1935 Austin Seven Pearl - Body off rebuild 2017

Click here to see her prior to rebuild.

Rebuild started 3rd October 2017

Engine out 10th October 2017

Body and chassis part company 19th October 2017

One ton of grease and mud removed from chassis.

Ash frame for hood fixture requires attention.

New piece of ash cut into rear.

Hood stops completely rotten, new ash pieces made.

Test fitting.

Hood mountings replaced.

Test fitting.

Chassis painted

Engine stripped, ready for rebore etc

Easilest way to get at the underside

Rear wheel arch requires attention

Loaded up ready for a visit to Holland Park Motors

Bungy and rope to hold her together

Lots of coats of primer

and lots of sanding down between coats

Top coat applied

All ready for collection

Jim's trailer comes in useful again.

Smart new engine bay

Re-trimmed by Gary Creasey

Back on show again.