December 16, 2002
is still coming apart. Sorry if the pictures are a little
blurry, we were having trouble with our camera.
always taking detailed pictures because we are going to need
them sooner or later.
cleaning the car is the best way to remove any grease, oil,
or paint that never adhered.
see the front half of the floor has been covered with a piece
of aluminum. The car probably went off course a few times
and scraped up the bottom, so someone had the bright idea
to cover it.
am holding the panel that was riveted to the floor. It's always
scary before you remove something like this, thinking there
are big holes underneath. Luckily the floor is in great shape.
of dirt between the panel and the floor.
this artistic shot.
easier to steam the old paint and grime away rather than sandblasting
or grinding it.
when I said all 904's came gelcoat silver. When the cars were
painted at the factory, the paint only got where it could
reach. Thus, the red over spray mark on the side pod.
time I'm finished steam cleaning (because I'm actually blasting
the paint off too) I'll have about 8 hours worth of cleaning.
in the first pictures of this project, I explained the layers
of paint and showed two pictures. While steam cleaning, I
discovered that the layers of paint that looked like primer,
were actually a layer of silver paint, then primer gray before
white. The arrow is pointing to the shiny silver paint surface.
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