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Seamwelding the front end.
Well there's no going back now, the front end of the car is now seamwelded. This is to strengthen the bodyshell and reduce flexing. Eventually the whole car will be done.
The holes in the bulkhead left by the RHD conversion have just been tacked over. This is partially in case a return to LHD might be desired in the future, partially insurance in case the RHD bits don't all fit together!
The front offside wheelarch is crumbling but hey, the first Speke built car I owned in 1980 was like this before it was 3 years old! The windscreen scuttle lip is amazingly intact however it was a bit "lace-like" over one side, here it is repaired.
The roll cage from Safety Devices has arrived exactly the date they quoted me before Christmas. It's not been unwrapped yet. I have also found a man on the net who seems to be able to supply most of the original 70's sponsorship stickers that I will need, unfortunately I seem to have lost him again.
Latest update.... 22nd Jan 2004
Plan B.... Having been outbid on E-Bay for a TR7/8 Spit the car has now been transferred to a tilting jiggy thing to allow better access to the underside.