My nephew had fun in the impala on his wedding day

My nephew Richard really enjoyed his ride to his wedding in the impala.

As it was a short journey we took some diversions so he could have fun cruising about.

Congratulations to both Richard and Lauren on their happy day and future together.

Impala with groom best man and gather of the bride

Impala with groom best man and gather of the bride

The correct way to park the impala

The correct way to park the impala

Did I really let him drive the impala?

Did I really let him drive the impala?

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Charity event today with a classic car show in Nuneaton town centre. 

All in aid of the Mary Anne Evans Hospic

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If you are out and about come over to us and say hello. (We are on a corner near Debanhams. )

Impala Pictures from Supernatural Convention

We attended the ‘Asylum 16’ Supernatural convention at Birmingham on the first weekend in May.

Our ‘baby’ was loved by the fans, the Management of the Hilton were very gracious and allowed us to park right outside the hotel entrance for a lot of the time. This allowed fans to take lots of photos. We asked them to send us their photos to publish on our website and this is what they sent us.

If you were at ‘Asylum 16’ and sent us a picture it should be in the gallery. If you have a picture you would like us to include please email it to us at mail@metallicar.co.uk .

Finished!

We have now finished the impala. It has had it MOT test, and is legal and on the road. There are obviously a couple of minor jobs that will needing attending to in due course but these are minor.

11 weeks from start to finish, and she has been restored to a far higher standard than I ever anticipated. Very happy.20150913_185829_resized

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Almost finished and looks stunning.

End is in Sight

1st September 2015
We got the body panels back from paint yesterday, so we have been able to make massive progress on fitting the wings (fenders) and other panels back. We have also got the front and back bumpers back on and front grille.

Just some bits and pieces to finish off and a bit of snagging to be complete.

 

 

 

All re-coloured and re-fitted.

Fast Progress

28th August 2015
Progress is quick, she is going back together far more easily than expected. We are just hoping we get the remaining paint panels back soon or we will run out of things to do.

Interior at the end of today, lots of progress made.

Let the Re-Fit Begin

26th August 2015
The re-fit of all of the parts has begun now. Trim and interior parts are going back in apace. Progress is far quicker than I anticipated.

Those famous 'coke bottle' lines look gorgeous in gloss black.

Body Back From Paint!

24th August 2015

The main body is back from paint. The painter has done a lovely job. Although the bonnet (hood), wings (fenders), and boot lid (trunk) are to follow. Now we can begin building it back up.

 

Loaded on the recovery truck and on her way to the paint shop.

Off to Paint

21st August 2015

Today is the day when the impala went off to paint. Can’t wait till she is back with us and we can continue putting her together.

Progress should hopefully quick once she is painted.