October 27, 2003
time we painted 027, we used vinyl for the stripes.
This time around, we are painting the stripes on as they were
a very long and tedious process.
hardener and accelerator in the paint,
it is still going to take 2 full days to get these parts masked
you paint one stripe, then it dries, then you re tape that
and un tape the second stripe, and so on.
use a roll of paper, 4 rolls of fine line, and 3 or 4 rolls
of masking tape.
actually never painted pink in my life. Now I have a life.
is original, hand painted.
To keep the same style, we made a paper template of the letters.
from the turbos always cooks the back of the deck lid. You
can see where I have sanded it and the pink bondo has showed
its ugly face. To make the face pretty, I use blue bondo.
This will last a few races and then it will be lumpy and bumpy
block sanding because when it leaves here, it will be cherry.
detailing the inside of the doors for satin black.
The side pod has been re glassed on the inside and now I have
to prepare the outsides for paint.
installing the new dash carpet and Andy is lending a hand.
Andy is installing the rear tail light lenses.
my high school buddy visiting from CA, has been helping everybody
today. With his help,
we will not have to do any all nighters. The car will be ready
by Wednesday for delivery.
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