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March 06, 2022 5:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

It was an amazingly productive weekend as the Car Department team went all out in the Allan C Williams Carbarn.

FINALLY! What a marathon it was to get all of CA&E Car 458'interior stripped, but finally we all agreed that it was the best it’s gonna get!

So off to taping and masking, in perpetration for the primer coat of paint. We are still ahead of the game, as it’s too cold to spray yet anyway, but as soon as Mother Nature gives us the green light, we will be some paintin fools!

With the interior being masked by Kyle, Thee started laying out the burlap in preparation for the canvas that will cover the roof.

Mike is helping to coil up the old roof harness. We will be putting new wiring on the car, but the terminal connectors on the old harness will be reused.

Thee is putting in the last couple staples to loosely hold the burlap in place on the roof.

And just before we shut down on Sunday, I shimmied up the “Tower of Terror” as we have come to call it, (CA&E's Wheaton Ship built rolling, homemade scaffold apparatus that is always an adventure to use), and shot these pictures of Thee’s handy work.

Roof Canvas next weekend for sure!

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