I thought I’d take a minute and catch the readers up on #ProjectSportsRoof.
I wanted to touch up some of the engine bay components, horns, vacuum canister and battery tray. I didn’t want to alter some of these too much, I like having the numbers, logos and other info visible, not covered under a several layers of primer and paint. So these items were lightly sanded and then sprayed with primer and black engine paint.
Battery Tray – in the process of being sanded with dremel.
The horns were cleaned up with break cleaner then sanded by hand.
A lot of the paint just came off with the cleaning.
Horn in the process of being sanded.. Note the “LO” and other numbers. My goal is to keep them visible.
A coat of Eastwood Rust Encapsulator and then a primer coated applied – tried to keep the numbers, etc. visible.
A little more sanding and then some paint.
Battery Tray and Horns
I think they came out O.K.
There is a quick video.
Coming up distributor install and transmission update.
If you look back at #ProjectSportsRoof post you’ll see the condition engine bay. During those videos I mentioned that I was going to clean it up and hit it with a rattle can. Again this isn’t going to be a concours restoration, it’s going to look nice and it’s going …
I’ve done all the clean up and all the adjustments necessary to get a good reading on the health of the ’72 351C engine in my 1973 Mustang. The next step is to check the compression. First up was to warm the car a bit and then pull the plugs. Here’s what the …
This is the wrap up on the compression testing for the 1973 Mustang w/ a 1972 351 Cleveland power plant. You’ll might have notices that I referred to the remote tester, which is my code for remote starter…yeah…that’s it!!! All of these tests were dry test and I should have done a …