Lil Red - SJ restoration - The Rust!!

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Here is a gallery of some close up details on the rust. Winchfield Engineering have been cleaning out each rust spot back to bare metal ready for preparation. 

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Lil Red - SJ restoration - Moving on to the body tub

Lil Red - SJ restoration - Moving on to the body tub

Winchfield Engineering have moved on to starting work on the body tub.

We always knew this was the bad spot as it had some visible rust on the outside, however it can be a bit of a shock as to how bad a "good" car can be.

Here on the drivers side rear we can see the panels that create the rear of the arch have trapped water etc and quietly corroded inside. 

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Another SJ Build - Sam's Yellow SJ - An update

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Sam has sent in an update on the progress of his SJ. Many thanks Sam!

These SJ restoration projects are proving popular at the moment, if you have some work in progress why not send in the details to show them on this website? 

As you can see, the body was stripped of all major components and then removed from the chassis.

In Sam's case this was to assist in a planned upgrade from the 4 speed gearbox to a 5 speed along with a general rebuild of the transmission.

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Another SJ Build - Sam's Yellow SJ

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Sam Emery spotted the start of the work on our SJ and sent over a few pictures of his own build which is starting at the same time as ours. 

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Lil Red - SJ restoration - Panel work progressing

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Winchfield Engineering have sent over this update showing the progress on the panels. 

The process is the same on all the panels.

They are inspected for corrosion and any corrosion spots are sandblasted clean to remove all the rust.

Here, on the tail gate, you can see where the corrosion has been cleaned away from the mounting holes where a small amount of surface rust existed.

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