April 7, 2003
of hard racing use and a few good crashes, there are cracks
everywhere that need to be repaired.
point to sheet metal screws because the last time the car
was raced it crashed. The mechanic just screwed the fender
to the lower nose piece.
don't know what this hole was, but we filled it up. The other
hole is for the horn.
scoop is actually PVC plastic. It succumbed to a crash and
had a fiberglass matt dressing poured on it....some fix!
that appear to be wet, were ground to bare glass and repaired
the front left fender that was screwed on. We'll glue the
fender back on after it's repaired and the car is turned back
ugly, but we do know what the original shape is.
going on. You can see the front has been completely ground
to bare fiberglass.
leading edge also needed repair. Note: the stick, this holds
the nose up in place while the repairs are going on.
is a great material, but boy does it break when it's hit.
is actually paint from the inside, then covered with matt.
I ground it down right to the paint from the outside, thus
getting rid of all the fatigued glass. It's been covered with
two layers of 1 1/2 oz matt.
repairs are done and sanded to a nice finish.
step will be filling in the imperfections.
where bondo becomes my buddy!
brake ducts will be remade after the bottom is painted with
are the two index bolts which also hold the back of the underbody
to the chassis. These were in need of major repair.
Ready for duratech.
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