New owner with unbuilt Thunder Ranch

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Re: New owner with unbuilt Thunder Ranch

Postby EEricson » Tue May 29, 2018 5:07 pm

Received my Barber Pole Vinyl from SMS today, six months after ordering. Looks good. Now we'll see if my upholsterer can do the seats in less time than it took to get the material delivered.

meanwhile: blog update. The windshield's in, and the wiring is coing along.

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Re: New owner with unbuilt Thunder Ranch

Postby EEricson » Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:33 pm

Work continues. We're getting into final pre-assembly now, smoothing the body and paint.
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Re: New owner with unbuilt Thunder Ranch

Postby EEricson » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:17 pm

Another blog post. Rolling up small stuff now.
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Re: New owner with unbuilt Thunder Ranch

Postby EEricson » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:19 pm

Spent a couple hours last night putting in my home-made, sort-of authentic-looking pedal set.

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I'm kinda proud of the way these turned out.
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If you know what Spyder pedals are supposed to look like, but you are not a concourse judge specializing in '50s Porsches and you don't happen to work at the Spyder Factory, I think you'll fall for 'em.

Still, on the scale of "is this worth doing on my car" I'm gonna say, for 99.9 percent of everyone who owns or looks at one of these, no.
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