1961 Porsche 356 (MW)
Restoration log by Dan Mooney


Specification (briefly) for this project is as follows:

Body restoration with "outlaw" modifications.


Update report - August 17, 2022

Update report - December 28, 2021

Carlos has the interior well underway and Victor has the front end operational.

pdate report - December 28, 2021
Engine installed, exhaust upgraded and 12 volt conversion complete.

pdate report - October 8, 2021
Body painted and ready for assembly.

pdate report - April 12, 2021

Update report - October 30, 2020
The new nose has now been welded in place and Gerardo has turned his attention to repairing a few areas of minor corrosion inside the cabin, and welding up a large number of holes we found in the roof, hidden beneath layers of bondo.

Inner quarter panels behind door openings both
have minor rust issues

Holes in the roof will be welded shut

With bondo ground away, old roof damage is
on full display

Update report - October 12, 2020

Lots of progress since our last update!

Update report - June 16, 2020

Lots of progress with the 356 body restoration in the Team CJ Coachworks.

Update report - May 29, 2020

Update report - May 21, 2020

The following sequence of photographs show rust damage to the main floors and Jake repairing rust and accident damage at the rear panel.

Update report - May 19, 2020

Opening report - May 13, 2020

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