Restoration - E Type Series 2 Roadster - Completed September 2009

 

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This original series 2 E Type roadster came to us in June 2009 for a colour change from the original light blue to regency red.

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The bodyshell was paintstripped back to bare metal whilst the doors, bonnet and bootlid were completely dismantled and alkaline dipped.

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With all of the paint removed some small areas of rust were uncovered on the bodyshell which was easily repaired. The bonnet required a fair bit of work as it had suffered from poor repairs following an accident and the lower apron was quite rusty.

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With all the repairs done the bonnet components were primed and then then bolted back together with a new hardware kit.

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Paint preperations underway.

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