April 7, 2003
Jack are preparing the roll cage and the inside of the roof
The wiper apron
needs a little bodywork because it will be primed.
This area would
be difficult to paint after the roof is installed.
is welding up all four corners of the roll cage.
roll cage is installed with the roof on, it's impossible to
weld these areas.
of roll bars in Porsches are not welded on the very top.
So having the roof
off enabled us to finish the welds completely around the joints.
Another view of
the rear roll hoop.
The bolting lip
of the nose was extended and thicker material was used. When
the fenders are bolted up they won't distort.
The tape is the
form. It peels right off and then the part is trimmed before
Andy is fitting
the nose back to the car to drill the holes.
I'm finishing the
sanding so I can prime it this afternoon.
It's 5:20pm, the
apron is primed and the roof is painted satin black.
of the cockpit will be painted after the car is reinstalled
in the rotisserie.
Painting will become
easier even though the roof will be installed tomorrow.
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