The Mounting brackets were fabricated with M4 countersunk screw welded into 16 gauge strips of steel. these need to be screwed into the back of the left and right dash panels and aligned in the body to sit square with the corresponding burr walnut panels.
I hope to be attacking this job at the weekend and maybe even attempting to start the car…
Most of the dash is in. I am waiting for a new Tack cable before I complete the installation.
After a lot of Jiggling and poking, I eventually got the two glasses fitted to the GT6. Then realised I had to remove them to fit the galss seal clips for the inner and outer weather strips.
I had stop short of fully installing the door contents as my rear window channel had not window felt guide remaining in it. Never fear, its now on order along with the drivers mirror. I think that is the first item I will need to fit on the other door.
Below is the radiator fitted. I might descide too fit an electric fan in the future. with this in mind I thought it would be wise to have an M22 boss soldered to the radiator in preperation for that day. For now it is plugged with the correct coolong fan switch. convenient…
Berkshire radiators did the rad for me, he also repaired a small leak, pressure tested the rad and painted it. all for £15. Many thanks to them for this. Here is a link to there site in case you need cooling work. radiators and Air con..
Fitting the door was quite a pain. It still has quite a gap to the sill. It seems I need to remove the lower hinge-body gasket. The hinge is as far in as i can move it. we shall see..
Below is the latest nightmare. The drivers door appears to be too long. The the door adjusted fully forwards, the door skin still contacts the rear wing at the lower swage line. All I can think to do is grind the door skin back a few mill, then tag the skin back together with weld.
The bumper bars were in a right state. Two had to have to old inner wing remains cut off then due to corrosion. The bars were cleaned back to metal with a course flap disk on an angle grinder and are ready for a coat of paint tonight.