February 5, 2004
goes on. . .
Here, I'm making the lip that would retain an aluminum louvered
panel that was probably only ever used once. We still have
to make the body as it was original.
We flipped the car yesterday to enable quick,
easy layups with gravity on our side. This is the roof structure
being glued to the firewall. If this was done when the car
was right side up, it would take twice the time and twice
we flipped the car upside down was to get the dashboard glued
in. You could imagine doing this while the car is right side
up. Just a few ways to speed up the process.
straps are 1 1/2 oz matt which glue the nose to the dash pipe,
including the dashboard.
One layup connects all three parts.
we flipped the car right side up so that I can finish the
left side control arm cover.
she sweet! And no big drips. The pipe in the center of the
roof can be skinned with small patches or one continuous matt
patch. Carl plans on racing this car hard and a little more
strength in the roof means a little more safety!
the naca duct which feeds air (defrost) to the windscreen.
This was done by the Gulf team and this is how we're assembling
Carl's car. John Wyer had a lot of updates on all the Gulf
team cars. We are utilizing Gulf knowledge to make Carl's
car as good.
duct is on the left, the duct we're making is on the right.
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