NOS C Pillar trims for the DS

Despite having no luck with the normal European suppliers, I was able to source much better C Pillar trims for the DS locally through the Aussie Frogs Forum. The DS C Pillar trims are a key part of the design, and fit in under the indicator trumpet. As my car is a DS21 Comfort, the trims with the ‘thick’ corrugations are correct. ID19s have different trims, as do Pallas cars. The trims are rather fragile and in fairly poor shape on many cars. My trims were wavy, discoloured and had some paint overspray. To replace them, I have one new […]

New old stock Bonnet for the DS

After my unfortunate DS crash I was able to locate a new old stock bonnet for my DS. The bonnet for the DS is aluminium which makes repairing the current bonnet rather difficult. I have heard that at least in 1955, this was the largest single aluminium panel on a car, but I don’t know if this true or not. I can attest to how light the bonnet is.

I doubt there are many of these left in the world, let alone in Sydney. I was even able to borrow a Berlingo with 500,000km on its original clutch to […]