Kremer 935 K3 - Crawford
June 1, 2007
I am showing
you all these pictures of the repair work on 011 because if
a 935 was ever raced, it got beat to shit like this. These
cars have been restored mechanically, but the old tub never
gets the real treatment.
bracket that holds anything has to be repaired or replaced.
pictures show you how many brackets there are.
porta-power? That's moving the front pick-up point about 3/16".
The suspension can be adjusted right through the bent chassis,
so most of the time, no one really knew how bent the car was,
because you can adjust the ride height through the 4 corners
of the car. Now, sometimes the corner weights might be a little
difficult to get adjusted properly, but most of the guys who
drove them wouldn't know the difference anyway.
patching cracks, still repairing metal.
talking weeks and weeks of work...or should I say months and
months...O.K. O.K....years of work!
cover up this hole, which was a stress riser for this nice
sized crack, a piece of aluminum was pop riveted over it.
our Wyotech mechanic who we called Devo....trust me, it was
fitting. He could have been the lead singer, but not because
of his voice. He had the look and the glasses.
has been our best friend in this project.
This is the area
just above the axle. When you lower the car and hit a good
bump, this area gets walloped by the axle. Both sides had
to be re-adjusted and new metal was installed for strength.
The picture on
the left is an area that retains a dzus button spring. When
the car gets hit, or even bumped, it always takes out this
to cut the metal out, re-weld in a new piece, and drill the
new hole for the dzus button. This will happen again if the
car is raced a lot, but the owner can deal with that when
the time comes.
to metal finish all these welds. With a little bit of filler
and primer, these areas will look as good as new.
This is the other
The clock keeps
an air jack mount has been replaced. On the right, another
garbage hole where the roll bar brace was mounted.
area is the replacement of the metal where the roll bar down
tube mounts to the chassis. This area would be the apron where
the speaker tray would be under the rear window. You can see
what it looked like from the other side, which hasn't been
Now the driver's
side has been replaced. I wanted the shot on the right with
Devo cutting some metal because he's wearing the Rennsport
II shirt from Daytona. This might be the last picture we have
of Devo because he went back north.
So, this is one
of the John Fitzpatrick, jDavid paint schemes. The car will
be similar in livery when we're done.
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