|INVESTMENT VEHICLE RESTORATIONS
|4 Door Hardtop becomes 2 Door Convertible
|61 Olds Starfire gets re-restored!
This Oldsmobile Convertible was purchased in 2008 from the USA as a completely restored car
needing only to have trim installed, engine and transmission installed and some electrical.
As the new owner was re-assembling the vehicle he noticed some issues and decided instead of
continuing to assemble, he would dis-assemble to see how bad the issues were.
The car turned out to be a complete disaster. The clear coat blew off of the base coat easily.
This 4 door hardtop was purchased as a parts car to be cut apart and pieces used to properly
restore the convertible. After much consideration and because every part of the 4 door hardtop
was so much better than any part of the 2 door convertible, the decision was made to use the 4
door structure and graft the convertible parts on to it. Thus turning the 4 door hardtop into a 2
For additional pictures of how poorly the original restoration of the
convertible had been done and more pictures of the conversion process
|Ninth Annual Canada Day Show N Shine
at Granum, Alberta
July 1, 2013
Car Show and BBQ