Restoration diary / 15-01-2005

15-01-2005 >> Many small things not worth taking pictures off (incl. adjusting doors), numberplate brackets and tank filler.

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15-01-2005 - Brackets for the rear numberplate.
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15-01-2005 - This is how the new tank filler will look like: Polished stainless steel.
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15-01-2005 - Made a new tank filler from the old Play-Mini exhaust. This part is welded on two places. One weld is the bend, you may guess the second one. The, in the picture really not visible, second weld was first grind-ed off. Then I removed the rest of the weld with a file, in two steps. After that, made it smooth with sandpaper from 80, 120, 180 down to 360. As a last step I polished it in two steps with Commandant 3 and 5.
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15-01-2005 - Here's a hint for the second weld: Look inside the pipe at the left.
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15-01-2005 - Shiny, you can see me taking a picture. But you also see little scratches, I should have polished it one more time.