September 10, 2003
work is tough enough to look original, now repair a car that
has been cut in two.
Lots of seams to make perfect (original looking).
done a wonderful job on the door jams. They are still light
and correct in size and shapes.
Meaning, when this
is all done, the doors still open and close.
gray is pigmented resin and it's where three panels are joined
and Jack are installing an original 904 windshield, so we
know the fit is perfect.
hate to find out after the car is painted, that the window
are actually three sections that Jack connected. If one of
them is 1/8 inch off,
everything else is also off. It is important that all these
actually borrowing a part from 068 for 119, which is the trunk
to cockpit firewall panel.
This part will be used for a mold for future projects.
The floor is finished
so we can't leak stuff on it, hence the paper.
Jack is chipping
away old cabosil from 068's original nose.
this nose was in great condition, the areas where we will
re-seam cracked parts,
has to be sanded and ground for lamination.
looking up under the windshield apron just left of the windshield
The white panel is the replacement for the part that is missing
from the crash.
This is looking
down at the same area and it will be bonded on the top.
Jack is connecting
the door ledge to the inside fender.
resin is drying, Jack continues to laminate panels together.
Here he is trimming what he has already laid up, fitting the
fender to the floor.
He is now applying
the matt texture to the left fender and joining the left door
ledge to the fender.
The car cannot
be turned upside down at this stage, so Jack works upside
The hole for the
wire loom will be cut in at a later date.
the finished mold (outside surface) for the 904s.
068 and 119 will use this mold for their dashboards.
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