Automobile Restoration

  • ClassicIrish

    Posts: 25

    Aug 18, 2017 10:48 PM GMT
    Any guys interested in Auto Restoration and Classics in general
  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Aug 19, 2017 5:47 AM GMT
    Bring time and money.


  • Aug 19, 2017 6:22 PM GMT
    Shoebox guy here. Big fan of Art Morrison's services.
  • ClassicIrish

    Posts: 25

    Aug 19, 2017 8:52 PM GMT
    Does the make Panhard mean anything to any enthusiasts

  • Aug 19, 2017 8:54 PM GMT
    ClassicIrish saidDoes the make Panhard mean anything to any enthusiasts


    I'm vaguely familiar with the marque but more familiar with the suspension component.
  • ClassicIrish

    Posts: 25

    Aug 19, 2017 9:01 PM GMT
    A number of Panhard PL17 convertibles that were built in the early 60's were sold in the USA and I understand that Number 1 went there from France.
  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Aug 31, 2017 3:28 AM GMT
    Wow- never saw one before....

    Panhard_PL17_Cabriolet_(15898409534).jpg

    panhard-pl-17-cabriolet-09.jpg

  • ClassicIrish

    Posts: 25

    Sep 02, 2017 12:27 AM GMT
    Strange that you haven't come across one already as there are a few in Germany. I own one similar to the white one as that is the earlier model and really the only changes on the later one, were to the rear light units and front side lamps.
  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Sep 03, 2017 5:54 PM GMT
    ClassicIrish saidStrange that you haven't come across one already as there are a few in Germany. I own one similar to the white one as that is the earlier model and really the only changes on the later one, were to the rear light units and front side lamps.


    Not that aware of what's on the road sometimes. But will watch for them now.
  • ClassicIrish

    Posts: 25

    Sep 03, 2017 11:24 PM GMT
    [quote][cite]Muskelprotz said[/cite]
    ClassicIrish saidStrange that you haven't come across one already as there are a few in Germany. I own one similar to the white one as that is the earlier model and really the only changes on the later one, were to the rear light units and front side lamps.


    Not that aware of what's on the road sometimes. But will watch for them now.
    A number of German registered Panhards attended the 125th Anniversary of Panhard & Levassor in Compiegne, France in 2016
  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Sep 03, 2017 11:53 PM GMT
    ClassicIrish said
    Any guys interested in Auto Restoration and Classics in general

    Sorta. Don't have the money to indulge that interest.

    But did have a friend of my former best friend, over 40 years ago. He collected old cars, specializing in Chryslers. He'd let me drive them. With strange features like automatic clutches from 1950. Not really automatic, I can't explain it here. And conviences like an altimeter in the roof headliner. icon_exclaim.gif

    But he covered some of his expenses by renting out his cars to movie companies in the New York City area, near where we lived. I love to watch "The Way We Were" with Barbra Streisand & Robert Redford. Some of the cars in the 1950s scenes were provided by this guy. And I think: "I know that car. And I drove that one!"

    A very little thrill, to be sure. But an old car collector can make some money this way, if he's near a place where movies are often shot. I'm quite sure you can find some links to places that want old cars for movie scenes. Producers and "location" specialists are always looking for period cars. Can make your hobby/passion pay for itself.