Day 39 – Fixing up

Did some general maintenance today, including fixing a hole in the floor pan…

All nice and clean after a good rain shower

All nice and clean after a good rain shower

Opening up the pit for use

Opening up the pit for use

Over the pit

Over the pit

Removing the gas tank pipe to make room for an extension cord

Removing the gas tank pipe to make room for an extension cord

Lots of room inside the body panel to fit an extension cord!

Lots of room inside the body panel to fit an extension cord!

Checking out the damage...

Checking out the damage...

Prepping the surface

Prepping the surface

Some rust spray...

Some rust spray...

Piece of sheet metal cut out to repair hole

Piece of sheet metal cut out to repair hole

Ready to be fixed

Ready to be fixed

Riveting isn't it? Our hole repair technique consists of sheet metal, rivets, and sealant - in this case we used some door sealing caulking. Then hammer to shape of floor pan and coat in asphalt spray.

Riveting isn't it? Our hole repair technique consists of sheet metal, rivets, and sealant - in this case we used some door sealing caulking.

Then hammer to shape of floor pan and coat in asphalt spray.

Then hammer to shape of floor pan and coat in asphalt spray.

Sealing the inside

Sealing the inside

Coated in asphalt spray (sorry for picture quality)

Coated in asphalt spray (sorry for picture quality)

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~ by James on June 29, 2009.

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