December 2, 2002
the lower right side of the nose. These are the original colors
shot of the other fender before primer.
leave these colors because someday a million years from now,
these colors will help prove how the car lived its life. Hopefully,
these pictures will follow the car forever.
of the nose is now in white primer.
shot of the fender arch.
are preparing the top for bodywork and paint. Note: the green
paint is on top of bondo. We think the car was crashed when
the factory raced it. The car was then sold to a customer
or loaned to another team.
of the green on the bondo. This dates the accidents versus
the paint jobs, identifying the history.
interesting: it's red in an area that's hard to sand. Before
the car was stripped during the first big crash, there were
areas where there was red paint, including what appeared to
be a white stripe down the middle. We now know which cars
had white stripes. We'll fill in the details for the fans
line is where the bottom of the nose was replaced. Again,
this repair could have only been done at Porsche.
starts a sequence of shots taken on the right side, looking
at the oil cooler. The amber color is resign and fiberglass
covering a hole for a hose for the drivers comfort.
ground more of the resign away from the hole. Note: the green
paint, it's applied over the repair. This dates the first
green paint job after major work (repair).
job before primer is to tune in the area where the headlight
cover gets screwed into the body. The arrow shows the many
holes that have been repaired.
it strength I put a layer of matt and cloth.
it and get it ready for paint. I did this to both sides.
ready for primer.
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