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Bamboo Complete restoration of a
Vert Bamboo 2CV. The car was sitting outside for years in bits and
pieces with a ripped roof. The body was badly rusted, the frame dead,
the motor sitting in the basement, the entire interior in various states
2CV "Perrier" Bodywork:
Frame replacement, front bulkhead, floorpanel complete, floorpanel in
part, inner fenders on C-poles restored, rear seat belt anchors
replaced, bottom of trunk, undercoat, grease rust protection.
257 Photos, size: 7k - 35k
This car is unfortunately a pretty common example for what some people call "restoration". The seller from Belgium was perfectly aware of the bad condition. The unsuspecting buyer here in the US was cheated by this guy. He paid a lot of money for an UNSAFE car. The frame was not only sagging down, it was so soft that I could bend it up and down with one hand!
Have a close look at the photos
Burgundy and Black Charleston
Complete restoration of a Burgundy and Black Charleston. The car had
been previously "Restored". A lot of the body was free of
metal and modeled from plastic bondo and chunks of tar instead.
Club Work: Front ends of
rocker panels, front fender attachments, bottom of A-poles, floorpanel
complete, floorpanel in part, seat belt anchors, front attachment of
rear fender, bump stop, rear ends of rocker panels, bottom of trunk,
under tail light, windshield frame, bottom of front bulkhead, frame
replacement, undercoat, partly new paint.
New parts: shocks, drive shafts rebuilt, brake system, replacement of king pins and steering levers, points, fuel line, regulator.
Grease rust protection.
240 Photos, size: 9k - 37k
Club Work: Floorpanels
in part, side of rocker panels, complete B-pole, seat belt anchors, bump
stop, rear ends of rocker panels, front attachments of rear fenders,
bottom of front bulkhead, frame replacement, undercoat, partly new
New parts: fuel line, shocks, drive shafts rebuilt.
168 photos, size: 11k - 40k
Frame replacement, bottom of front bulkhead, complete replacement of the
rear end, boot, rear inner fenders, rear seat belt anchors, front fender
75 Photos, size: 14k - 38k
Frame replacement, floor panels, bottom of front bulkhead, king pins,
46 Photos, size: 15k - 40k
Bodywork: Bottom of front bulkhead, floor
panels, boot, windshield frame and motor
47 Photos, size: 17k - 38k
Club 06/2000 Bodywork:
Frame replacement, bottom of front bulkhead, floor panels, rear seatbelt
68 Photos, size: 12k - 33k
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