October 15, 2004
now receive the attention that 090 got before the hurricanes.
The problem with 068 is that the car never had a cockpit after
the crash so fitting the doors and door latches is a daylight
nightmare. To line the door up to the front fender and have
it line up at the roof, the bottom and the rear apron, is
a hair raising experience.
take a week and it has! All three of us want to kill each
other because each guys duty makes it easy or difficult for
the next guy. Today, Friday the 13th (ok I know it's the 15th),
I think we got one door ready for the final fit.
Andy keeps adjusting, I have re-glassed and strengthened external
areas on the tail (duck tail and engine grill opening). The
inside of the tail has been pretty much finished, but because
of the crash there were still some weak areas, externally.
has the door opening and closing now, with the latches installed.
even used factory original doors and it's still a difficult
task. It will take me two or three days to complete the bodywork
on one side of the car. Next week, we'll pull the rest of
our hair out doing the other side.
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