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Monday, October 15, 2012

1925 Buick Tourer

From the site of Goode Restorations http://gooderestorations.com.au/?page_id=595

Specialising in rewooding vintage car bodies and are restorers of vintage and classic motor vehicles.

Started August 2011
 
 
1925 Buick as devivered to Goode Restorations.
 
 
Chassis with the body removed.
 
 
The rear tub was removed to be sandblasted. The body has all original wood and is in excellent
condition.
 
The rear tub before sandblasting showing the rust around the lower edge.
 
 
Chassis painted after sandblasting, ready for reassembly.
 
 
Chassis with the engine, gearbox, differential and suspension fitted, ready for body to be lifted on.
 
 
Body pannel and paint work finished, ready to be lifted on the chassis.
 
 
Body on the chassis.
 
 
Front guards and valance pannels fitted.
 
 
Body ready for the trimmers.
 
 
Finished side curtain frames
 
 
 
 
 
The finished car.
 
Finished August 2012.

 

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