Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher
4/26/11 12:08 p.m.

After completing some other projects and getting a bit of travel out of the way, we could finally turn our attention back to our little Spitfire. We have plans to paint the car, but first we had to install new rocker panels and quarter patch panels.

We ordered the panels from Victoria British and got started with the help of our friends at The Body Werks in Holly Hill, Florida. Shop owner Tom Prescott is such a good teacher that his student, our now 17-year-old son, quickly caught on to the nuances of spot welding and grinding during this project.

A step-by-step article covering the surgery will appear in Classic Motorsports shortly, but here are the highlights. Check back soon for additional Spitfire web updates.

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