November 11, 2004
on the left is the front trunk brace. The hood hinges rest
in the grooves on this part. Andy is recessing the new hinge
hardware. 99% of all 904's have problems with these hinge
bolts separating from the body.
holding the special threaded receiver and the special made
hinge bolt. We epoxy these parts to the body, which gives
them a lot longer life.
the hood is a very tedious job. All the measurements to fit
a 904 hood are very critical for proper alignment and fit.
has it's original hood (we rescued all the crash damage),
but it still needs strengthening in the hinge base area. More
often than not, the 5mm inserts pull out of the structure.
We always strengthen these areas so longer life can be obtained.
putting the finishing touches on the brake ducts. Here are
the original 5mm steel inserts. You can purchase all the metric
inserts for 904's.
now grinding the proper angle on the hinge base.
Ready for paint.
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