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1931 Ford Model A Town Sedan

1931 Ford Sedan being removed from the garage where it had been stored since 1961.
Body being removed from the chassis for the first time.
Vehicle is almost completely disassembled and ready for assessment.
Body panels being removed to address the rust issues.
Disassembled & stripped body shell ready for media blasting to remove paint and rust.
Rust damage on rear body panel and the sheetmetal that will be used to make the repairs.
Damaged portion has been removed and new piece fabricated in our well-equipped Sheet Metal Shop.   After the repairs are made the entire panel will be media-blasted.
New panel has been Tig welded in and metal finished smooth making the repair almost undetectable.  (Note: Damaged piece that was removed is below the finished panel.)
The body shell and all the sheetmetal is being media-blasted.
The right side cowl panel with new panel fabricated and installed with correct contours.
The Firewall has extra holes and stress cracks that need to be repaired.
The firewall after the holes have been filled and the cracks re-welded.
The right front door had extensive rust damage in the bottom and outer skin.
The replacement bottom door panel being fitted to the door.
Opposite end of the panel showing how it is tack-welded into place to eliminate warpage.
The inner panel of the door is welded to the door bottom.
After finishing all sheetmetal repairs, the door is bodyworked.
The repaired rear section is straightened and then re-installed into the body shell.
Installing the wood roof bows.
The body is mounted on a rotisserie which allows it to be rotated into positions that allow the worker to be more efficient in productivity when bodyworking the sheetmetal.
Sanding the fuel tank.
Spraying the Ford Maroon paint.
Once the lower color has dried, those areas are masked off and the secondary color is applied.
Prepping the doors and the tank for paint.
Once the paint has cured, it is color-sanded and polished to a high luster.
Installing the roof wire.
Assembling the transmission.
The engine has been rebuilt and is installed with the transmission connected.
The rebuilt rear axle assembly is being installed into the frame.
With front and rear axles installed, the body is re-installed onto the frame.
A view of the interior and roof wood.
The vehicle is removed from the cart and is placed onto one of our two overhead lifts in preparation for the engine & transmission to be installed.
The headliner is partially installed and ready to be steamed.
The front seat being upholstered.
A view of the instrument panel and woodgrained dash.
A close-up view of the Mahogany woodgraining performed in-house on the metal dash.
A view of the L/Rear door showing the woodgrain on the window trim and garnish.
The Vermilion Red pinstripe being applied by hand.
A view of the Driver’s compartment.
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