Posts In: Restoration

British Racing Green TR4

The very happy owner picked up his Triumph TR4 this morning. Surface rust left this beautiful car with some unsightly blisters. We did a full exterior strip back to bare metal, the body was in great condition, just badly prepped from its previous paint job. Once the surface rust was clean and conditioned we got it back to its former glory in stunning British Racing Green.

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Split Window Kombi

This split window is getting some road test today as we work through our the quality control checks for full restoration projects.

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Old paint reborn again

Restoring your paint doesn’t always mean a repaint. Tired, scratched and faded paint can be brought back to life, just like the paint on this Holden Monaro GTS. #paintrestoration#detailing#holdenmonarogts#classiccars#classicrestoration#thesurgerynz

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C10 Patina Finish

Something a bit different at the workshop this week, a fully bagged C10. In for some custom work on the dash and fuel filler hole delete, with matching patina paint finish inside and out.

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Austin Healey BN7

An interesting car in for some minor maintenance work last week. Austin Healy BN7, a very cool car with so much character.

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Mazda RX3

Another great looking classic out the door. This RX3 was in for a small bit of maintenance work.

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Range Rover Classic

We are in the final shakedown stages for this restored Range Rover Classic, it won’t be long until it’s going home

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International variety

All in one day, we go form working on a Fiat Bambina to a VW Kombi and a Jaguar Xk150. Can’t beat a good bit of international variety 

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Alfa Romeo Spider

Alfa Romeo Spider is ready to get back on the road after some maintenance work. Great sunny day for a convertible too.

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Project EV – John’s VW Karmann Ghia – Part01: The Plan

One of our own EV (electric) conversion projects will be documented start to finish on DriveLife. Part 01 has just been published and can be found via the link below. If you are keen on following our journey, keep an eye out for regular updates. DriveLife Link – Project EV – John’s VW Karmann Ghia – Part01: The Plan

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Old school cool is a Porsche 911SC

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Frank’s Dream – 1949 Ford Bonus F1

Perhaps one of the greatest classic pickups of all time, the Ford Bonus F-1 is a study of simplicity and style. By Ashley Webb, photography John Galvin During the 1940s, Ford battled financial issues but fought back with several successful new products. Although the decade will always be remembered as ‘The War Years’, Ford produced some vehicles outside of its war effort that are still very much sought after by enthusiasts today. In January 1948, a new era began at the Ford Motor Company with

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Frank’s Ford Bonus

Check out the latest NZ Classic Car for the massive 8 page feature on the mighty Ford Bonus.

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E-Type Lines

A pleasant sight to end the week.

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