Category Archives: Body
Today I installed all new round rubber grommets throughout the engine bay. Four months ago I removed all the dried up old grommets and measured them so I could procure fresh new replacements. There are 14 total grommets in six … Continue reading
Last week I cleaned up and prepped the right and left inner fenders in the engine bay. Today I spent the morning repainting the inner fenders. Ordinarily the best way to paint an engine bay is to remove the engine … Continue reading
I spent this afternoon cleaning up and addressing surface rust on the right inner fender. This side has considerably more going on than the left side, so it was a more involved process. Near the front the single hard fuel … Continue reading
While the exterior of my truck has clearly been repainted at some point and looks very nice, the engine bay is a bit of a mess. As I do the mechanical overhaul, I also would like to make sheet metal … Continue reading
I spent some more time this afternoon cleaning up the engine bay and the steering column and engine block, which still had a lot of greasy dirt on them. Here is the engine bay before I started. I wrapped the … Continue reading
I plan to replace all of the firewall and fender rubber grommets in the engine bay. Some are just missing and others are dried up, crusty, or falling apart. The first step was to inventory all of the holes in … Continue reading
Here are some shots of the engine bay as it stands today. I’m slowly working toward getting this area in shape. Okay, it’s still a bit of a mess.