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We found some bad brassing on the hood that needed to be fixed.

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We torched all the brass and lead off the hood so we could replace the bad parts of the hood with good metal.

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All the bad metal was cut away so it could be replaced with new metal.

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Here's a picture of the hood patching we did.

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We had to grind both sides smooth to make the hood look right.

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Look how much better that looks compared to lead or brass.

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All bad spots are gone and the hood will be ready for paint.

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All the body work has been done and the frame is ready to be removed from the body.

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Frame is getting prepped for some primer.

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The frame is primed and ready to go.

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The body is prepped and primed too.

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After removing the doors and deck lid from the body it's time for body work on door jambs and trunk lip.

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All the doors were hung and primed too.

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We even primed the inside of the doors to prevent any rust build up from happening.

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After the body and doors are all primed it is time to put the frame back together.

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Koopman wanted a Cadillac 50's style breather to go on his car.






Time to install the motor in the frame. 

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Looks like a nice fit.

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Here is a view of the motor from the front.