|Cleaned and coated in etching primer, she's ready for massaging of the sheet metal to make her perfect...|
|This Tiger had a hard life before I bought it, but thankfully there is almost no rust. A bit in the trunk where the battery sits...|
|... and some minor perforation where the transmission tunnel meets the passenger floor.|
|The original color was #86, BRG (British Racing Green). I am still undecided on color for this time.|
|This is the parts car, or half parts car. The rear fenders on my tiger have been damaged, and I put this away in the basement for ~20 years!|
|This hardtop is great, needs virtually nothing but paint.|
|November 2nd, 2018. Surgery begins.
Long before I got the car, probably in the 1970s, this quarter had been replaced with one crudely rivetted on top of the old panel. This time around, it will be fixed properly.
|This panel will be saved, and might help someone else fix another car.|
|November 15, 2018. The square cornered trunk lid has been converted to a round corner. Note that Todd went the extra mile to recreate the rounded crimped over edge. It is as if this trunk was originally a round-corner one.|
|The entire quarter panel is removed in preparation for the replacement.|
|A section of the wheel housing was bent behind the quarter panel, it will be replaced.|
|Here is the replacement panel, carefully removed by drilling its original spot welds.|
|Here the sectioned wheel well has been replaced, and the repair is undetectable. Todd is a wizard with this!|
|Do you see the spliced in section of the wheel well? Neither do I!|
|Quarter installed, no more wrinkles, rivit seams, and bondo.|