FWIW, we had this same discussion on one of my antique motorcycle lists a
few years ago. The concensus term was "rebuilt" vs "restored".
On 4/15/08, Dave G. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How about "Preserved" ??
> On 15 Apr 2008 at 8:14, Peter C wrote:
> >> I also have a problem with calling the car "restored" as
> >> among other things, the wheels are wire, has disc brakes, 1275, etc.
> >> etc.. Do we need another word? It's handsome, and a good job, but
> >> restored in my mind, something like "returned to original
> >> specification" or something. Reconstructed, resurrected,
> >> reincarnated, whatever, but not restored.
> Dave G. KK7SS
> '65 MK III Sprite in Richland, WA
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