Monthly Archives: February 2013

Test fit with windlass–and a paint experiment

Put the new dash on the car to see how it might work with the vinyl windlass on top. Tight fit with the doors, but it should work.

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Beads installed, door closes

The beads went back on pretty easy. Just had to re-drill a few holes that had filled with Pelucid and/or spar urethane.

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Dash Finish Complete

After several weeks of fretting the finish on the dash is, well, good enough.

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Dashboard bead cheat

One of my most favorite details on the TD is the chrome bead that runs around the dashboard, hugging the curves on top and on the bottom and just visible under the vinyl welt that finished the top of the … Continue reading

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Earlier racing history: Elkhart Lake

The above photo is credited to “Jack Webster Collection” It was taken at Elkart Lake in 1952–probably the Kimberly Cup race on Sept 6. There was no #65 listed in the available record, but William Taylor was listed as the … Continue reading

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