We have just received in a new job in the shop. It is a 1955 Ford Fairlane. It has come in for a mechanical restoration with the possibility of a restoration for the body, paint and interior.
The body men here at Precision Restorations are hard at work on the dis-assembly for this classic car restoration. This 1955 Ford Fairlane is getting a complete restoration including the upholstery, the body and paint and the mechanical systems.
Below are some pictures of rust and poor patch work that Larry found as he was sanding down the body of the ’55.
Dan is priming all the loose panels off the 1955 Ford Fairlane.
The old engine is out of the Fairlane and ready for the new one to get dropped in.
Dan is working on putting the new rear springs on the Fairlane today.
The fresh engine is in the shop for the ’55 Fairlane and is ready to drop into the car as soon as a technician frees up.
Alex is getting the carpet installed in the 1955 Ford Fairlane today.
The Fairlane is back in Dan’s bay and ready to have the new engine dropped in.
Dan is sanding down the Fairlane in preparation of paint.
Dan has painted the hood, decklid and doors for the Fairlane. The rest of the body will be coming soon after.
The engine is getting dropped into the Fairlane.
Dan built the exhaust system today for the fairlane.
The new engine for the 1955 Ford Fairlane is getting all hooked up today.
The engine is coming more and more together for the Fairlane.
Dan is finishing hooking up the engine for the fairlane today and hopefully if will get fired up today!
Dan has got the full engine installed and running for the ’55 Fairlane.
Dan is sanding down the Ford Fairlane to prep it for paint. Next he will get it masked off and painted.
We are getting the ’55 Ford Fairlane masked off and ready to paint. We have finished painting the custom gold and black colors on the doors, deck lid and hood. Now all that is left is the main body. After this is done we can finish assembling the vehicle and it will be ready to go out the door.
We have sprayed the first coats of paint for the 1955 Ford. This is a custom Gold and Black paint job.
The Fairlane is done with paint and ready for sanding and buffing.
We are sanding and buffing the paint on the 1955 Ford Fairlane.
We are done with sanding and buffing the Fairlane, now all we have to do for the paint is polish it and we will be done.
We are working on reassembling all the exterior lights and trim for the ’55 Fairlane.
The Fairlane is almost completely back together.
Larry and Mike are work hard on disassembling the 1955 Ford and starting on the body repairs.
Larry is working on repairing the doors and the deck lid for the 1955 Ford today.