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Top 10: ACA restoration projects

The next classic vehicle sale hosted by Anglia Car Auctions takes place on Saturday, August 22nd – and as usual there’s a wide range of makes and models on offer. Interestingly though, there’s also a good assortment of tempting-looking restoration projects entered in the sale.

Now could be the ideal time to pick up a project car for the coming winter months, or maybe grab a bargain that needs a little TLC. So take a look at our ten favourite projects that are about to go under the hammer. Then simply head to to find out more.

By Paul Guinness, Contributor

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1959 Volkswagen Type 2

This is an interesting example of the iconic and now hugely sought after split-screen Volkswagen Transporter. It started out in life as a panel van with barn doors both sides, and was built to US specification; a later American owner then converted it to a camper (complete with fridge and cooker). Its vendor describes this VW as an ‘easy restoration project’, and reckons that it’s structurally sound but has some corrosion to the front footwells. The auctioneers have cited an upper estimate of £13,500 – but will its new owner choose to retain this VW’s fantastic patina?

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