This is part of series of posts on this 1959 Porsche 356A’s restoration, Part One introduces us to the problem.

Our first picture shows the lock mechanism.  This post highlights why we are removing the outer section to get to the inner section.  The top lip of the inner sheet metal had been previously repaired badly, it wasn’t aligned with the lock.  The lock was in the right position because it closed properly, so we had to fix the lip panel.

 Rear end removed from Porsche 356A

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The rear section of the Porsche has now removed to begin the inner rebuild.

 

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The rest of the car, with out the rear end.

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The position of lock receiver here highlights the incorrect inner sheet metal.

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This shows the poor inner repairs.

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And the other side of the inner body.

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A view from the side angle, again highlighting the poor inner sheet metal repairs, to be corrected during this restoration.

 

This is part of series of posts on this 1959 Porsche 356A’s restoration, Part One introduces us to the problem.

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