Thought I'd share with you a little video I made to prove that after 5 years of resto my New Mexico import F1 is alive and kicking on all 8 cylinders...and seemingly enjoying our UK weather (unlike some)enjoyclick for video
Thought I has better share with you some of the pics of my build so you can see why I am so pleaseed to finally get behind the wheel of my old gal.Interior as bought[/URL]At home on the streets of London when I first started the deconstruction[/URL][/URL]Lowering using CPP dropped beam and Posies dual flex springs[/URL]The feature I did in UK Custom Car Magazine[/URL]The starts of the resto[/URL]Post paint rebuild[/URL]
Making card templates to transfer the shapes onto birch ply for my new roof bows[/URL]Sample material tested with vinyl hemming. (the cat is suitably unimpressed)[/URL]Timber roof bows stuck up with Sikaflex bonding allows for flex[/URL]The finished roof[/URL]
A fashion shoot that the truck was used for for Reiss Menswear in the UK. At the time I worked with Car Magazines so it was a real eye opener to see how the fashion industry go about photographing a car different to us automotive boys.Arrival at the studio ( not usually a trailer queen tho)[/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL][/URL]
40s versus 50s Ford? Paint versus Patina?And the good ole British weather ends play
At the docks finally arrived from New MexicoNew home on the streets of LondonMoT inspection timePiece by piece
Finally made steps to finishing my interior / door cards.LOCKING DOWN ANY VIBRATION WITHIN THE DOORS SO I DON'T HAVE TO CUT ANY NEW HOLES FOR THE AUDIO...SOMEONE SEEMS TO APPROVE
Having a nightmare adding pics from flickr now??!
i have an issue once in a while like that.. something in the anti spam settings in the server. i will see if i can talk to somebody about it. you have done some really nice work.. i love the wicker headliner..