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The completed car being test driven.

1930 Ford Model A Phaeton

1930 Model ‘A’ Phaeton ready to be restored.
1930 Ford Phaeton body.
Body has been disassembled and media-blasted.
Phaeton body sub-rails assembly showing rust damage.
Close-up showing rear crossmember mounting hole that has damage.  The damaged section on the side has been repaired by welding in a piece of metal.
A replacement section has been Tig welded into the sub-rail and ready to be metalfinished and the hole drilled for the body bolt.
The skin on the L/R door was rusted out so a replacement piece was fabricated on our Pullmax.
The replacement  panel has been welded in and metalfinished smooth.
The right side of the cowl was damaged due to rust so a replacement panel has been tack-welded into place.
Installing a replacement panel on the cowl’s left side.
The cowl has been repaired on both sides.  The firewall was cracked at the radiator support rod brackets so new pieces of metal were fabricated and welded in.
The body has been installed on a jig to ensure alignment prior to being riveted together.
The rear panel of the body had been severely damaged in the past so the panel was straightened using a shrinking disc and an English wheel.  (Note: the damage at the spare tire carrier area.)
The panel now has the proper contour and all dents have been removed.  A pattern for a patch panel is being made.
A replacement panel has been partially fabricated to repair the damage in the rear body panel.
The replacement panel has been trimmed to fit and tack-welded in.
All damage to the L/R Quarter Panel has been properly repaired.
The R/R Quarter Panel has been straightened and repaired and ready for reassembly.
The Firewall is repaired and the body’s center section is being installed.
The repaired rear section and the quarter panels are now being re-aligned and installed.
Proper alignment is crucial to ensuring the doors open & close correctly.
By using our body alignment fixture, we can ensure the door gaps and the fit are correct just as they were when the body was originally assembled.
After all metalwork is completed, our Body Shop smoothes each panel by hand sanding.
Block-sanding is a crucial step in obtaining a quality paint job, and by using our rotisserie specifically constructed for a Model A body we are able to enhance productivity.
The main body color is being applied to the Phaeton body.
Using high quality equipment allows for a smooth paint finish even prior to polishing.
Applying the secondary (trim) color.
Color-sanding and buffing the paint for a deep shine.
The frame has been straightened and the rivets have been re-tightened for a solid foundation.
Assembly begins on the bodyworked and powdercoated frame.
The Rear End Assembly and related pieces have been rebuilt and powdercoated for a durable finish.
The chassis is nearing completion and ready for the body and the Engine assembly  to be installed.
The wheels have been bodyworked and painted Apple Green.
The rebuilt Engine is masked and ready to be painted Ford Engine Green.
A “Wolf in Sheep’ clothing!” applies to this Model ‘A’ engine built to drive.
…an internal view of this engine with a Specialty Cam’s camshaft, counterweighted crankshaft, and oiling system mods.  Not seen is the larger valves and port modifications.
With the body now mounted on the chassis, the top assembly can be installed.
Another view of the pads being installed on the top bows.
A view of the “touring” engine.
1929 Phaeton, 1930 Sport Coupe, 1931 Coupe, 1930 Fordor Sedan, 1928 Roadster

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