Fancy some more horror? I've been stripping more out from the interior today. Seatbelts came out without too much trouble, though levering one of the rear seatbelt bolts out was threatening to tear the inner wing apart. Impact driver to the rescue.
Then it was out with the front seat runners. This side was fun, as the captive nut no longer was. Had to wedge that square plate (which should be part of the floor) so I could undo the runner. Nasty.
Over on the other side, the whole bolt just pulled out of the floor. Scary.
Then it was off with the front roof bar, sunvisor and roof clips, before removing the rubber seal that sits above the windscreen. YE GADS!
Pretty sure that insufficient paint coverage was the issue here, allowing water to creep in. I just rubbed the paint away with a screwdriver!
This project still has an awfully long way to go. Still to come on the stripdown, I need to disconnect the brakes, remove master cylinder and pedal box, disconnect throttle and choke cables, disconnect the steering column and fuel wiring and unbolt the body from the chassis. Then it should be body-off time. Though I think I'll keep stripping the dash out before then. Might also remove the rear wings and rear bumper to make body removal easier.
1972 Invacar Model 70, 1984 Reliant Fox
1986 Citroen 2CV6, 1990 Dacia 1310
1999 Daewoo Matiz, 2000 Rover 45 V6, 2001 Perodua Nippa
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