May 19, 2004
the wheel wells, there were a few more repairs and glass jobs
we had to do. One of the repairs was this burnt brake cooling
duct. When the car was crashed once, it hurt the front left
suspension. This was fixed at a race track or in a shop in
a hurry. In doing this, they burnt the back side of this duct,
kind of repaired it and pop-riveted it back on.
saw the duct off, we could see the metal union that held the
two parts together. In the picture on the right, you can see
where the fire had burnt a hole in the duct and the Mickey
Mouse repair job.
the pvc to repair these ducts, so we did. These ducts were
originally held in with one layer of mat at the body seam,
but they constantly broke. These ducts had been re-skinned
with mat to keep the strength in them. We will normally re-skin
these ducts the same way if the car is being raced.
doing the detail work in the steering rack cavity so we can
prime this area when we prime the wheel wells.
fender is now repaired and prepared for primer.
doing the last chassis attachment to the body on both the
left and right side.
of the fender is now skinned, which matches the other side
that was done in a prior update.
sand, Kevin will paint.
sanding, Kevin is painting.
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