We next head around the corner to the right hand fender where the panel just like the rest of the body has seen a reasonable amount of filler work, not deep by any means, just enough to create its fair share of ‘lows,’ which we’ll bring up by hand, with our standard metal finishing process, in preparation for the high build primer process.
The great thing about this Porsche 356 is there is almost zero rust around the exterior, that’s compliments to the owner for taking care of the car for the last 50 years!
Continue to enjoy future posts as we complete the exterior metal work.
Porsche Restoration: Completion of 356 Pre-A Porsche nose rebuild
Hood damage highlighted here.
Another angle of the nose.
Porsche Restoration: Front fender restoration of Porsche 356 Pre-A
Beginning stage of the left hand fender repair, showing signs of damage.
View from the opposite angle before restoration work.
Typical damage from ‘grounding.’
Area smoothed out and skimmed with lead immediately in front of the fender support bracket.
Hammer,dolly and file work in progress.
Repairing the original lead area around the door aperture.
Nose, left hand fender, and hood are now restored.