not race the current stuff until June and Stanley's 904 needs
to be delivered by May 1 so you will start seeing big updates.
the last update, the front end panels were fit but not adjusted.
parts are hand fitted and the surface is prepared for lamenation.
pieces on the right of the picture are original. All of the
other panels have been remade.
are being glued. Notice the can in the middle, it contains
lead shot which is used as a weight to keep the panels even
while they are being glued.
is a filler applied to the joint and then vinyl ester resin
is applied with 1.5 ounce mat which completes the joint as
in the original 904's. Fiberglass cloth was only used sparingly
in some of the 906 type 904 prototypes.
is applied after the filler and resin brushed in to complete
fender is now being glued to the inner structure, all of these
parts have been remade.
fender meets the repaired chassis.
fender is reconnected.
left front inner fender to be reinstalled.
trunk panel "plug" is prepared so that the mold
can be made from it.
is now finished and will make the new part next week. The
reason we are making the tail parts new is so that we can
make these parts lighter. The existing tail weighed 100lbs.
the new tail will weigh approxiamately 30lbs. Weight is speed
at Le Mans and this car needed a diet. Vive la France (the
Le Mans classic in September)
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