Mudshield, nearside

This is a somewhat measly post, added only for completeness. I have two gigs this weekend and a family day out in between so there’ll be no progress on Dilly until next week. The Sunday gig is a dep with another band, playing bass, so tomorrow night after work I shall re-acquaint myself with the…

Mudshields, footwells, inner wings

On cleaning up the inner wings I noticed that on the driver’s side, where it bolts to the mudshield, the aluminium had corroded well beyond the size of any penny washer. So I cut out a couple of shapes and pop-riveted them in place: Another rub down and a coat of etch primer. Also, after…

Heater radiator refurbishment and repair

The radiator had obviously developed a leak for the previous owner and it had been bypassed in┬átypical Heath Robinson fashion. On removing the assembly from the vehicle I found that the bulkhead area behind it and the box itself looked to be in a poor state although it wasn’t quite as bad as the pictures…

Floor fitted and Britpart mats

Working on parts in the back garden, with very little spare time available it seems ages since I opened the doors to the vehicle but this week it’s all coming together, bringing the freshly cleaned and painted parts round to the front drive for installation. While the seatbox and floor is out it makes sense…

End panel - before

Seat box repairs – before

I have fitted the end panels, the length of angle that holds it to the rear tub, and a shiny new under-seat battery box in aluminium. ┬áThese were all purchased from YRM Metal Solutions and I am really very pleased with the quality of everything, and the accuracy of the panels. The most difficult part…