who were wondering, this is what a TR6 looks like without it's
wheels, tires and suspension and brake systems.
charge for all of the extra dirt, grease and surface rust
over the past thirty four years. Soon it will all be gone
and nice and clean.
the right front wheel well.
Back to the
right rear. The factory or dealer undercoating held up
view from down under a bit more.
Over to the
left front wheel well. Things look pretty good for 34
left rear wheel well.
earlier on, thank
goodness for British car oil leaks.
Now is where they really become a pain after being a blessing in
really accumulates in here and maybe that was a good thing after
affects of a leaking pinion seal and outer axle seals.
old engine oil up here.
amazing how much oil can collect from only 54,000 miles of
hammering the entire frame, there was a pin hole in the center
of this corner of the frame. Erik cut it completely out
and boxed it back in.
scrapping and the wash down begin on the right front.
Over to the
Back to the
and frame rails. Everything is scrapped, cleaned and ready
for the Marine Clean wash down prior to the Rust Inhibitor.
where the wire brush work begins down to the bare frame.
without the oil film of 30 plus years. But it did save it!
good for the cleaner and inhibitor.
The Marine Clean and Rust
Inhibitor has been done to the entire frame.
It looks ugly, but it does
the job before the POR 15 goes on..
Those final flakes of paint
were removed before the finish was applied.
Starting from the left rear,
looking into what once was the grease pit
of the differential and the rusty surface of the spare tire well.
This is the dreaded rust out
area of the "X" section of the frame.
Pictures during the process
help to show the spots that are missed as you go
Left side under drivers door
This is two full coats after
a week of drying time.
From the center of the frame
to the rear, less the differential.
This was the area shown
before that was full of grease up through the driveshaft tunnel.
Left rear frame prior to
painting the undercoating that remained in the wells.
Left front frame after POR15
and painted well, but before steering rack rebuild..
This was after cleaning and
painting of the greasy differential area shown above.
Right side frame and pans
Right front fender well
painted and frame coated.
Right front frame and pans
looking to the rear.
Just another view over the
Left front wheel well and
frame from the front.
Mr. Differential back at
home, all nice and clean.
The next phase of this
project will be the installation of the
new suspension and brake systems at Her Majesty's Service.
40 Industrial Road
Cranston RI 02920