August 25, 2004
continues. All of these panels have to be fit within the nose,
before the nose and the parts can be laminated together.
are our best friend because they keep the panels in a fixed
want to get resin on the chassis tubes during the fitting
of the nose and inner panels, so we cover them with tape.
material is applied where the tail meets the nose on the underside.
This has to be done before the brake ducts can be installed.
is ready for laminating the mat straps except sanding or roughing
up the surface where the glass application will take place.
of all the panels.
the inside shot of the firewall at the pedal assembly.
of the ink marker is to map where we will grind the surface
for a better bond when the panels are all being glued together.
When this thing comes apart, it is hard to remember every
seam that is going to get a layer of mat!
write notes for cabosil only or a mat patch.
buckets are fit and ready to be installed.
cover is now fit. We will glue the inner structure, which
was made a month ago, to the cover as it is installed because
this keeps the cover in a perfect fit application. If the
structure is glued to the cover on the bench, it might have
the wrong curvature. This is why this process is done all
are the new tail hinges. We will mount the tail so we can
position where the firewall apron will be glued to the firewall.
shows all the panels in sync. The door opening is normally
off in measurement from side to side. This is a Porsche thing.
The tolerance between a body fit on a prototype could be as
much as 6mm, plus or minus. All you owners and restorers don't
need to feel bad if your measurements are off a little from
side to side because this is normal.
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