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1932 Chrysler

1932 Chrysler This 1932 Chrysler CP8 4 door sedan is in for a partial, mechanical restoration. The car was undependable for regular use and hemorrhaging all fluids. The goal is to make this car a dependable driver. This group of 6 photos shows the general condition of the car on arrival to our shop. 1932 Chrysler
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932 Chrysler The photos left and right show the engine, transmission and front fenders removed. From left to right below, the first 3 photos are of the broken starter bellcrank. It has been repaired and readied for re-casting. The last photo shows parts in the booth, ready for paint. 932 Chrysler
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932 Chrysler The photos left and right show that the bottom of the gas tank had to be removed as it was badly damaged. There is damage to the inside. Repairs are made and a new bottom panel will be fabricated and welded in place. Below, the left 2 photos show more parts being primed and painted for the chassis. The last 2 photos as well as some in the next group show the process of replacing the rotted frame panel. A cardboard pattern is made. 932 Chrysler
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932 Chrysler The photos left right and below left continue to show the process of replacing the rotted frame panel. The metal panel is fabricated and installed. The last 3 photos below show parts painted in the paint booth. 932 Chrysler
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932 Chrysler The photos left and right show before and after of the corroded aluminum step plate frames now polished. Below left shows reproduction of the front suspension rubber snubber. The middle 2 photos below show the old battery tray and the new one fabricated. The last photo below shows painted parts. 932 Chrysler
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932 Chrysler The photos left and right show more painted parts. The 4 photos below as well as the first photo in the group below show the chassis assembly sequence. 932 Chrysler
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1932 Chrysler The photo left is part of the chassis assembly. The photo right and the first 3 photos below shows the engine after it is rebuilt, it is painted the correct color combination and then installed in the chassis. The last picture in the group shows the front fender in epoxy primer. 1932 Chrysler
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Chrysler 1932 The photos left and right show holes that are no longer needed being filled. The 4 photos below show various stages of the body being primed. Chrysler 1932
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Chrysler 1932 The photo on the left shows the completed rolling chassis and the photo on the right shows the view of the completed engine. The bottom 4 photos left to right show the body being sealed, primed and painted along with the satin black firewall. Chrysler 1932
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1932 Chrysler CP8 In this group of 6 photos the top left and right show the body masked off to paint the lower body moldings in gloss black. The bottom left 2 pictures show the doors being epoxy sealed and color coated. The bottom right 2 pictures show the body being prepped to have its upper moldings painted gloss black. 1932 Chrysler CP8
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1932 Chrysler CP8 In this group of photos the top left shows the moldings ready to paint. The top right shows the body completely painted and ready for assembly. The bottom 4 photos show the front and rear fenders being primed and sealed. 1932 Chrysler CP8
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1932 Chrysler CP8 The photos on the left and right show more preparation on the font and rear fenders. The first 2 photos below, from the left, show assembly in progress. The last 2 photos below show the dashboard being assembled and the luggage rack added. 1932 Chrysler CP8
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