Custom headlights installed in R4 Tribute Avanti It was a beautiful Sunday, warm spring air, the sun was shining. Perfect day to take the Avanti out to do a winery tour. The wineries are grouped, mostly along one country highway, […]
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1963 Avanti R4 Tribute – debuted at MCACN Show in Chicago – Nov 2016 Gold winner in Street & Modified Judged Vehicles http://www.mcacn.com Brad the Avanti builder – tall guy – far left – back row The Windy City car […]
Newly installed dash and console inlays, including the radio faceplate – templates all cut and edge smoothed from carbon fiber sheet. This type of overlay adds a racy, sexy appearance to the black interior of this customized R4 tribute Avanti. […]
…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 […]
It’s always a good day when you arrive at this point of the restoration process – paint day. When the flow is with you and the gun is shooting straight – it’s satisfying! I laid this paint down over the […]
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 […]
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. […]
After de-laminating the outer skin of the trunk lid, I sandblast the metal parts of the inner trunk structure, then straighten the inner structure. This is damage repair, caused by years of packing the trunk too full and closing the lid on […]
We had a fun and productive afternoon in the machine shop. Thom Gipe, Lew Shucart and I recently had the opportunity to work in a friend’s well equipped machine shop. I’m machining a crankshaft pulley spacer on this metal lathe […]
1963 Avanti R2
The final finish and paint work and engine tuning was completed by Brad Bez. Brad’s expertise was the driving force that led to completion of this project.