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1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600 ST

1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST Part 3: Getting A Donor Car

Previously, in Part 2 of our Power Wheels Magazine Project Car series, we found a donor Celeste that we thought may have been a bit too nice to disassemble and harvest parts for the 1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST (BAF-734) owned by Roberto “Bob” Alingog, that we’re helping restore with Bob’s thoughtful son, Aldous Rex Alingog. Aldous wants to restore the ’76 ...

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1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST Part 2: Car Restorer’s Dilemma

In Part 1 of this Power Wheels Magazine Project Car series, we were approached by Aldous Rex Alingog who asked for our help to restore his father’s beloved 1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST after he saw our own restored yellow 1977 Celeste Project Car in the 2018 Manila International Auto Show (MIAS). Aldous hoped that restoring their Bone Red Celeste would be ...

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1976 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST Part 1: Too Far Gone?

During the 2018 Manila International Motor Show (MIAS), we displayed our 1977 Mitsubishi Celeste 1600ST Power Wheels project car at the JSK Custom Paint and Auto Works display pavilion. It took us 4 years and a lot of blood, sweat and tears to turn our tired-looking and rust-infected blue Celeste into this yellow show car, which was not entirely finished ...

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