March 4, 2003
the first side is laid up, the aluminum flange is removed.
The fiberglass edge is taped off so the second side doesn't
stick to it. Then I re-spray with PVA and lay up.
Again, this is
one layer of 1 1/2 oz matt and one layer of 4 oz cloth.
the parts have cured, I pop them off on each side.
Here is a close
up, before trimming. You can see the green PVA which will
wash off with water.
The parts are trimmed.
The pinholes have been filled with filler (easier to do now
while they are in two separate pieces). Next the edges are
The tape keeps
the epoxy cabosil from getting all over the inside when the
two parts are squeezed together.
They are on the
grass in the sun (92 degree winter weather), for final curing.
was only one mold for the driver comfort duct, so this is
the second part being made.
ready for installation tomorrow morning. Couldn't put them
in today because Andy and Jack are still fitting the fuel
tanks to the undertray and were getting in each others way.
Tomorrow I'll install them early in the morning and 151 will
go into the booth for paint.
Although the undertray
was close to being fit friday, when we put the suspension
through the holes they needed more adjustment. Jack and Andy
were doing this yesterday and today.
Now it fits really
Mark is welding
the baffle in the left fuel tank.
This is a crossover
pipe which has to be installed before the tank is finished.
Andy and Jack are
now fitting the undertray to the tank.
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