See all the photos on the restoration process of this collector’s kombi in our workshops in Brazil.
- Stage 1: Finding the old girl a new home
- Stage 2: Strip and clean
- Stage 3: Door prep
- Stage 4: Floors (video)
- Stage 5: Bare metal
- Stage 6: Front end and wheel wells
- Stage 7: Back end
- Stage 8: Paint prep
- Stage 9: Mechanics (videos)
- Stage 10: Painting
- Stage 11: Camper Construction
- Stage 12: Complete Camper Interior
- Stage 13: Complete Camper Exterior (video)
- Stage 14: Exportation (videos)
- Stage 15: Arrival in France (video)
Stage 1: Finding the old girl a new home
getting our car from the countryside to our garage in São Paulo.
Stage 2: Strip and clean
Giving the kombi a good clean and taking her apart to get rid of her outer layer.
Stage 3: Door prep
putting on new hinges and making sure the door columns are straight and ready for alignment
Stage 4: Floors (video)
Replacing the stringers and ties and cleaning up the floors. Watch out welder at work on the underbelly.
Stage 5: Bare metal
Now its time to get rid of any exterior substance and leave the Kombi glistening.
Stage 6: Front end and wheel wells
Changing the front-end panel, fixing up the wheel wells and adding some new front floors.
Stage 7: Back end
Here our workers start closing up the windows for the camper and complete the metal work for the back end of the kombi.
Stage 8: Paint prep
Here you can see the paint prep work before sending here off into the booth.
Stage 9: Mechanics (videos)
Here you can see the mechanics being taken apart and some videos of parts being sandblasted before painting.
Stage 10: Painting
Finally we can add some beauty to this Kombi and see how she will look on the road
Stage 11: Camper Construction
Time to really define this project and see what our cabinet maker can do. The drawers sink, stove top and fridge are all being installed. Even the hinges for the bed.