December 20, 2007
the brake line bracket, which holds both copper coated steel
brake lines from the reservoirs to the master cylinders.
is using his cute little forming tool and a wooden hammer
to shape the little guys.
enough for all three 904's.
bend here, a little tap there, and ready for the plater. We
found these brackets painted, plated, and rusted, so we do
one of the above every time we do a 904.
on the right is the receiver for the gas tank strap. These
always seem to disappear, so we're going to get Bret to make
a 6 pack of them.
of having 904's at the shop at once, is that between all of
them, we at least have one complete 904.
has something the others don't.
now dropping the part into the 8mm radius die. This will make
the hook part of the bracket. Here is the windshield wiper
idle rod for 068.
pictures show it repainted. The part was brand new from my
stash of "oh so very important" parts.
making more of the brake lines. Here, we use an original one
for the pattern. We don't have a means of applying the copper
coating on the old lines, so we just get new line.
cutting, a little bending...Bingo!
two doors for 068 and two for 090...now final painted on the
inside. Next week, I will paint the final silver. The parts
in picture on the right are not firecrackers, they are fuel
pumps, which we can buy new these days. We have to change
the fittings to metric, and put new stickers on that say "Bendix"
(the Facet Company bought Bendix, so they are identical to
the original Bendix pumps).
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