1957 356 A Late T1

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#16 Post by Chris Makaritis » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:03 pm

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#17 Post by Chris Makaritis » Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:52 pm

To move forward on my project, does anyone know where I can find the pictured
rear deck center panel, under the rear window?
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#18 Post by Chris Makaritis » Thu May 28, 2015 11:06 am

Moving along....
Looking for front and rear bumpers.....if someone has any on the side....
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#19 Post by ryan base » Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:21 pm

hi chris i like your project. it looks like you are making great progress fixing your trouble spots. how about color? those oxblood seat covers and door cards are certainly handsome. it looks like you are going to have excellent results

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#20 Post by Chris Makaritis » Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:32 pm

Hi Ryan,

Thank you for your comments.
The exterior color will be according to the Kardex silver metallic.
The interior was just ordered and will be red leather with oatmeal carpeting,
from autos international.
The interior comes complete with new door panels.
These are the samples for my new interior.
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#21 Post by Gordon White » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:57 pm

Good choice
Red leather and oatmeal.
My favorite. Gordon

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#22 Post by Chris Makaritis » Fri Jun 26, 2015 3:00 pm

Fitting time...
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#23 Post by Chris Makaritis » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:12 pm

More progress...
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Fan shroud...
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The date in my fuel tank...
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Prepping the fuel tank
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Wire loom from YNZ
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Set of restored and chromed wheels with matching dates 07/57

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#24 Post by Chris Makaritis » Wed May 18, 2016 3:30 pm

Moving forward.....
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#25 Post by Tom Tate » Wed May 18, 2016 4:16 pm

I see that you've painted/ powder coated a C oil filler container. Are you going to use it on an A?

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#26 Post by Chris Makaritis » Wed May 18, 2016 4:23 pm

Hi Tom,

The engine I have is an industrial type engine and it had this oil filler.
Since it's not numbers matching I decided to keep this engine and perform an overhaul on it.

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#27 Post by Chris Makaritis » Wed May 18, 2016 4:41 pm

Show quality original handles.
Took a while to restore but totally worth it.
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#28 Post by ryan base » Wed May 25, 2016 12:39 pm

very promising

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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#29 Post by Chris Makaritis » Sun Jun 19, 2016 3:41 am

I wish restoring the car was as easy as preparing my birthday cake....
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Re: 1957 356 A Late T1

#30 Post by Chris Makaritis » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:09 pm

Progress....
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