Project completed: Masterton’s Coffee & Tea Specialists

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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.

Scroll down to view the work that we have completed so far.

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Updated: 5 July 2013

Restoration completed. (Scroll down to view how the pick-up looked when we started the restoration).

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Base coat applied and roof painted.

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Metal work completed.

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The load body floor was replaced.

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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.

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The loadbody floor was removed and rust was found on the supporting frames.

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Front panel was repaired.
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The windscreen surround panel was extensively rust damaged. Sections were cut out and replaced with hand-crafted metal replacement sections, and finished off.

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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.

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After : The rusted front right and left steps were replaced with hand-shaped metal and primed.

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Before: Front right step rust.
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After some stripping and commence of repairs:

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As received in February 2013

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