Category Archives: Restorations

2016 It really came and went at lightning speed

I don’t know where to start, but before I knew it, 2016 has come and gone with lightning speed. However, in summary, I have to say that it was an excellent year on all fronts. From wiring harnesses, toolkits and some of … Continue reading

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To Do, or Not to do?…..That is the question!

The quest to complete five cars simultaneously continues at a snail pace. Actually, it is not that I am moving slow – but it is rather that there are millions and millions of parts to clean, restore, inspect, and install … Continue reading

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Update: AR381173 – One bun fresh out of the oven

August 28th was for me the longest day since College where I burned the midnight oil studying for a final exams; that was what it felt like last night. Rigo my painter and I had a respectively  long day of … Continue reading

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Giulietta Spider 08578: Saved from the crusher?

Last Summer I purchased this Giulietta Spider that was destined to find its way to the crusher. The purchase price was a nominal fee of $100 and for me, it makes perfect sense given that I have all the needed … Continue reading

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A day for celebration

Trying to get caught up has become an insurmountable task since returning home from  a well deserved “vacation” in Spain. Note that I included quotations to the word vacation because I did manage to do some work on a couple … Continue reading

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Update: AR*171268 (Hand planishing)

We are now going through the hand planishing process of the entire car in order to ensure that all the panels are straight before we move to the final lead work and bodywork stage at which point the car is … Continue reading

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Update: AR*171268 (Oxy-acetylene vs Mig welding)

For me, one of the biggest conundrums involving the welding process is understanding the differences between Oxy-acetylene vs Mig welding. First and foremost, I have to admit that Mig welding is very easy to learn and just as easy to … Continue reading

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Update: AR381173 – The fabrication details

While mapping the work to be completed on any project we tend to overlook the specific details and the SS we just completed was no exception. Some of the important details were either missing or consumed with corrosion. I was … Continue reading

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Update: AR*171268 New sills

With the new year in full swing, we continue to make speedy progress on our 1961 Giulietta Spider.  Last week, both the outer sills (rockers) as well as the front cross members were completed. Although, the cross members had been … Continue reading

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Update: AR*171268 – Just a little bit closer.

Holidays festivities are almost passed and new wire harness orders including Giulietta, Ferrari 250 GT, 330 GTC, as well as a couple of Porsche 356 are starting to roll out the door to their new homes across the country and … Continue reading

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