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The hood sides will have to be done in two pieces. The top half will slip into the bottom half.
Juan shows us the top piece.
Scott fits the template to the driver's side.
Here's the two sides fitted to the car.
Michael rolls a bead along the top portion of the cutout.
The bottom will need some work as well.
Here Michael rolls a lip on the bottom of the panel.
Here's what it looks like all put together.
Here's where we installed the LED turn signals into the steel grille shell.
To mount the column drop, we had to build a bracket and weld it to the dash bar.
This shows the column drop bolted up and the column installed.
Scott's mounting the Vintage Air unit.
Juan installs the trunk lift.
Now that the column is in, we can hook up the steering.
Bolting up the headers, we make sure everything clears.
We had problems with the doors closing properly. By looking at the tape line you can see we're going to have to cut the pillar back a bit.
When the body was built, this metal part was left too long and was causing a bulge in the fiberglass. Here we ground the fiberglass down and cut the metal back.
Here's what it looks like glassed back together.
Now we're smoothing up the firewall.
With all this work done, the body is removed and readied for the paint shop.
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