Nick Driscoll Coupé Restoration
OKY was resprayed in 1978
I count 4 crankshafts and 5 engine blocks !
1982 engine problems sorted.
Now the big rebuild starts 2008
Crossmember and front floor strengthening piece.
Strengthening area below windscreen so other repairs could be carried out.
Boot fitted to aid alignment of rear panels.
Bracing body for sill replacement.
Floor sections ready for fitting soon
Sill removal. Door in position to help with alignment.
10 August 2008
Choosing an engine block and gearbox
Tunnel and radius arm tool being made and setup on Combi
Coupé showing why tool was needed.
Alignment gig tool fitted to brand new sill member.
Bracing welded in to assist with rear chassis reconstruction.
Borgward Coupé OKY999 on axle stands for the first time in 12 years.
Radius arm and chassis leg.
Remains of rear chassis leg.
Rear Subframe removed for restoration.
Front subframe removed for repair and respray.
The Alignment tool is now finished and had been setup using 2 cars.
Tool ready for fitment to OKY
the start of the long alignment process for the rear chassis.
To be continued..