(10/18/00) - The
right rear corner of the 917. The final fitting of the
newly painted bodywork has taken place, including bonding
the rest of the underside to the chassis. The suspension
is now being fitted.
steering rack has been installed, along with the steering
wheel. The rest of the front suspension is currently
being put into place. The doors will have the final
fitting in the next day or so.
doors and engine cover are prepared for final paint.
The doors were lightened extensively; there was about
an inch of bondo from the many repairs during the car's
original racing days that has all been removed. A layer
of new fiberglass was laid over all the thinned spots
in repaired areas.
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