firewall replacement part 1

Got the firewall out last night.  Wow what a lot of work.  Lots and Lots of spotwelds to drill out as well as tons of seam sealer. Note:  plasma cutter + wads of old 1977 seam sealer == fire here is a shot of the hole where the new one will go in Here is … Read more

stay on target…

Almost done up front, got the new master cylinder mount welded in.  I ended up cutting the main hole with the plasma cutter a bit small and grinding it out to fit.  I found a socket in my 3/4 set that matched the master cylinder diameter perfectly so I didn’t have to keep jamming the … Read more

frame head face done

got all the metal on the frame head face. I “might” do a bit more grinding on it but maybe not. The sockets are in decent shape so I might just drill it out from the backside and paint it. I’m honestly getting pretty ready to put the car back together but am resisting the … Read more

frame head face

some of the skinning of the frame head. The whole front will be skinned when done the middle sections are still waiting for skinning. Going to put a sleeve in the bottom mount hole since the threads are just gone… thumbnail of the before here : I also got in the front firewall in the … Read more

first frame head patch is in

Flipped the pan up on it’s side last night and welded in the first patch underneath the frame head so there is a base to work from and down to on the topside of the hat section. before: After: Some more pictures of the pan in its current state. Kind of neat having it flipped … Read more