautiful 930 almost eaten-up by iron oxide.
The only thing you can do is hoping that it won't happen to you.
Taking it from http://grandretro.com/2018/01/e-type-series-2-coupe-22-part-2/
At a a restoration project like this we touch every single bit down to the nuts and bolts. And that's where the fun is. The effort is enormous and so is the beauty of [...]
Here's the final result and the last part of our CSL restoration blog that took us from discovering it in its 15 years deep sleep in a garage close to London to the unfolding of its full beauty in our workshop. The car was sold for well above £1[...]
When you're doing a full body restoration, you always have to decide between maintaining as much of the original bodywork as possible with punctual repairs or replacing entire panels following the original part break down.
In this project we ha[...]