Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Cherry Gurl - Our '63 Avanti

I've been reworking, upgrading, restoring and freshening our Studie.  Lots of new goodies, including repaired front end boo-boo (a hit and run job - looked like a truck height hitch backed in to it).

Custom body paint color - Cadillac Metallic Red Pearl 
      (stripped to bare fiberglass pre-paint)
Red and Fawn interior
R1 engine bored out and rebuilt to early model R3 specs
AC and power steering

  • Transmission rebuild with 20,000 miles on it
  • Rear axle rebuilt
  • Front suspension rebuilt
  • All new suspension bushings
  • New duel master cylinder
  • New power steering
  • New upholstery
  • New carpet - red short crop
  • New headliner
  • New door and trunk lid rubber
  • Stainless steel moldings - dings removed, polished
  • Re-chromed bumpers
  • New exhaust system
  • Rebuilt window regulators
  • New engine compartment hood mat
  • Specialty paint on air cleaner cover
  • Dayton wire wheels and spinners
  • New tires 
  • Paint freshly buffed
(Photo Credits - GBZ)