August 6, 2004
I purchased the car on August 6, 2004. The car was sitting in his heated garage for 38 years and was not in running condition.
I had 76 oringinal pieces rechromed by Cambridge Chroming, Cambridge, Ontario. The following are a few samples:
I hand fabricated the wooden floor panels and attached the seat frames, exactly as the originals:
I hand sprayed the rebuilt front shocks:
I rebuilt the clutch and brake pedals:
I rebuilt the front brakes, installing new pistons and reconditioning the old hydraulic valves: