Restoration Archive

As it Happens Resto shots

This is the beauty of the internet and social networks, as you can share images so quickly across the web so we have been getting regular “as it happens” shots from Dubtricks for each stage of the restoration of Mollie. It’s really interesting and very exciting to see it all take shape. Here are some […]

The 23 Window Samba Rebuild Starts

Today we headed over to Dubtricks to catch up with Jez & Louise and to see how Mollie was getting on, now that the rebuild is well on its way. We’re all hoping that she will be ready for VW Festival at the weekend so we have everything crossed at the moment. Its really hard […]

The Paint Goes on Mollie

Here are the latest pics of Mollie as she starts to take shape with her new colours. First she is painted white and then gets taped up ready for the birch green on the bottom. And then here’s Mollie in all her glory and is now two tone Thanks to Louise at Dubtricks for the […]

Nearly all Prepped

After many, many, many hours of welding and fixing the many holes that Mollie had once the media blasting revealed all, she is now in the last stages of getting ready for the rebuild. It’s been a long slog but with the summer well on its way it won’t be long now until she’s back […]

Mollie : A bare shell

Now all the paint has been removed from Mollie we can start restoring the frame prior to being repainted. Thanks to Vapourblast in Huddersfield

Start of Mollie’s restoration

Before making Mollie the most perfect Samba she can be we’ve sent her away to be stripped ready to be blasted. Here she is stripped to the bones.

I’m getting the 23 window samba restored

Yep I haven’t owned Mollie very long but it was always the plan to get her fully restored, first part was to pick who was going to do the work #( that was easy ) with Dubtricks around the corner and the work that Jez has done on Bob the campervan  it made sense to […]