Grand Retro Restoration

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Restoring Webers

At GrandRetro, we love Jethro‘s videos. They are like meditation and on top of that they are extremely informative.

1973 911 Restoration Project

Car Porn that I could continue to watch forever.

’65 911 Restoration: Engine and Gear Box

Not much to say on top of the pictures. Please ask, if you have questions, in English or German.

’65 911 Restoration: Paint Job

When you're doing a full restoration, the question what to paint how is not an entirely easy one. Originally, concerning the way it was painted by Porsche themselves, the 911 during the many years of its evolution went through different phases.[...]

Grand Retro presents: Barn-find GTV, Part 2

’65 911 Restoration: Body Work

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[...]

Grand Retro presents: Barn-find GTV by Jethro Bronner

’65 911 Restoration: Pictures of Doom

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.

’75 Hornet – A Grille Update

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[...]