In the background — quite slowly as finances allow — work has been proceeding at The Surgery on the bodywork of the Jag. Here’s a brief description of progress. Continue reading Bodywork – getting ready for painting
This post continues the high level description of the body shell repairs.
Rear quarter panel repairs
Next up was tackling the rust hidden behind the rear quarter panel (behind the rear wheel) on the right side of the vehicle.
OK, there’s no way round it, this was a major blunder on my part. Lack of research. Attention to detail (none). All that stuff. In fact I’m reluctant to write this post, but if it stops someone else making the same mistake it will be worth it. Continue reading Door skin replacement
This is the beginning of the restoration blog, which starts with the car completely disassembled, stripped of paint, and protected with etch primer. The first step is to estimate what’s required to restore the bodyshell.