The Engineering student and worker that says he learned the most from this project, Neo Motshabela. He was given the privilege to drive the car to a BMW Golf day where the new 2018 7 series was also on display, while he could explain what went into the refurbishment of such a gem!!
The beautifully restored dash!
even more angles! What a beaut!!
Some more angles of this beauty just to appreciate this car and the pleasure it gave the entire team to work on it!
Final assembly done and ready for shipment to new owner in Germany.
Here I am busy with final touches to the carburetor and ignition system to get it started!
Finished with the new two tone painting process.
Body and panels in booth ready for paint busy masking.
Refurbished chrome bumpers fitted and aligned to re-slot or repair bumper brackets.
Body now completely repaired, note the aluminium bonnet to compensate weight of engine in the front even a 50/50 weight distribution issue that far back on BMW to make the car a sheer driving pleasure machine.
View of aluminium bonnet from underneath with strengthening plates in place.
Using some modern body glue technology to supply some more stiffness with new profiled aluminium plates inside the bonnet while working with it off the car.
Nosecone and fender fitment to check alignments after fixing.