July 2004 – Priming, sanding, and bonnet again

Moving car shell off rack, bonnet again (17 – 23 July) The weekend of 17-18 July was mainly devoted to lowering the car shell from the wooden rack, cleaning the garage, and moving the bonnet outside. It was, I suppose, rather uneventful, except for the fact that it meant that the car was closer than Read more about July 2004 – Priming, sanding, and bonnet again[…]

January-March 2004 – Winter cleaning, undercoating, plating prep

Part 1: Winter cleaning, undercoating, plating prep It’s been a while since I updated the web site, but when cold weather comes in, as it did in abundance this winter, you just want to hunker down and get through it. So I occupied my restoration time with things that were easy to do in short Read more about January-March 2004 – Winter cleaning, undercoating, plating prep[…]

January 2004 – Body shell spray priming

Body shell spray priming Over the entire New Year’s holiday and, for that matter, for the entire Christmas holiday break the weather has been absolutely wonderful. We took advantage of exceptionally warm temperatures to open up the garage and spray the body shell with primer. The temperatures reached the mid-70s (Fahrenheit, 20+ Celsius), and so Read more about January 2004 – Body shell spray priming[…]