1948 Stylemaster photos from 02-21-2011

Disassembly of the car revealed much more damage, rust, and work that needed to be done than initially believed.  The photos below show what the car looked like as body panels and major components, such as the engine and interior, were removed.
 
 The dashboard prior to restoration. Electrial wiring and fuses on the firewall. 
 The dashboard prior to restoration.
 
Electrial wiring and fuses on the firewall. 
 Engine compartment. Severe rust was discovered during teardown. 
 Engine compartment.
 
 Severe rust was discovered during teardown.
 Inside the engine compartment. The engine prior to removal. 
 Inside the engine compartment.
 
The engine prior to removal. 
 Suspension after wheel removal. The firewall and front seat during teardown. 
 Suspension after wheel removal.
 
 The firewall and front seat during teardown.
 Front cabin during disassembly. The front seat has been removed. 
 Front cabin during disassembly.
 
 The front seat has been removed.
 The rear seat prior to removal.  More rust was discovered during disassembly.
 The rear seat prior to removal.
 
 More rust was discovered during disassembly.
 Rust on the grille after its removal. Rear view during disassembly. 
Rust on the grille after its removal.
 
 Rear view during disassembly.
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