1974 Audi 100 Coupe S
Our 1974 Audi 100 Coupe S has arrived back from Prostrip having been chemically dipped. The next stage is to prime the car to help protect the body from the elements before we look to assess and start work on the body restoration.
With the challenges we will inevitably face later in this project, due to the rarity of the car and it’s parts, we have now discovered an unexpected hole in the fuel tank. If a new/good second hand tank can not be sourced we will need to look at the options of stripping the existing tank […]
When you start out with a full restoration you have all good intentions to stick to the plan and stay within the schedule but inevitably incidents and issues arise that are not expected. Your plans therefore have to change. This is definitely the case with our 1974 Audi 100 Coupe. We started off the week […]
Our Audi 100 Coupe S is well on the way to be completely stripped. We’ve hit the ground running with this project and have managed to strip all major components from the car within a couple of days. We have uncovered a couple of areas of rot that will need attention during the welding process […]
Phase 1 of our 1974 Audi 100 Coupe S restoration is now complete. The engine has been removed; Before blasting the entire engine, cleaning and detailing, Pete has replaced the water pumps, gaskets, thermostat, fuel pump, distributor cap and rotor. He’s also changed the oil and filter.
The detailing of our 1974 Audi 100 Coupe engine has begun. The engine has been removed and is now up in the air for Pete to work his magic on it. As the engine was running sweat prior to it’s removal this is not a full rebuild requirement. Gaskets and seals will be replaced as […]
During a full restoration we strongly encourage for lots of photographers to be taken of the strip down and rebuild process. Not only does this help with the rebuild of the vehicle but is also a very simple and effective way of building on the service and maintenance history of the vehicle. Let’s face it, […]
Believed to be one of only 25 right hand drive vehicles remaining on the road in the UK and one of only 3000 ever produced, we’ve arrived back to Bridge Classic Cars HQ with our next product, this beautiful Audi 100 Coupe S. A full restoration later in the year is planned but for now […]
Coming in to the Bridge Classic Cars is this beautiful 1974 Audi 100. She’s been sitting around for a number of years but generally is in good health. We’ll be looking to sympathetically restore her ready for next year’s shows.