Posts In: Restoration

Old and older

Two very different cars getting the final touches as the get closer to leaving the workshop. 

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Ready for a New Engine

A Kombi’s freshly painted and prepped engine bay, with all new running gear and reconditioned gearbox, ready and waiting for its new motor. 

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Classic Kombi makeover

We almost replaced one entire side of this split-screen VW kombi, due to poor quality old repairs. Large panel replacements can be tricky, a good clear plan and regular measurement checks will see the job done right. Next step is to metal prep and epoxy etch all new panels.

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Austin Healy 3000 MKIII BJ8

Another classic arrived at the workshop waiting to be fully restored, Austin Healy BJ8

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The Beast – Ford Falcon XB

Another classic beast ready to leave the workshop after getting a little spruce up and rust prevention package, including cavity wax and full underside underseal.

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Lady in Red – Ferrari Mondial

A stunning lady in red left the workshop today. What a head turner it will be once it’s back on the road.

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Fiat 500 Arbath

Another classic nearing completion, a funky style with modern flare

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29/10/2018 Restoration 0 Comments

1928 Dodge Brothers sedan, ageing gracefully

I hope I look this good when I’m 90 years old. 1928 Dodge Brothers sedan drove in to visit us today.

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Holden HK Monaro GTS

The entire team was a bit sad to see this one finally leave the workshop, to one very excited client. If you could only hear the sound it made. What a beast.

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Chrysler Charger R/T in for some maintenance work

Can’t complain when you look out at the workshop and see the strong lines of an original Australian built Chrysler Charger R/T. Can’t wait till its ready to go, and we can hear that awesome 6 pack Hemi

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1973 BMW 3.0 CSL ready for restoring

Not your normal photo, but it looked pretty cool hanging there upside down, so we thought we would grab a photo of this 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL just out of the acid dip tank at Metal Immersions. It won’t be long until on it’s way to The Surgery for a complete restoration.

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The V8 Hillman Hunter

Here’s an exciting project to keep your eyes on. LS2 swap into a Hillman Hunter. Our client wants to give his first car another least of life by upgrading it to a V8 muscle car. It’s going to be a very cool vehicle when it’s complete.

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E-Type Jaguar 4.2 heading home

This week finished with a restored E-Type Jaguar heading home with its owner. It looks amazing like an E-Type should thank’s to the massive team effort from everyone at The Surgery.

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VW Beetle, test fitting its new Electric Motor

One of the many new and exciting roads ahead of us is that of the Electric Vehicle Conversions. It’s not only the big manufacturers and new cars that will have them. We think we will see a lot of classic cars with them too.Check out the new electric motor being test fitted into a VW Beetle, before it continues on with its full restoration. If you want to save the planet, you don’t have to scrap that old classic. There are other options Keep an

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