Rob’s second instalment of his 2012 Stock Car Winter Strip Down. View the first part of the Winter strip down HERE.
As can be seen every thing bar the steering box and axles has been stripped from the car, last night all bumpers and side rails were removed.The gang of helpers were in full force last night, Thanks guys. Rob
Two pro tech shock absorbers; going back to pro tech for a refurb. Not bad only 2 damaged shocks for a seasons racing new ones are £90 and a refurb is £35'ish so it's well worth having done .
Rob on the cutting torch. - 'keep away from those main rails Rob.
Inside Nerf-Rail almost cut free.
Outside Nerf-Rail cut free.
Mechanic Darrell inspecting the stripped back car.
Lundy* going to work with with grinder on the #258 car. *George Lund
Once the rear bumper has been removed you need to make good (clean) the steel before welding on new steel.
Not a bad's night work. Mechanic Wayne (Red overalls) achieved 4th place in the Christmas Cracker Mechanics Race. Also of note the photos on the garage door are Smithy snr, Cronny and Chissy on the left and the Joblin boys on the right. Cheers Rob
Brand new Goodyear Tyre brought by Life Long Stock Car fan Gary 'Staines Bull 3 1/2' and webmaster of; It's the Pits.co.uk
Part 3 can be viewed HERE.