Damaged by corrosion areas were cleaned in the sandblast camera.
Recess at the left side of the luggage compartment was rusted through.
Side panel of the right side had several dents and holes to repair.
Rearmost part of the front wing on right side was completely destroyed by rust.
Left side front wing was in acceptable condition.
Doorsteps were still in acceptable condition.
For defects detection heater unit was disassembled.
Successful pressure test was carried out on heater unit radiators.
Removed braking booster was completely disassembled for defects detection.
Main braking cylinder was disassembled for defects detection.
Rubber components of the braking cylinder and booster were damaged.
Brake callipers were disassembled for defects detection.
Steering gear was disassembled for defects detection.
Unrepairable damaged components were added to the required parts list.
Front axle was disassembled for defects detection.
All control instruments and gauges were dismantled for defects detection.
All chromed decorations had defects caused by corrosion so need for re-plating was obvious.
Door window mechanisms were disassembled for defects detection.
Damaged components were send to galvanizing workshop for treatment.
Prepared for further activities parts were sorted according to following treatment – galvanizing or painting.
Control elements were disassembled for further treatment.
Electrical appliances were disassembled for defects detection.