Bentley 1936 B90GA

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Manufacturer:Bentley
Model:
Year of Manufacture:1936
Chassis No.:B90GA
Coachwork:Veth & Zoon
Body Style:Coupe

This is the main restoration project that we are currently working on

This car is undergoing a cosmetic and mechanical restoration

At present we are stripping and re-building the rear axle and awaiting the clutch assembly to come back from machining

The body is painted and currently having mouldings fitted up before plating.

Latest Update:

March 2012 - The engine is now installed; running-board strips have been fabricated and fitted; the rear axle and suspension overhauled, rebuilt, repainted and refitted; we are currently awaiting chrome plating to be finished prior to commencing the trim work

April 2012 - Chrome plating taking longer than expected but due any day now, everything else coming together nicely now; watch out for some end of job images

May 2012 - A small batch of the plating has now been received;  the radiator shell is currently being re–built; new side flashes now fitted

June 2012 - All plating is now returned from the specialist and it is currently being assembled and fitted to the vehicle; window frames are in and are having patterns made for new glass

July 2012 - Most of the plating has now been re-assembled, the radiator shell has also been re-assembled and fitted to the vehicle; headlamps fitted and assembled; rear lamps fitted and awaiting wiring; hood nearing completion and interior trim work underway

September 2012 - B90GA's hood and red leather interior trim has now been completed (see the latest images below); wooden cappings and the dashboard are currently in the final stages of fabrication; windows are now fitted and sealed into place

October 2012 - Woodwork now all cut to length and veneered, currently awaiting lacquering and finishing; exterior lamps and horns have all been re-wired and tested; engraving and re-lettering back and ready to be fitted; many small component parts fitted; trim plates fabricated and fitted ready for chrome

November 2012 - B90GA's interior wood cappings have now been lacquered and are currently being flatted and polished (see the latest work in progress images below); all her lamps and external wiring are all now re-connected and have been successfully tested

December 2012 - most  of the wooden cappings are now fitted; instruments and illumination fitted and all connected; all preparations for primary start of the car now complete and she is running and nearly ready to drive!

February 2013 - all cappings are now fitted and the primary 30 mile test drive has been completed; currently the car is back in the paint shop receiving a few minor paint repairs and a final cut back and polish; as soon as the car is back we will finish the fine tuning and run the car in

July 2013 - the car is currently receiving some small detailing work and road testing

October 2013 - all parts and components have been re-fitted and the vehicle nas been returned to her very proud owner

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