Automotive | Aaron K. Alsop, PMP

By: Aaron Alsop  09-12-2011

Mar 21, 2011

Hi all, Well I started this blog much later on down the road of this restoration so I haven’t been doing well keeping up with a log of the restoration, but what the heck, why not start now! First a little bit about the car. I was located locally in BC and was a numbers matching car, custom ordered new local, and I even tracked down the original owner..

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