This car was previously at another restoration shop, and was brought to us to complete the restoration. Car will be restored for the owner to drive on nice, sunny days! Originally, the plan was just to restore for her to drive around and enjoy, but a rare car such as this deserved so much more. So the car was stripped to bare metal, metal and wood was repaired and the car was painted with a fantastic black color. The brakes, hydraulics, suspension, fuel system, etc. were replaced or refurbished to like new condition. A new convertible top was installed, and the supplied interior was reinstalled in the car. All chrome was re-chromed, and the end result is a fantastic car for the owner to drive and enjoy. It rides and shows superbly, and she will be beyond happy.
Please scroll down for photos of the restoration.
October 18, 2016:
Restoration has been completed. The car turned out absolutely beautiful with is perfectly reflecting black paint job, gorgeous contrasting new convertible top and supplied interior, and newly powder coated wheels. The car is being delivered back to its owner tomorrow, and we couldn’t be more excited. Gassman Automotive is thankful for the opportunity to restore this rare MG and hope that the owner loves it as much as we do. Sad to see another car go, but so pleased to see another wonderful project completed.
September 20, 2016:
Interior has begun installation. The carpet and binding are fitted and installed, the seats and rear panels are installed. Today the top and frame are being fitted and modified as necessary. The colors are a nice complement to the black paint and cream wheels. This is going to be a very beautiful car.
August 31, 2016:
The engine compartment is fully assembled, all of the body panels are fitted and installed, and interior is next.
August 9, 2016:
New paint has been completed on the car and re-assembly has begun. The engine and transmission were installed yesterday, followed by the radiator and now the wiring.
June 13, 2016:
The car is in primer, and being block sanded and readied for paint.
May 11, 2016:
The engine is rebuilt, and will be stand tested this week.
April 19, 2016:
The car has been dis-assembled. The engine has been machined and is being prepared for rebuild today, and the parts lists are being made and ordered.