February 24, 2014
Painstakingly refurbished and cleaned.
February 3, 2014
I won’t go into every detail of the entire saga but reproduced below are the salient points. First, the positive: I have learned a lot about outsourcing some of the restoration work. Also, the...
January 26, 2014
This week much of the carpet is back out of the car. The problem is the front part of the center console (above). It fills the gap between the gear lever/ashtray part of the main...
January 12, 2014
The centre console is finished and back in the car after an extensive renovation. The console was recovered because the old vinyl had scratches and a rip at the handbrake gaiter. The recovered version...
January 6, 2014
Two USB chargers concealed in the center console cubby
December 30, 2013
The carpet sections for the A-pillar/wheel arches are glued in which means I’m done beating flat carpet to fit curved metal and fiberglass.
December 27, 2013
The recovered dashboard is back in the car. Refitting is simpler as a two man job but here is how I did it on my own (after some trial and error):
December 26, 2013
The third potential source of fire after the arcing instrument rheostat and the melting fuse panel was the cigarette lighter. Do you remember the days not so long ago when cars came with cigarette...
When I work on my car I almost always replace fasteners whether they need it or not. That’s fine… I’m obsessive about restoring and maintaining my car… everything has to be perfect when I put...
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