Citroen DS crash repair, pt 5

The DS is now repaired and is in the process of preparation for paint. Not only did work need to be done to fix the damage from the crash, but previous repairs had to be put right too. The paint that was previously on the car was not well prepared. The car was not rusty, […]

Citroen DS crash repair, pt 4

The DS is almost ready for paint. Most of the work has been on the doors and rear wings. Both rear wings are pretty much ready and the doors are not far behind.

There are a few areas of the car that are still having minor repairs done, such as this corner of […]

Citroen DS crash repair, pt 3

The doors have now been removed from the DS to prepare them for paint. The DS makes this easier than most other cars as the panels are all unstressed and fairly easy to remove. It also makes a colour change easier as the underlying chassis is black and its only the removable panels that have […]

Citroen DS crash repair, pt 2

The repairs to the DS continue to progress well. The crash damage is now repaired and the new parts I was able to get for the car have all been fitted and seem to fit well. They will now be removed for painting.

The restored bumpers and NOS bonnet look great! It looks like […]

Citroen DS crash repair, pt 1

Back in September last year, I unfortunately crashed my DS. Since then, I was able to track down a NOS bonnet, some good used bumpers and other parts and strip the rear of the car. The cars paint was faded so instead of having the repairers match faded paint, I will pay extra to repaint […]