Category Archives: Bodywork

Trolley

With the help of my father and brother-in-law Peter, I made up a couple of trolley rigs so that the car can be moved around when it’s off the rotisserie. The front bolts up the chassis rails and the rear … Continue reading

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Still Paint Stripping

Stripped the front quarter and about half the rear quarter. Found a few more old repairs and some more light rust that was under where the tuckers rivets go through the bodywork for the trim. Quite a lot of this … Continue reading

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More paint stripping

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Another day spent paint stripping with the passenger side now done. Found evidence of a few old repairs, a couple of rust repair sections and one section of damage. Other than that both quarters are pretty straight. There are a … Continue reading

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Back on the rotisserie

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Got the car back on the rotisserie after a couple of issues with some weak welds not holding up first time round. We’ve strengthened the weak sections now and it should be good but just in case I’ve left the … Continue reading

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Body work

I have so far stripped back the boot, bonnet and all doors. There was no major rust in any of them but there was evidence of some older repairs. All doors have been repaired at various times, with one having … Continue reading

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Rotisserie

I still haven’t found a shop to do the paint, but I have found a restoration specialist to help me with the initial bodywork. He convinced me that in order to get a good 2 pack paint job I would … Continue reading

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