Original R3 Forged True Pistons – Do You Want These?

Forged True I have some excellent pistons from an R3 that Im going to offer here before I put them on Ebay.  The engine was rebuilt and then sat unused for 20+ years and rust set in on the cylinder […]

Avanti R3 – Restoration Progress

R3 Avanti Engine and Blower – Work Progress Pictures

Nimesh Solanki in Duluth GA is rebuilding the R3 engine.  He specializes in building high performance engines.  http://www.solankiperformance.com/index.html Before with Machined Crank New Studs Cleaned, Honed, Painted Machined Out Blower Cover on Left Top Curve Over Fins on aftermarket impeller […]

SDC – 42nd SouthEast Zone Meet – Highlights

Sunshine day in Georgia – perfect for a car show.  Thanks to the North Georgia Chapter of the SDC for doing such an excellent job of organizing the Stude show and zone meet.  35 Land Cruiser – Best of Class (Rare- […]

Avanti R3 Restoration – Update

New wheel bearings (repainted white/green original factory markings on spring).    New Rear Brakes   Rebuilt power steering – center privot needle bearingwith rebuilt/resealed power cylinder. In-line gas tank drain as per original factory spec’s. Note: new stainless line clamps […]

Avanti R3 Restoration – Update

New wheel bearings (repainted white/green original factory markings on spring).    New Rear Brakes   Rebuilt power steering – center privot needle bearingwith rebuilt/resealed power cylinder. In-line gas tank drain as per original factory spec’s. Note: new stainless line clamps […]

Avanti R3 Restoration – Making Progress

Rebuilt R3 Trans R3 Blower disassembled, cleaned, primed – waiting on parts. Frame back from the powder coater.  Putting it back together.  R3 Transmission rebuilt and reassembled.  The original aqua body color. Just a few areas left to be stripped, […]
Restoration Job Details

Restoration Job Details

Contact me to schedule On-Site Restoration or Repairs. I’m available to work at your location – full frame off or partials. 573-318-8948 – mobile [email protected] _________________________ My 30+ year career is in automotive repair….everything from detail focused factory correct classic […]

R1, R2, R3 Avanti Restorations – R3 Rear Axle

R3 Dana 44 twin traction flanged axle. Stripped, sandblasted and ready for rebuilding. Axle is back together with new twin traction clutches, pinion seal, axle bearings and seals. Reassembled with new stainless steel brake lines. When I stripped down the axle […]

R1, R2 and R3 Avanti Restorations – R3 Transmission

Tranny parts as first pulled from powershift. Beginning of trans rebuild.                                                           Perfect fit! Rebuild done!

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