The Crumple Zone Gallery - Restoration

Repairs took a lot longer than expected.

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The replacement bonnet is fitted.

 

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It was a lime-green bonnet, and had been part-prepared for spraying. As it later turned out, the bonnet was structurally weak near the front.

 

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The new bonnet is patched and flatted.

 

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Masking for the spraying is applied, and a grey primer put on.

 

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Finally, it goes red. This is before the clearcoat is sprayed.

 

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Nick Swart, proprietor of Dash Panelbeaters, with the car just before it goes to have the new engine put in.

 

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Shere Kahn is loaded onto the flatbed towtruck to be taken to Rivonia Auto.

 

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Last updated: 10 April 2000