We would like to start by saying a big thank you for the emails regarding our post last week for our new offices, and to the customers who have visited us with positive comments, and a nice little idea that we will try to do as well. It does seem as though our new look is exceeding our expectations.
The Pro Street car has been worked on over the last couple of weeks and the progress is clear to see. The old rusty areas identified on the chassis legs which have been cut away or removed.
The inner fenders were ground back to see the extent of the rust worm. The depth of the previous filler was quite clear by the old VIN number.
The repairs were hand fabricated by Yogi to fit exactly what he needed to save on an extensive strip down. The floor repair panels were painted with red oxide and welded into place.
Further coats of red oxide added once all was in place. The front chassis legs were pretty good except for the outward facing sides where the bumper bolts located. These were removed and painted inside before the new plates were fabricated and welded into place.
The shock towers needed some work around the base again with custom fabrication.
Work on the inner fenders at the top required some custom patch plates to be made, welded and ground down for a seemless look.
With everything in place the inner fenders and floors were treated to more red oxide to protect the new metal and exposed metals.
The suspension needed a little TLC after being checked and lubricated before being fitted back to the car.
A quick reminder of the before and after.
As we have said so many times before, they may look a mess when we get going by ripping them and cutting them apart, but they always look the part when they leave. The big difference between us and a lot of others out there is that we show our work because we are proud of our reputation, quality of work and customer satisfaction. The customer also has a record of their work by referencing our blog, or work diary as it has been refered to by a customer who had a restoration done by us.
A recent email testifies;
“Mustang Maniac done some suspension work on my 1966 Fastback in went in with the usual old car problems lots of noises and bangs and worsted of all lots of body roll, they fitted a new pair of front shocks and springs a new 1” shaw bar and they sorted some other jobs that needed doing, the car now looks great with its new shocks and springs and it is sitting right but best of all it’s driving like a completely different car to how it went in I’m really pleased with their service” – Kev Rushworth.
Thanks very much to Kev for taking time out and leave the message for us on our Facebook page.