Deluxe Body Works is proud to be associated with Masterton’s Coffee & Tea Specialists through the restoration of one of their original delivery vehicles, a 1973 VW Type 2 Pick-up.
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Updated: 5 July 2013
Restoration completed. (Scroll down to view how the pick-up looked when we started the restoration).
Base coat applied and roof painted.
Metal work completed.
The load body floor was replaced.
The main floor frame supporting the loadbody deck was repaired by removing all rust (replacing certain sections with new metal panels) and coating the floor and supports with a special rust protective coating.
The loadbody floor was removed and rust was found on the supporting frames.
The windscreen surround panel was extensively rust damaged. Sections were cut out and replaced with hand-crafted metal replacement sections, and finished off.
Both right and left sides of the body were repaired. Extensive rust damaged panels were cut out and replaced with hand crafted metal replacements, finished off and primed.
After : The rusted front right and left steps were replaced with hand-shaped metal and primed.
After some stripping and commence of repairs:
As received in February 2013