Rear Floor Pan & Engine Bay

There were still a few items remaining on the list before the car could be considered ready for paint.  The first order of business was to patch up the rear floor pan.  There were several spots that needed attention in the main well where the spare is stored.  We were able to cut a piece of spare metal from the…

Using Box with Subsonic Music Streamer

The Box platform was used as the source for media to stream with Subsonic. WebDAV provided by Box made it possible to mount the Box instance as a local filesystem so that Subsonic could read the media files. Additionally, a Box sync script was created to synchronize a local directory with the WebDAV instance.

Front Floor Pan

It was time to tackle the front floor pan.  Last week we cut out the driver’s seat rear anchors from the donor car.  This week my goal was to remove the rusted anchors, refinish the donor anchors, and install them.  I also wanted to undercoat the entire front floor pan.  There were some additional blemishes in the driver door and driver…

Second Coat of Primer

We needed to block sand the first coat of primer with 320 grit and apply a second coat for that ultimate silky smooth finish.  Unfortunately, black paint shows every imperfection on the body.  It needed to be perfect.  Every bump and groove needed to be sanded smooth.  Even though it’s a tiny car, most of the weekend was spent block…