Actually the hood had to be totally striped. Then bottom bracing in the hood had to be cut out. The louvers are pressed in to the top layer of steel, the bracing is re-attached, then everythingis painted.
I also have a black anodized aluminum panel riveted under them to keep the water off of the engine while still letting out heat
The shop that did the paint on the fenders and hood told me not to buff the hood off of the car. Apparently the louvers tend to make them want to shoot across the shop. The best thing about that is you know they've seen it happen
Ok, I'm gonna rip this idea off from another forum since I think it's such a good idea. (And I like to take pictures. :D )
If you guys want to post pictures of your firearms please do so in this thread.
Since there's already a thread dedicated to firearms lets save this thread...
Well, today I took a trip down to the shop where the T-bird is getting some work done and snapped some "posterity" pics. Here's a list of the work I'm having done:
1) Repair the passenger side rocker (rust and damage)
2) Repair the driver side rocker (rust)
3) Replace the passenger door...
So, I have the next chapter in my silly saga now sitting in my garage. It is amazing how easy stuff becomes once you do it often enough. I had to go pick it up today and it didn't have any wheels, knuckles/spindles or suspension. We added enough to get it up on the trailer to get it home and...
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