Our customer purchased this 1971 Volvo P1800 about six years ago. She owned a very similar one during her college years and was ready for another one.
We performed complete body work and paint, trim restoration and misc. mechanical repairs. Now it's ready to roll for another 45 years.
When it arrived it was in need of a new paint job, body work and miscellaneous mechanical work.
We began by removing the trim pieces to get the whole car ready for body work.
The body work began on the panels that didn't need rust repair.
Areas of the car that needed rust repair were promptly sandblasted.
Areas that were damaged with rust were rough but new metal was in store.
After all the new metal was in place, welds finished, and body work complete it was finally ready for primer.
Primer was sprayed on the body and was being prepared for sanding.
We sanded the primer layer down to create a perfect surface for the paint to be applied to.
Certain pieces that were black underneath were repainted as well.
After the car was painted all of the pieces were sanded once more then buffed to reveal that mirror shine!
All the chrome was taken off to be refinished. It is now ready to go back on the car.
The car was reassembled and was finally done!