Painting and final assembly
Sitting in the paint booth all masked up, this was e very exiting moment!
Her As the painter finished the first coat I was getting more and more exited because it was looking better and better.
One paint job done and one owner as happy as a little boy.
The job of fitting the new head-liner was a cosy one as 3 of us had to squeeze the thing in.
Here you can see the central locking system on the inside of the door. I've altered the lock mechanism of an Austin by adding a sliding pin which is driven through rods by a small actuator.
here you can see the Austin sitting in the workshop with the engine hooked up.
The car as it was just finished
The people at the RDW where very kind and the man at the tax office hadn't seen a import form from 1981 in a long time. He did recognize the name on the (non computer) form.
All done and registered and ready to head off to the International rally at Frampton upon Severn