21-08-09

iris!!!!!!

So the first bit of Iris went onto Martins Vert last week, ready for the hood frame to be placed in its final resting place ready for the final count down over the next few weeks to paint!!! its a huge job but we're soooooo ready!!Imported Photos 00423

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rather a lovely colour choice we think!!! also Martins vert pan is finally all shiney Imported Photos 00404Imported Photos 00407

on another note be sure to go to www.WorldSportsModel.com  and vote for our good friend Sophie!!!! shes an ace surfer and local model so get busy people just become a fan and that counts as a vote for her!!! search for Sophie Hellyer!!!! sophie

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14-08-09

All work and no play makes things shiney!!!!

well lots of work been going on and an exciting couple of weeks!!! Sams bus is going into primer all the bolt on panels are looking super straight!!! juat that long side panel to go now!!! Imported Photos 00357Imported Photos 00368

also slowly but surely Martins bits and peices and pan have been working there way to done! they are kinda shiney!!!!Imported Photos 00222Imported Photos 00229

wanna see some of Martins car in its full colour glory????? well come back tommorrow we just might show ya!!!!

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31-07-09

busy bees

well but all this pan paint, part painting, van prepping is hard work!! but as you can see from the pics of Martins brakes calipers it was all well worth it!!! Imported Photos 00207

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Sams bus is drawing ever closer to Primer, with some serious metal work and straightening this is going to be one to look out for at shows we can tell you!!before...

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after ...........Imported Photos 00182 (2)

doors all gapped up ready for final straight to primer!!!! Imported Photos 00179 (3)

plenty going on , hardly a  momment to blog of late, but be sure to check back soon as we promise to post up pics of Martins pan!!!!!!!

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13-07-09

puttin some lead in it!!

so work is well and truly under way, the front panel in particular has had some "previous" repairs which needed some serious straightening attention to say the least!! so after a bit of lead and lots of straightening it went from.....Imported Photos 00150 (2)more leading

after alot of work we now have..............Imported Photos 00132

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keep checkin back to see the progress on this bus, its needs lots of work but TQR's the one to do it!

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11-07-09

working 9 to 5 ....yeah and the rest!!

busy busy busssy times at TQR - we have taken delivery of Sam's 15 window, its already seen some TQR attention and has been in reciept of some lead!!!.........check that out over the next week!!

This last week, we finished the metal work totally on Yachty's vert and it was sent away returning in a few months after stripping for the paint work!!! byeeeeeeeee alot of amazing work has gone into this car and ALOT of owner dedication it will be one serious car to look out for on the show circuit!!!Imported Photos 00141 (2)

and also Martins 55 vert's pan went into primer, its taken a good few weeks to achieve the level of detail thats gonna be displayed on this pan!!! its going glossy next week!!!!Imported Photos 00183Imported Photos 00179 (2)

smoooooooth and straight.................and THATS just the pan ;)

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01-07-09

friend to the stars..............

Was super happy today to have had a visit from nonless than Seasick Steve!!!! who happens to be holidaying in Bude with his family and guess what he was driving???? a super cool 67 split of course, Steve is a really nice guy and came down to have a look round our workshop, of course I had to get him signing the cds and he even posed outside the sign with me for a pic!!!!For those who are not in the now Steve is an amazing blues singer from the States, who amoungst many things plays at small minor gigs like errrrr Glastonbury, Hyde Park and appears on the Jools Holland show from time to time!!!!Imported Photos 00125

have been super busy on Martins 55 vert pan will post some pics up shortly ;)

come back soon!!!!!

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24-06-09

Altogether again!

Martins 55 fully prime and put back together to "rest" for a few weeks!Imported Photos 00149 (2)Imported Photos 00159 (2)

lookin real nice!!! be sure to have a read of his thread on www.restowagenuk.com, under readers rides, check it out!

more fab on yachtys taking place as we hit the final stretch of metal work after what seems like a long long time! both sides did look like this.Imported Photos 00506Imported Photos 00510Imported Photos 00126

after a bit of fabbin *just a bit* they look like this!!!

got a cool bus coming in on Fri and finishing Martins pan and associated bits and peices are going to see some shiney paint action!!!!

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