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Citroen Light 15 1947

  • Closed: Wed 13 Feb 2013, 9:19 pm
Listing #: 558049175
Concourse winning car – 1980
Has been in family since early 50’s
5 mitchelon tyres brand new

Has been on show for the past 15 years at Montreroy park, Auckland

Full restoration as follows:

Completely stripped to the bare body shell. The shell was then stripped of all paint both inside and out. The suspension was stripped and painted in polyurethane black lacquer.

Motor cleaned and painted in engine enamel in original colours, black and green. The gear box was then completely rebuilt and fitted with SKF bearings. Before installation the gear box case and the bell housing were metal polished. New wiring, made and fitted.

All nuts and bolts were wired brushed and rethreaded before being replaced using graphite grease.

New wheel trims were spun in copper and chromed.

All interior window frames were stripped and wood grained as per original

New hood lining was made in the same type of material as original.

New maroon carpets were made and the seats were re upholstered in burgundy.

Exterior paint work involved build up from bare metal using 21/2 gallons of undercoat. Finish coat in Regal Red Dulon.

Guards front and back were white piping where they fit to the body and underneath they have been painted by wild fire silver and finished in clear lacquer.

All chrome on car, head lamps, door handles, bumper overrides, grill dash surround, gear level, wheel trims, window winders and grease ruffles were re chromed.

The restoration took 2 ½ years to finish.
Has been featured in the NZ Herald and AA magazine.

Shipping details

  • Buyer must pick-up
  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

Payment details

  • NZ bank deposit

About the seller

niki17 (143 143 positive feedback)
  • 96.7% positive feedback
  • Member since Jul 2004

Closes: Wed 13 Feb, 9:19 pm. 2013