Tag Archive: convertible

Feb 19

1930 Cadillac All Weather Phaeton V16

1930 Cadillac All Weather Phaeton V16

This beauty started at our shop as a pair of frame rails to be painted. As time progressed and the owner liked the completed work, he began to feed us more of the project until we got all that he had. The ultimate basket case project took about 3 years to complete. It got a …

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Feb 19

1957 Ford Thunderbird

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This beautiful bronze bird finally has some new life. We received this project as a hand-me-down basket that made it just past the disassembly stage and sat for the past 20+ years. The current owners allowed us to sift through all the boxes of stuff, make some major parts orders and compile the necessary components …

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Feb 19

1957 Porsche 356 Speedster

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Loved by its owner as a fun driver the decision was made to give it the proper paint refinish and interior treatments it deserved. The original white was applied to the outside as the oatmeal style interior carpets with red leather seats finished the inside. Also installed but hidden from view, was a new electrical …

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Feb 17

1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Retractable Hard Top

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As a fun Saturday night cruiser this Ford needed some mechanical TLC. We made the top operable, sorted out several electrical issues, improved on the suspension with new shocks, rear leaf springs and bushings from Eaton Detroit Spring and made the brakes work. A rebuilt transmission helped to get it back on the road again.

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