Archive for Bodywork

Vinyl Angst

Lots of adjusting

Lots of adjusting

Flushed with the success of getting the scuttle covered in vinyl, I tackled the driver’s side panel a few weekends later. I knew it was going to be a two man job, so got my brother over to help out. Read more


Starting to vinyl the scuttle

Starting to vinyl the scuttle

My next task was to start covering the aluminium panels with vinyl. Read more

Long time, no update

Well, it has been a very long time since my last post, and for most of that it is because I have made very little progress! However since meeting up with fellow builder Dave Farish I have a renewed enthusiasm.

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First Mistake

Cardboard template in place

I had my first few proper hours on the build today, and made my first mistake. My first move was to put some pipe lagging on the roll bar to both protect it from scratches, and my head from bruises. I also put some masking tape on the tunnel chassis rails to protect these as well. Read more

Bodywork moved

I had a lot of other things going on today, and so was not able to make a start straight away, but I did manage to shift all the bodywork off site so that there is more room to work in the garage. I hope to make a proper start in a few days time, as we are off visiting family for most of the weekend. I might get a chance to tidy the garage up though, put all the bits on shelves, the chassis on stands etc.