Jon C Thompson

Jon Thompson

Shop happenings.

Update 3000 Healey

In following two photographs please note the tub is controlled by being fixtured to the fixture bench. Also find the left side modifications of the floor pan and outrigger for the repositioning of a fully custom stainless steel exhaust. Also note the c...

Aluminum Boat Keel

Here are a few photographs of the hull repair and replacing the forward section of keel. The boat struck a submerged log at speed. The owner was able to obtain a extruded section of keel from a manufacturer's representative. It showed up completely str...

Turning Over And Re-Fixturing

Our Healey 3000 BJ8 body tub is nearing the refinish stage. In this photograph we are re-fixturing for the final underside welding we could not access when it was on the bench right side up. Also the installation of frame stiffeners will be installed.

Big Healey Lower Air Intake Grilles

Here are a couple pictures of the shop built custom grilles prior to plating.

Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 MK 3

Here is a dated photograph of the fit up in process.Road Fast Dennis Welch HeadNewman Cams CamshaftFuel InjectedHigh Capacity RadiatorElectric Assist Water PumpAir ConditioningElectric Assist Power SteeringRack and Pinion SLA Front SuspensionCoil Over ...

Left and Right Inner Fender Wells

Started with an 1/8" in place wire form for the right side, front.Paper pattern off of that wire form.Paper pattern transferred to .039" AKDQ steel sheet.Shaped three steel plugs using the paper patterns and the wire form.Butt welded the sections toget...

Stainless Trim Fabrication 1941 Chevrolet Conv.

Included here are several photos of a trim section we were asked to create for a nationally know Street Rod/Muscle Car shop in Mountain Home, Arkansas. I am headed down to Bob Villigers shop this morning for a fit check and back to my shop to finalize ...

MGA Twin Cam Rear Fender

Every panel repair or fabrication that we undertake the over arching goal is "filler free" and in this case this left rear fender has met the standard. Requiring only a high build spray on primer surfacer and blocking. This fender was previously "repai...

MGA Twin Cam Inner Frame Rails

Here are a few photos of the latest test piece (.070" AKDQ Steel) done with the double return configuration stretched in the P9 Pullmax. The stock is the actual material we will use to fabricate the inner frame rail sections. This marks the third test...