Windshield Installed and Base Coat of Paint Done

This weekend has been slow going, it has been over 90 every day and really high humidity. I got all the dents and bad places smoothed out on the body and the base white paint is on there good and dry now.

I loaded the car up on a trailer and hauled it in to get a windshield installed so it is looking more like a car all the time. Tomorrow the tires should be in, I got Sumitomo HTR 200 175/70R14 tires. They should drop my RPMs down by ~250 at 60MPH. I will start on wet sanding the whole car tomorrow with 180 grit paper and hopefully get the blue paint on it Thursday. You can see all the trim pieces I am trying to sort out laying on the hood of the car.

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The second picture shows what is left of the old xfi shell. There isn’t anything actually on it now except for the wheels and suspension so I can push it around easily. They will be coming off soon and the shell will be headed for the scrap yard.

Updated: June 9, 2008 — 6:50 pm

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