Sep 5, 2014 update to the Austin Mini Cooper S project car

Getting Started on the Bodywork

Our engine compartment looks perfect now.
The floors and dash area are next. Every little dent has top be removed if you seek perfection.

After some delay, our bodywork on our project Mini Cooper S is now proceeding rapidly. First up was finishing off the engine compartment. We had done some repair in this area and wanted to make sure that on the finished car, you would not be able to tell that repairs had been done. This meant painstaking hammer and dolly work, with a small bit of filling. From there, high-build primer was sprayed.

The same process was carried out on the floors and rear seat area. Nearly fifty years of dings and road rash all had to be removed.

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