September 22, 2002
The fender edge
has been remade and it's being tuned in.
The tape on the
left of the picture is the release agent between the floorboard
and the lower left section of the nose, this will be the flange
that will connect the floor to the nose.
Here is a better
picture, the resin does not stick to the tape (old trick).
The edge needs
to match the bottom of the floor so the wood holds tension
to make both surfaces even.
The new edge has
The new edge is
now trimmed and the holes in the front and the back are for
Both edges are
The headlight bucket
will be installed after we skin the inside of the nose with
the German glass.
Making the mold,
we will use five layers of 3/4 and 1-1/2 matt.
Now the ugly work
starts on the brake ducts and the center part of the nose.
Many crashes have
left this section of the body in dire need of repair and rebuilding.
The bottom of the
car revealed this color lineup from years back. Sometimes
this is the only way to figure out how the car was used through
the years, especially when you're having trouble getting information.
Doesn't look like
much in the picture, but there are a dozen crashes and about
1 inch of fiberglass, cardboard, track rocks, tire rubber,
and bondo between this layer and the front of the car. The
picture is correct, but the nose is upside down.
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