The R4 is in the finishing stages of fine tuning and perfecting all the last, small details. It’s been a labor of love process. Time intensive…..anything worth doing takes time, expertise and attention. When a restorer works on a car […]
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…and it’s carefully lowered. Houston – we have contact! Work on the R4 Avanti progresses. The repaired fiberglass body is mated to the reno-ed and action ready, equipped frame and is now bolted in place over the R4 […]
What did Santa leave under your Studebaker Christmas Tree? This is our gift to the Bez car shop…a big old bad boy compressor. One of the old guys with solid metal works – no plastic crap!! Nothing worse than being […]
Repair, cleaning, painting and polishing is just about finished! One of the aluminum spinner fins was damaged – had broken off the spinner body and was in need of repair. The fin was attached, in-filled, built up with aluminum weld […]
Show quality body work done and paint is on the car. It’s a lengthy process to produce perfectly smooth bodywork. The base repair work of the body has to be smooth with zero ripples and body line accurate. Then it’s […]
Down to the last prime, block and final sanding…..the R4 is going into the paint booth this weekend. It’s smooth as glass, evenly peaked on the rising body lines and rounded where it’s curves sweep away. There’s nothing like the curves […]
Busy summer days! Another carburetor rebuilt and ready to ship back to the owner. On the way back from attending the SDC Dover Delaware meet, Lew Shucart picked up a nice looking Avanti body, which he’s brought to the shop yard. […]
Avanti gauges – in beginning stage of refurbishment. I removed these gauges from the dash of a 1963 Avanti. Repairs consisted of removing and polishing bezels. Bead blasted and repainted the light diffuser rings. Cleaned gauge faces and repainted the needles, […]
Why perfection of pre-paint body work is important. The curved body lines of the Avanti are unforgiving. Well done bodywork is a beautiful sight showing the car paint color at its best, but sloppy fiberglass work is equally as visible. […]
First gray prime coat laid down – all warm and fuzzy. Photo Credit – GBZ
Brad, your website is very professional, just like your work. Your finish on my Avanti is immaculate, obviously done with attention and care to detail. It was a pleasure working with you. I would and have recommended you unequivocally.