Frequently Asked Questions

I’d like to purchase a completed Aussie muscle car, can you help?
YES, send us an enquiry and we can help pair you with the muscle car of your dreams. Please note that we only specialise in numbers matching vehicles, we do not do pro- street or modified customs.


I already have an Aussie muscle car, can you restore it for me?

Unfortunately no.



Why to Aussie muscle cars make great investments?

  • Rarity

  • Collectability

  • Numbers Matching

  • Aussie racing heritage/history

  • Limited production numbers

  • Few examples left in existence

  • Stand out from the crowd



Why purchase an Aussie muscle car built/restored by Munster Muscle Cars

  • Numbers matching – all original

  • Qualified & licensed repairer

  • Over 20 years’ experience building muscle cars

  • Well documented restorations

  • Attention to detail



How long is the restoration process?

Normally 2-6 months depending on level of finish.


Whats involved in a nut and bolt/rotisserie restoration?


CAR BODY

  • Car disassembled and stripped back to bare metal

  • Body is blasted to prepare rust repairs and body work

  • Rust is cut out and new sections welded

  • Body is coated with primer and sanded repeatedly prior to paint

  • Final coat and paint inside, outside and under the car

  • All new suspension fitted including everything from rubbers, ball joints, tie rod ends, bushes, springs and shocks

  • Steering column bearings replaced and new steering coupling fitted

  • Full brakes overhaul including new wheel bearings, rotors, pads, hoses, wheel cylinders, brake booster and master cylinder

  • All electrical wiring repaired, tested and re-run as per factory

  • All windows polished and window winders rebuilt

  • All new door, bonnet, boot and all other body rubbers replaced

  • New chromed bumpers fitted front and back

  • New front grill fitted

  • All new lights front and back installed

  • Original wheels sandblasted, repainted and new tyres fitted including wheel nuts, center caps and wheel trims

  • New external door handles fitted and new mirrors

  • Refurbished or NOS badges fitted to guards etc


INTERIOR

  • Front and rear seats re-trimmed

  • New door cards

  • New carpet and underlay

  • New roof lining

  • New dash crash pad

  • Steering wheel reconditioned

  • New door winders and door openers installed

  • New interior lights and door switches

  • New rear parcel shelf and front kick panels

  • Recondition original seat belts

  • Recondition dash gauges and heater controls

  • New glovebox liner and hinges

  • New handbrake cover

  • New centre console

  • Rear window steel venetian fitted

  • Original radio rebuilt

  • New foot pedal rubbers fitted

  • Re-chrome door scuff plates

  • New boot vinyl mate or carpet including rebuilding wheel jack and brace


DRIVELINE

  • Engine fully rebuilt to highest original specification including new big/main bearings, new cam shaft, crank regrind, new flat top pistons/rings, new timing gears, new high volume oil pump, new chromoly push rods, new lifters, new rocker arms, new valves, new water pump, new harmonic balancer etc etc

  • New radiator/hoses, clamps, heater core and valves/switches

  • Gearbox rebuilt including bearings, seals, shafts and gears

  • Tail shaft balanced and new universal joints fitted

  • Differential overhauled with new bearings, seals and LSD carrier clutches

  • New fitted exhaust as per factory


 

What’s your biggest tip to anyone restoring a car?

Make sure that you have all the components required for the resto and it’s 100% complete. Trying to find original and rare parts can make the build frustrating and soon become a chore rather than labour of love.