May 12, 2004
of you who have built or rebuilt street or racing Porsches
know there is a difference between mounting a headlight or
tail light in a fiberglass fender versus a steel fender. I'll
take the steel fender any day of the week. To make the fit
of these lights look like original is a hair pulling experience.
Thank God Andy has a lot of hair. There are no brackets whatsoever
in the RATT front or rear fenders. They all have to be fabricated.
So, three days later, Martin and Andy have finished fabricating
the brackets to hold the tail lights and the rear reflectors
in their positions.
is holding a metal tab which will retain the bottom screw
for the headlight assembly. This will be bolted to the fiberglass
when finished. Don't try to make a fiberglass part for this
application. It will never work in a race.
is to protect the paint. The tab on the right is to hold the
top of the headlight housing.
It's not wise to use the fiberglass edge to hold the headlight
were one day of fitting. The tail lights and reflector are
at about three days.
see the brackets that hold the bumper. These brackets are
used because of the aluminum cross member. Remember, the cross
member is a 935 part and does not use street type parts.
the dash has been installed and Andy is installing the cut
off switch in the speaker opening.
This is how the factory installed it.
using the 911R type rear window. The louvers will exit cockpit
air. We are using the original black molding in the window
rubber to give it a more original look.
lots of action two days before the first test. Here, Harry
is installing the front windshield.
I'm kind of a breast man, so when I saw these two kinky looking
objects on the top of the car
(suction cups to install the windshield), I had to take a
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