LC0aO2j: Rebuilding in Home Garage ^
| LC0aO2j4: Wiring: new harness and replacement parts (25)|
Starter motor and cable; new voltage regulator; connecting generator to wiring harness.
Replacing generator with tachometer generator; Jacking up body for under-body work.
Jacked up all the way, on safe stands; ready for under-body work.
Through the firewall, into the tub to the dashboard; under the body to the rear.
To lamps, rear and front, and charging the battery.
| LC0aO2j4a: Stereo Add-on (9)|
Sony Stereo and Speakers mounter under cowl, after bench tests.
| LC0aO2j5: Engine/Drive Train (14)|
Carburetors disassembled and installed; attaching air filters; the distributor cap and wires,
base on engine: and connected; new names plates installed; transmission and drive shaft covers.
| LC0aO2j6: Body Detail (12)|
Bonnet set aside; finishing running boards, door stops, entry trim. Stowing side curtains.
| LC0aO2j7: Suspension and Wheels (9)|
Painting the rims, with a finish coat after new tires mounted. Plus new hub caps!
| LC0aO2jD: Windshield Assembly (11)|
RE-chromed frame rebuilt; windshield installed with help; cleaning and re-installing
wipers and motor, and frame-bottom flashing.
| LC0aO2jF: Oil Leak Check and Pressure Vent (6)|
Finding oil drops on the floor, a search begins.
| LC0aO2jI: Dashboard (29)|
Beginning replacement of the old cloth-faced dash with wood veneer dashboard.
Re-fitting dash board cutout glove box door and protecting the surface. Transferring
hole placements from the old wood under-panel to the new; chrome strip edging.
Integrating trim and gauges into the new dashboard. Swapping the connected gauges
in the old control panel into the new control panel. Bracing speedometer and tach.
Installing the rebuilt dashboard.
| LC0aO2jK: Steering Wheel (6)|
Removing the original steering wheel and replacing it with a new one.
| LC0aO2jM: Bumpers (14)|
Separating the bumpers from the chromed face plates, new bumper guards, cleaning and
rust proofing the bumper parts; installing the luggage rack and bumpers. On display.
| LC0aO2jN: Undercoating (7)|
Protecting the new metal and wood everywhere exposed.
| LC0aO2jO: Side Curtains and Storage (14)|
Completing the side curtain storage box; installing side curtain mounting hardware
| LC0aO2jP: Upholstery (37)|
Setting up the new upholstery and rugs to identify all the pieces. Beginning to transfer
attachment points. Starting coverage of fixed pieces; setting up seat back and cushions.
Arm rest; Emergency brake cover. Upholstered door panels and installation of door closer
hardware. Nailing down the panels. Glueing upholstery on side panels. Placing side panels.
Tacking down the boot carpeting. Upholstery of right door; addition of chromed cover.
Seat cushion floor stops on the wood base, then over installed rug.
| LC0aO2jQ: Ready for a Road Test? (4)|
Ready to go, after a successful compression test.
| LC0aO2jR: Soft Top (16)|
Existing soft top (rarely used); in place for cleaning and temporary use; installing upholstered
new wood; completing the side curtain storage box and installing the soft top.
| LC0aO2jS: Front Splash Pan Installation (13)|
An example of the general process: trial fitting, surface prep, primer paint, finish paint, and installation.
| LC0aO2jU: Emergency Brake (7)|
Installing the new emergency brake over the drive shaft rug covering.