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Peugeot 205 GTI Restoration


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Our 205 GTI is a bit tatty and crusty


This car was still in use when we purchased it and its a bit crusty, showing signs of age but thankfully not too far gone

stripped and ready for surgery


Preparing for this nut and bolt restoration means everything stripped, bagged & marked.

Fabrication for our 205 GTI


Its bare metal, cut out the rust and fit fabricated replacement or off the shelf new parts. Where we can we keep the original metal to retain its history

Paint....... Our 205 shell is looking better than the day it was born


A full respray, underneath, engine bay, inside and outside. Parts restoration and rebuild next