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Porsche 944S

In for restoration was this 944S. Lovely car and a great base for a restoration. I sadly don’t have too many pictures of the car during the work (due to a technical IT issue) but here is a picture dump of [...]

June 19, 2018 944, 944 wing bottoms, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 Engine Build, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 respray, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 Sills, respray, Restoration, Rust, Service

Lovely in White

We do not work on enough white 944s, they are simply stunning in white with the contrasting black trim items. So, we shall begin. We received this 944 in for sills, other areas of welding and a full repaint. First [...]

March 27, 2018 944, 944 wing bottoms, Classic Car, Classic car Restoration, paint, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 respray, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 Service, Porsche 944 Sills, Porsche 944 Waxoyl, respray, Restoration, Rust

1977 Porsche 924

Received this lovely early 924 in for a repaint, sunroof delete, engine work, suspension refurbishment and may other things. Very special car with it rare colour as well. More details and pictures coming soon but for now, here are a [...]

October 17, 2016 924, Porsche 924, Porsche 924 Respray, Porsche 924 Sunroof Delete, Rust

Porsche 924 Turbo for respray

Received a car in over the weekend from our Friends at the Porsche 924 Owners Club. Its a lovely 924 Turbo requiring a full respray. As you can see from the pictures time has not been kind to this ones [...]

October 16, 2016 924, Porsche 924, Porsche 924 Respray, Porsche 924 Turbo, respray, Rust, Turbo

Porsche 944 Cabriolet

Its the winter so we have a whole host of Porsche 944 Cabriolets arriving for winter work so they are looking their best for Spring 2016. One of the is this lovely Red one suffering from age related rust and [...]

November 29, 2015 #Porsche944, 944, 944 wing bottoms, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 respray, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 S2, Porsche 944 Waxoyl, Rust

Porsche 924 Doubloon

I was browsing the internet (cars, of course) and came across this 924, looking at it in the pictures I decided to take a pass and dismissed it. The next day I get a call from a friend (Reuben Stamps) [...]

November 12, 2015 Doubloon, Porsche 924, Rust

Porsche 944 Turbo 220

Another Porsche 944 Turbo in for some corrosion repairs. Such a lovely example.   So the first thing as ever is to cut all the rusty metal out…. and yes i know, does not look rusty from the pictures.   [...]

March 17, 2015 #Porsche944, 944, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 Sills, Porsche 944 Turbo, Rust, Turbo

Porsche 944 Lux

All the way from Aberdeen is this Porsche 944 Lux. Requiring a few bits of work including rust removal, trim items and a few others bits and bobs. Rear window glass coming out of the frame  Corrosion on rear wheel [...]

March 16, 2015 #Porsche944, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 respray, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 Service, Porsche 944 Sills, Rust

Porsche 944 S2

Just received in a nice Porsche 944 S2 for some of the typical rust patches, service and a few other bits and bobs. The Sills don’t look too bad. We will start with the sills as that is always an [...]

March 8, 2015 #Porsche944, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 S2, Porsche 944 Sills, Rust

Porsche 944 Turbo 220

Another turbo arrived for the typical rust problems. This one has the added disadvantage of aftermarket skirts, they have trapped mud and water between them and the body of the car causing rust to set in and eat away at [...]

January 22, 2015 #Porsche944, Porsche 944, Porsche 944 repairs, Porsche 944 respray, Porsche 944 rust, Porsche 944 Sills, Porsche 944 Turbo, Rust, Turbo
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