BumbleBee On Jack Stands Repairing the tail panel. The first of four patches to be installed. The tail panel is two pieces spot welded together. This is the first of the two inner panels and the other two patches will be the outter skin.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands Floating on air. Well jack stands anyway. I don't have much room to work so all my tools and stuff gets pushed under the car. With the winter weather I have not done much. There have been a few nice days so I have done some welding.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands Look ma no front wheels or front suspension. Well a sway bar and the center link but that will be gone soon.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands The body line down the fender, across the door, and over the rear quater panel almost line up again. The body mounts are completely gone. So when the car was on it's wheels the body line was 1/2" off at the door verses front fender. The last little bit is most likely hing pins and bushings for the doors.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands This is another hole in the rear subframe. It is near the end of the subframe under the rear passenger seat.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands Another shot of the subframe. It looks worse in real life. In these pictures the bulging rust scale appears to fill in the hole.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands This is the passenger side body line, all my removed parts, and other culter. Look there's the engine. When I get my headers Monday I'll take some pictures of the engine too.
BumbleBee On Jack Stands This is where the engine should be but it's not ready for the rebuilt and stress the built part of that. The original 305 V8 was about 145 horse power. With the changes to the engine the rebuilt 305 should more than double that. It should be over 300 horse power. This won't be a show pony it's will be a daily driver.