Archive for March, 2014

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Skin f-up.

March 24th, 2014

Well, that all went wrong in a big way. It turns out when we put the sink back on the car to finish wrapping the top egse nothing lined up anymore. Somehow the rear fold was now too far forward meaning the skin couldn’t be pulled onto the frame. We think the reason was that […]

Skin wrapping.

March 21st, 2014

Today was skin wrapping day. Turns out to be a bit of a mission, mainly since the skin wasn’t quite a 100% fit to the tubes. So you’re trying to wrap one things around something else but there is a bit too much material there so things kind of go wrong. We started by working […]

Firewall repainted.

March 19th, 2014

The firewall was wire brushed back and sanded today then I repainted it. ┬áNo paint runs this time. But the firewall does look now like a second hand one which has been repainted several times (which it has). It should be fine but if you look carefully you can see the wire brushing marks and […]

Week three of ‘retirement’.

March 18th, 2014

Right, week three of my retirement. I just like to call it that as it makes everyone else jealous. My friend Dave says it’s a funny way to spell ‘BUM’. Anyway, making progress on the car (and many other things too) which is the whole point of the break. Last week I moved the car […]

Glove box.

March 11th, 2014

Back to the glove box today. Luckily Joss had some 0.8mm steel so I grabbed that today and made a new box, the correct height this time. I then made a nice end piece for the back of it. I then made another nice end piece this time with the folds the right way up! […]

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