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Restoration Timeline Esitmate

Typical Vehicle  Program Outline

 

  1. Initial vehicle assessment to determine condition for restoration.
    • ~ 2 days           See attached sheet for assessment

 

  1. Determine additional modifications / enhancements required by owner.
    • ~ 3 days           See attached sheet for required modifications.

 

  1. Order new components (parts) and desired modifications / enhancements.
    • ~ 3 to 4 weeks

 

  1. Disassemble major components from the vehicle (rolling chassis).
    • ~ 1 week

 

  1. Begin replace/repair and/or modifications of major components.
    • ~ 3 to 4 weeks

 

  1. Re-assemble vehicle to check alignments, tolerances and clearances.
    • ~ 1 week

 

  1. Disassemble vehicle and prep body, chassis and components for paint.
    • ~ 3 weeks

 

  1. Prime and paint vehicle and components.
    • ~ 3 weeks

 

  1. Begin final assembly of vehicle and components.
    • ~ 2 weeks

 

  1. Detail and deliver vehicle.

 

Total time: ~ 13 to 15 weeks (3.5 months).


Typical Vehicle Assessment Check List

 

Engine (Includes cooling and oiling system)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Transmission (Includes type and shifter)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Rear End (includes type, gearing and axils)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Suspension (includes front and rear)

  • Use current front suspension with competition drag shocks.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Steering System

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Breaking System

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Fuel System

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Electrical System (includes ignition system)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Chassis

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Body (includes top, hood, fenders, doors, deck lid and quarters, etc)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.

Interior (includes windows, instrument panel, seating, carpet, etc)

  • Use current configuration with no enhancements.
  • Inspect for defects and replace worn parts.