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I bought a one owner from new 1965 Austin last year. It has been garaged from new and has never been resprayed. There is filller in the rear wheel arches and front panel which is now starting to lift but otherwise the car looks beautiful and has a lovely patina. Can you suggest how I can best preserve the car but not destroy its delightful originality please.

Asked on 5 April 2013 by Claireysmurf

Answered by Keith Adams
Good question. I'd recommend a localised repair on the offending areas with a classic-friendly body shop. Don't get your paint via the code, though - get it supplied by someone who does laser paint matching.
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