Raleigh Car Restoration and Customization
 

1968 Ford Mustang

Description: Diagnostic, install power steering pump and hoses, replace strut bushing, power steering line, electrical, pinion seal, rear wheel seal. Remove and replace steering ram and valve.

1971 Buick GS

Description: Replace radiator, install antifreeze. Adjust rear drums, remove bleeder driver side, clean, reinstall, bleed brakes, check over valve covers-no leaks. Test drive.

1961 VW BUS, DUAL CARB WEBER

Description: Customer states that engine idles fast, perform engine diagnostic, compression check, set carbs, check timing, check and adjust valve lash.

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1960 FORD- TILLAMOOK ICECREAM TRUCK

Description: Diagnose charging system; not charging; replace voltage regulator and diagnose wiring; now charging 13+ volts, replace alternator, spark plugs, rotor, distributor cap. Test drive.

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1961 MGA ROADSTER

Description: Oil change, check rear differential for oil level and leak, check brakes. Diagnostic: leaks at drain differential cover,  at tail shaft, at speedometer, at transmission, at distributor, steering rack seeping; minor leak on timing cover; moist at gas tank sender.

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1952 MGTD

Description: diagnose steering wheel, order bushing, master cylinder access, oil change, bleed brakes, replace battery, check lights, test drive. 

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1956 T-Bird

Description: Mechanical review of car with compression check, get running, remove carburetor, pack and send off to rebuild. Install carburetor, install sending unit, full deep cleaning. Test drive.

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1966 FORD Galaxy

Description: Replace gas tank, sender installation, test sender; replace rear brake hose, transmission pan gasket, valve covers, sway bar links and bushing, strut rod bushings, add engine oil, power steering fluid, transmission fluid. Replace fuel line, install voltage regulator, heater hose. rebuild, install and adjust carburetor, remove drums and check and adjust brakes. Hook up heat riser, make choke line. Install electric choke, new gas pedal cable. Test drive!

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1951 Ford Custom Deluxe

Description:  Rebuild carburetor, install fuel pump, check charging system, change out voltage regulator, connect ground and test.; test plugs, wires, cap, rotor, remove carburetor, check compression, check vacuum, replace coil and distributor capacitor, adjust timing. 

1969 FORD F-100 TRUCK

Description:  Change fuel pump, adjust belts, change hose clamps.

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1969 Chevy C10 Pick Up

Description: Install seat belt. Tighten up frame bolts, make brake line, replace proportioning valve, install new master cylinder, bleed brakes, tighten nuts and bolts underneath, go over underside, tighten bolts/nuts; check balance on both front wheels, put front tires on balance machine. Check exhaust for leaks, tighten exhaust, header bolts, check brakes, test drive. Secure parking brake cable, check speedometer, remove and replace power steering, install new pulley. Test drive.

1929 FORD MODEL A 

Description: Pick up as non-runner, wash car, test key, fix key switch so that it turns, remove floorboard, replace battery, drain gas tank, rebuild carburetor, media blast, spark plugs, clean distributor, get running, install front shocks and rear shocks, torque, wheels nuts, cotter key pin, refashion hubcaps to fit.

Test drive, deliver.

1967 Ford Mustang 289 Automatic

Description: Diagnostic and compression check, rebuild carburetor, install spark plugs, wires, distributor, cap, rotor, wire brush around tank, clean and paint gas tank, install gas tank, review and adjust brakes.

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1976 VW BUS

Description: Compression check, results: Cylinder 1 (pass front): 25 psi; we ran compression check twice on this cylinder and came up with the same result of 25psi; Cylinder 2 (pass rear): 130psi; cylinder 3 (driver front): 110 psi; Cylinder 4 (driver rear): 125psi. Get running, set timing, distributor loose, replace valve cover gasket, adjust idle, battery out. Plugs gap, adjust valves, set timing, replace valve cover, drill our broken exhaust stud, tap, install new stubs, install exhaust, fix sink, get running.

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1983 CHEVY G-20 VAN

Description: Replace: inner & outer tie rod ends, rubber brake lines, valve cover gaskets; install new spark plug wires; check charging system; start run and check for leaks. Install Holley EFI. Rebuild & install master cylinder and proportion valve, get running, test drive; adjust kick down, test drive, clean up electrical, connect vacuum for brakes. Install steering wheel. Test drive.

 

1970 VW BEETLE

Description:  Complete mechanical diagnostic; rebuild carburetor; replace needle valve, set idle; clean up wiring,

set timing. Wire up oil pressure and oil temperature gauge; set wheel bearings, fix brake shoe, fix brake and taillights; sort wiring, replace speedo cable. 

1966 FORD GALAXY CNV

Description:  Diagnostic, get running, rebuild & install carburetor, tune; replace air filter, oil filter, add oil; install new distributor; cap rotor, spark plugs, spark plug wires; replace tire rod ends; alignment; install pinion seal; check gas sender unit; diagnose dash lights-bad fuse, replace burnt out bulbs; install new sway bar links.

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1967 FJ 40 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER

Description:  Diagnostic; brake work, parking brake rebuild, install brake hoses, master cylinder bleed, fix door latches, adjust brakes, bleed and adjust brakes, rear brake fabrication; rebuild center steering mount, alignment.  Parts replaced: emergency brakes shoes, brake wheel cylinder, Toyota brake shoes, ebrake cable, brake master cylinder, five tie rod ends, radiator cap, spector off road center arm rebuild, brake lines. Remove slave cylinder, blown seals order with extended rod, rethread, slave cylinder rod end, assemble and install.

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1979 Lincoln Continental

Description:  Replace master cylinder, check rear brakes, test drive

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1972 TRIUMPH TR6

Description: Initial diagnostic; fix lights, install fuse block, install emergency flasher switch, check lights, install window regulator, install tank sender, fuel hose, clamps. Remove & replace radiator, fill with coolant; remove & replace tie rod ends; shop alignment, perform a brake review; check booster; check for fuel & water leaks, check speedometer. Wet sand & polish. Tune up, install master cylinder, bleed brakes. Test drive

1974 TRIUMPH TR6

Description:  Check timing, check and sync carburetors, disconnect linkage, adjust idle, reconnect linkage, adjust choke, test drive: check for possible clutch/rotational noise-not currently evident.

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1978 INTERNATIONAL SCOUT

Description: Replace high pressure power steering line, replace output shaft seal transfer, case, transmission pan service. Install valve cover gaskets, clean, check front end, adjust idle. Test drive.

Parts replaced: transmission pan gasket and filter, power steering line, transfer case top off gear oil.

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1971 Buick GS

Description:

Replace steering wheel and horn button