Restoration of Lancia Aurelia B52 PF 200 | Diary June 2009

Diary June 2009

Body before (photo 1)

 

Mouth before

Front surround frame as in its basic arrangement: several metal works and welding, the correct profile was obtained with heavy lead/tin application (photo 2).

The lower part of the nose structure is widely deformed and need to be re-shaped (photo 3).

 

Mouth after (photo 4)

 

Front fender and wheel house (RH) before

The wheel arches are badly corroded and were cured by extensive application of filler paste (photo 5).

In the photo no. 6, the wheelhouse rear wall with extended metal damage from rust are shown.

 

Front fender and wheel house (RH) after (photo 7)

 

Front fender and wheel house (LH) before

The upper part of the wheel arch edge is deeply pitted from old rust. The inner part of the sheet metal flanges are weakened and partly crumbled, as for the rear wall panel (photo 8).

 

Front fender and wheel house (LH) after (photo 9)

 

Rocker panel (LH) before

Both outer and inner side rocker panels are compromised with rust and crumbling. They were partly replaced (outer sill panels) in old repairs or restoration works (photos 10 and 11).

The inner rocker diaphragms must be replaced (photo 12).

 

Rocker panel (LH) after (photo 13)

 

Rocker panel (RH) before

Both outer and inner side rocker panels are compromised with rust and crumbling. They were partly replaced (outer sill panels) in old repairs or restoration works (photo 14 and 15).

The inner rocker diaphragms must be replaced (photo 16).

 

Rocker panel (RH) after (photo 17)

 

Rear fender and wheel house (LH) before

Outer and inner rear side panel are compromised with rust and crumbling: must to be replaced (photo 18).

Wheel house front panel must to be replaced (photo 19).

 

Rear fender and wheel house (LH) after (photo 20)

 

Trunk lid and rear fender (RH) before

Central support of plate lights received several metal works and welding, the correct profile was obtained with heavy lead/tin application (photo 21).

A lot of hole on the side outer panel must to be closed (photo 22).

Both side fins received several metal works and welding, the correct profile was obtained with heavy lead/tin application (photo 23).

 

Trunk lid and rear fender (RH) after (photo 24)

 

Rear fender and wheel house (RH) before

Outer and inner rear side panel are compromised with rust and crumbling: must to be replaced (photo 25).

Wheel house front panel must to be replaced (photo 26).

 

Rear fender and wheel house (RH) after (photo 27)

 

Body side and floor panel before

Rear floor and reinforcement of rear trim are compromised with rust and crumbling: must be replaced (photo 28).

 

Body side and floor panel after (photo 29)

 

Doors before

Door outer panel and inner reinforcement are compromised with rust and crumbling: must be replaced (photo 30).

 

Door after (photo 31)

 

Body after (photo 32)