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Beginning Restoration of 74 Challenger

The disassembly has begun on the 74 challenger. The floors look to be in pretty good shape so far. We will take everything off and then assess what metal needs to be replaced. We will have to do something with the “nice sun roof ” it was the in thing to install back then!! Also (...)

Porche front storage needs some work

The front storage area is in rough shape. Between being rusty it has also been dented in many times from the previous owner hitting curbs. We will cut out what we need to and replace. Some of the parts are available from Restoration Design in Guelph the rest we will make ourselves.

Porsche Floors are Welded In

We have the floors all welded in. Next we will work on the rockers and the inner structure on the left front area. The fenders are welded on so we will cut them off to gain access to the inner structure. We will rebuild the inner structure as needed with new metal. Some pieces we (...)

This Porsche Needs a Lot of Metal Work

Well it turns out that the Porsche is going to need a lot of metal work to make it road worthy and safe. There is a company in Guelph Ontario that makes replacement panels for the 356 as well as many other models. They make really nice parts that fit well. We have ordered new (...)

Complete Restoration of a 74 Challenger

Adrian has brought us in his 74 challenger for a complete restoration.  He bought it new in 1974 !! It looks to be not in too bad of shape but has been sitting for quite a while so everything will have to rebuilt or replaced. In a about a year it will be ready to (...)

Stripping down the 1956 Porche

We have have started to strip down the 56. We have found that the floor has been repaired with spray foam and fiberglass, lucky that someone didn’t fall through the floor. It is going to need all new floors for sure.

Full Porsche Restoration

Wayne has brought us his 1956 Porsche for a full body and interior restoration.   Its runs good but the body looks like it might have had some poor repairs done to it.We will disassemble and see what we have to work with and what the next steps are.

32 Ford Pickup Body Paint Job

Well it has been awhile since we posted pictures. Here are a few of the 32 truck painted. It has 4 coats of “House of Kolor” black base and four coats of clear on it. We will let it dry for a bit and then start the wet sanding and polishing.  

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