I rebuilt the entire engine, transmission, frame and chassis. Both of these bodies were done side by side, which saves a lot of work. The car's current owner was told that the engine came from an early sixties Corvette. The original panels were solid and rust free. I disassembled and reassembled the complete car, taking pictures and writing as I went. The customer was very happy when he got the truck, and allowed us the opportunity to do restoration work on his classic Mercedes. It just required some clean-up and prep.
We want the car to maintain the original look, including the original paint color scheme and trim. This year is Trent and Warren's very worthy 56 Chev Apache. At that show, it scored 994 points and the highest point car of the show. The car is a dream to drive and super quite inside when on the interstate. Of course when I got into it, I found more rust - what a surprise not. The restoration work on this 1956 Chevrolet Pickup went just right, according to plan. Possibly an early sixties Corvette engine.
It's the same green as yours I believe. I enjoy posting my progress each evening and hope to have it ready for paint by February. We started to restore this and cannot finish it. I purchased it that same day. Front fenders and hood have been sandblasted. I have spoken with our truck product manager and she has found a source for replacement beds.
This book contains over 1800 pictures. At last, when I completed the paint work and saw the original colors of Dust Plum and India Ivory, I put the body back on the frame and stopped working on it. A finished restoration worth the wait. We are the leader in vintage car restorations, and we encourage you to come see us and let us get you into the classic you have always wanted. At this time they are only producing replacement beds for early models, no square bodies yet.
Merchant's comment:Yes, we discussed these problems with the publisher multiple times. Of course, you have to be careful not to do so while the keys are in the ignition. Pictures that show you every step. I tried to tell you what to take apart or put together, what bolts or fasteners are involved and what wrenches to use. Wiper are the underdash RainGear Pacific Western Design with delay and washers. When I picked it up the following month, my intentions were to completely disassemble and start immediate restorations to have it completed within a year. Twenty years later, in 2011, I decided to finally pick up the restoration again— this time, hoping to complete it.
Pictures will tell you the story from start to finish. You push the handle all the way down, and then close the door-and it's locked. We began the restoration work on time, we finished it on time. We do not farm out any of our restoration to another company; we do everything by hand in our quality controlled environment. This was all taken apart to be sandblasted. Restoration started on this car in the fall of 1993. We 4 linked the rear end and installed full Ride Tech Air Ride all the way around.
It still had the original continental kit installed. This will help you read and follow each step. The car is in good shape and is very complete. This car has had a high dollar frame off restoration with no expense spared. The body of the car is in very good shape considering that it's 52 years old.
The rear seats are fold down and the front are bucket seats, wich are not original. The car was completed in time for the Classic Chevy Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. . Learn More About this Classic Interested in learning about the Velocity Restorations difference for your vehicle or want more information on purchasing one of our already restored Broncos? I feel your pain when working with body shops. We put the car on the lift to look at the underside and the floorboards are in good shape.
All New wiring from Factory Fit. Other vehicles in the same yard were also completely rusted out as where similar trucks in neighboring farm yards. It was dipped and de-rusted. He had no idea of the value of the car and was shocked when I told him what it was worth and ordered him the full fair market value of the car. If you have any questions please message me. My apologies for poor quality as I am not a professional film maker. All new Green tinted glass.