February 16, 2004
down one more time to finish the bodywork around the brake
ducts and the edge for the aluminum fender panels.
window is indexed and ready for gluing. The clamps on the
right show where we are gluing the oil cooler enclosure to
with the oil cooler ducting. Cleco clamps are holding the
deck lid hinges in place while the aluminum tube support is
being glued to the inside of the deck lid.
a picture of the hinge pocket on the driver's door. The hinge
bracket is installed. The picture on the right is the tube
support waiting to be cabosiled in the side pod area of the
is now glued in and will be wrapped with glass when the tail
is removed. The marks on the deck lid are 1/8 and 3/16. This
represents material that has to be added to make the gap right.
is not giving you the bird, he's just holding the headlight
ring in place for a picture. To assure a perfect fit, a thin
coat of filler is usually added to one panel or another.
I am putting on the final mat strap which connects the door
frame to the door skin.
lot easier to drill these holes before the windshield is installed.
This was not in my contract, but because Carl has been selling
me parts for 30 years (for all of our prototype restorations),
how could I tell him I couldn't do it.
joined the group and is fitting the rear fenders and luggage
trays while I do the final fit on the doors. Martin is making
the aluminum front fender stays.
forget to keep checking Carl's website at www.pbase.com/917carl
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