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Category Archives: Restorations
Update: AR*171268 – Just a little bit closer.
Posted on December 29, 2013 by aisllc
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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Update: AR*171268 – Nearing Final Metal Repair
Posted on December 12, 2013 by aisllc
The 1961 Giulietta Spider 171268 is moving with amazing rhythm and speed. As of today, the cabin floors, trunk floor and all structural components are nearly completed. Of course, not including some of the outer sheetmetal work already done. With luck, … Continue reading →
Update: AR*171268 – Extensive Metal Repair & Replacement
Posted on November 25, 2013 by aisllc
Here are a few photos of the extensive cosmetic surgery required once all paint and filler was removed. Upon removal of the old paint and fiber glass we discovered that the damage was a lot more extensive than anticipated and … Continue reading →
Restoration: 1961 Giulietta Spider – AR*171268
Posted on November 20, 2013 by aisllc
Now that we got four cars out of the way and awaiting paint work we are beginning to work on a 1961 Giulietta Spider. After close inspection, we concluded that there will be a lot more work than anticipated. My … Continue reading →
Update: AR*381173 – Body Work Completed
Posted on March 18, 2013 by aisllc
Many, and I mean many, hours of work and Giulia Sprint Speciale 381173 is, I am happy to say is… on its way to redemption. All the rust has been replaced, all the floors are done, and we are finishing our way around the outside metal. … Continue reading →
Update: AR*381173 – Final Stages of Body Work
Posted on March 14, 2013 by aisllc
Work on the SS continues at an incredible pace and now that the undercarriage is completely cleaned of rust, tart, fiber glass as well as paint. All the rusted body parts have been removed and new parts have been fabricated. … Continue reading →
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Update: AR*381173 – Restoration & Bodywork Progress
Posted on February 10, 2013 by aisllc
Restoration on Sprint Speciale 381173 started on December 28th, 2012 and as of today we have logged 280 hrs. So, what has been done in 280 hrs? Removing everything from the car except suspension. Paint stripping, bondo, fiber glass, undercoating, and sand blasting. … Continue reading →
Update: AR*381173 – Fabricating door frame replacments
Posted on February 8, 2013 by aisllc
The SS doors where in a complete state of disrepair and new frames had to be made along with 3 quarters of the door skin on one door and about 1 quarter of the other door.
Update: AR*381173 – Floor Pans & inner sill replacement
Posted on February 6, 2013 by aisllc
Below are photos of the most recent progress on the front and rear floor pan. We opted to preserve as much as the original seat rail support as possible. When we replaced the inner sills support section we punched and … Continue reading →
Update: AR*381173 – Metal Repairs
Posted on February 1, 2013 by aisllc
The extensive metal repair process has begun.