Archive for the ‘1957 Berkeley SE328’ Category

Berkeley Concours

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

The first show for this car was the 2009 Salisbury Concours d’Elegance in which it was featured along with other micro sized cars.

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Berkeley in the sun

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

The Berkeley is painted, polished, put together and ready to go to the Concours this weekend.

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Dynamic Test

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

After some more fiddling with the ignition the car was able to drive out of the shop.

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Filling it up

Monday, September 7th, 2009

With the engine and fuel tank dropped in the engine bay is really filling up again.

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Clean bay – clean engine

Monday, September 7th, 2009

The engine bay and engine are cleaned up and ready for assembly.

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Everything is blasted

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Everything gets sandblasted so that it can be painted or powder coated, even the engine.

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Good body

Friday, August 28th, 2009

The body work is almost done and paint will be going on soon.

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Shape is getting there

Friday, August 21st, 2009

You can really see the smooth body lines of the car starting to come out.

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Rough paint

Monday, August 10th, 2009

This body is going to need a lot of work.

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Berkeley and Cobra

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Before I take apart the Berkeley I thought I would take a few pictures of it next to the AC Cobra.

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Fresh wheels and new light covers.

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Headlight covers with new weather stripping are test fitted.

New 165/70R12 tires fitted onto sandblasted and painted wheels.

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1957 Berkeley SE328

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Here is the smallest project yet a very original Berkeley even wearing the original tires.

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Berkeley and Bugeye

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

The bugeye Sprite took over as the car of choice for many racers who were driving Berkeleys

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