Part per part...
Let's go !
Renewed, it now looks like that.
The engine will be renovated and completely repainted.
Can't wait to hear it turn like a clock...
The clutch will be changed.
Some sockets seem to have melted, the electrical harness must be replaced.
The sheets will be welded and joined, before the engine compartment is repainted
The frame is reinforced, some of its tubular elements are doubled.
Finally, the entire Spartan underbody is protected.
Here is à new power steering rack purchased at auction on eBay UK.
Unfortunately, it is not in the expected condition when purchased, its seals are leaking, and it will have to be completely reconditioned.
This will be explained in the anecdotes...
And here is a Ford Sierra 2.0i Power steering pump founded via « Le Bon Coin ».
This polished aluminum power steering liquid jar will advantageously replace the original plastic.
The tank must be deposited to be renovated, and in any case the operation is necessary to allow the restoration of the chassis.
Inside, it is surprisingly clean. Some slight traces of corrosion will be removed, and a special treatment will be applied, according to the Restom procedure to be followed very strictly.
The fuel tank sender is too oxidized, particulary its connections, and needs to be replaced.
The master brake cylinder shows signs of weakness, it must be changed.
Nothing is to keep, we drop everything off !
Here it is.
Seats and other elements must be removed to allow the stripping of the floor before applying a layer of corrosion-resistant product.
5 x 15" spoke wheels (spare wheel required) will embellish The French Spartan.