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1950 Allard J2 (Complete)

1950 Allard J2 This automobile is a 1950 Allard J2. The owner Dave Hans has documentation that it is the only J2 delivered from the factory with full front fenders. These photos show the installation of the body (skin) on the finished chassis. install body
install body on chassis install body progress install body on chassis body installed on chassis
develop seating area These photos show the development of the seating area to fit the owner's needs. Wood bases are cut for interior panels, arm rests, seat bases and backs. Varying densities of foam are used to meet the owners specifications. All foam will be contoured for maximum driving comfort before being upholstered with the finest leather. develop seating area
wood cut for panels wood cut for seats wood cut for console foam cut for seats
build armrests The first four photos show the upholstery process for the arm rests. The foam is cut and contoured and the leather is sewn and fitted. The three pieces are then installed by the seats. The last two photos show the finished engine. cover armrests with leather
armrest done armrests installed finished engine finished engine
The first four photos show the process to create foot clearance in the driver kick panel for the owner. The fifth photo shows our creation of a stainless ring and leather shift boot. The last photo shows the back of the Allard finished.
These photos show the development of the seat back. The foam is cut and contoured, glued together and fit checked in the seat position. The batting is wrapped around the foam and the leather is sewn and fitted to the back. The last photo shows the cover being hand basted.

The first six photos show more of the uphostery process for both the seat and the seat backs and all the upholstery installed. The last four photos show the Allard completed and ready for its first show at the Meadowbrook Concours d' Elegance in Auburn Hills Michigan the first weekend in August.