Started disassembling

I started to disassemble the car as I want it to be stripped completely to get it sand blasted and painted. I removed some parts under the hood (and the hood itself) to prepare for engine and transmission removal. I also removed some parts from the exterior like chrome strips, grille, bumpers, rear and front lights etc and making lots of pictures in the process, as all this has also have to be put together again, some day.

The car in my small shed.


I put it on stands, it looks like a spaceship.


Gutted the interior

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Beautiful dash!     Afbeelding


Removing tectyl

I started with removing some of the coating at the inside of the RH front fender to get a better view of the state of the body. The car had been treated with a coating on the under- and inside of the car somewhere in the early ’00’s. This probably protected the body, but it can also hide any (beginning) rust. This means lots of extra work scraping all around the car… Afbeelding