September 16, 2002
time we are gluing the floor and the inner panels to the frame,
we keep fitting the nose so we can keep index.
At the same time
we are preparing the roof section to be glued in.
Starting to look
like a car.
the panels and the external body, we will reduce the weight
by at least 75 pounds.
the floor board around the front jack spurs.
The factory didn't
use all of the clamps and sticks that we do, but our panels
fit a little better. Remember, we have months to build this
car and they had weeks.
Now, when this
panel is glued we will begin painting.
The matt straps
are almost finished. As you can see it is easier to paint
when the body is not on.
In between attaching
the inner panels, Jack is preparing the inner fenders, which
will be installed after the nose.
Same crash, different
picture, the shit we'll do to save these old prototypes.
Now, all of the
years of abuse have been removed.
put it in the fence to hold it steady, or did he just want
the picture of the Torno 962?
the finishing touches, it's now 2:00pm, by 3:00 we'll be painting
It is sanded now
and ready for paint.
the paint we use for the prototypes. The color is navy gray,
we let Jack hold the can because he was in the navy for 10
years and in a nuclear sub for most of that time, which must
mean he put 20 years for Uncle Sam.
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