February 2011

The old Sunbeam is now in very small pieces indeed and the good news is that despite looking like a complete heap and the interior being shot, structurally, the body is very sound and as any Sunbeam Alpine enthuisast will tell you, that is half the battle.

The front cross member complete with the suspension has already been soda blasted and you can see from the before and after pictures below, soda blasting does a very thorough job, removing 50 odd years of dirt and grime, revealing clean, corrosion free metal.

Before

and after...