SM: Body work is progressing well

SM: Body work is progressing well

More than one year since the last publication about this body work so a lot of things happened and we made good progress. You’ll understand that my the body shop doesn’t work exclusively on the SM so it’s not progressing very fast but this is better...
SM: Restoration restarts !

SM: Restoration restarts !

Restoration restarts, after a pause of more than 6 years! I’m hearing you saying “it’s about time” and you are absolutely right 😉 In 2018 I called again the specialist who made the previous body work on this car, Gilles Lemay...
SM: The body is back

SM: The body is back

I finally picked-up the car in April because I had to wait for clean and dry roads because in Canada we don’t have a choice, we have to deal with the winter conditions. I’m very happy with the result of this work but of course I’m also disappointed...
SM: End of the body work session

SM: End of the body work session

In February 2011, work is almost done, I just have to put the wheels back onto the body and get it back home. This time it was mainly about finishing work. Here are some pictures: sm_452Some other areas needing attention sm_453 sm_454 sm_455 sm_456 sm_457Then comes...
SM: New body work session, continued

SM: New body work session, continued

In September 2009, I went to the “Art and the automobile” event in Here is more progress, at the end of the year 2010. This is about sandblasting and metal work. I’ happy with the progress and I’m also happy to have decided to have the body...
SM: New body work session

SM: New body work session

Time after time, I have discovered more and more defects on the body. I had to admit the truth, the work done previously on this body is bad: bad preparation before painting, bad paint, rust marks and metal work not trustable. During summer of 2010, I call a new body...