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Ernie Peters '74 MGMidget Refurbishment

2manycars2 Ernie Peters

Home Page: Ernie Peters   Silver Member USA
Edwardsville, IL, USA

Total Posts: 24 Latest Post: 2018-01-17
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The completed weld on the passenger floor pan The

The completed weld on the passenger floor pan. The car had evidently run over a solid object that sliced the floor pan. Gas welding took care of it.

The railroad rail that I used to help hammer weld

The railroad rail that I used to help hammer-weld the floor pan. I put a piece of smashed copper pipe on top to help prevent the weld sticking to the rail.

A look at the weld from underneath Once completed

A look at the weld from underneath. Once completed, I cleaned up oil, grease, and undercoating before using a sem sealer along the weld. Then I painted it with Rust-O-Leum black before adding spray-on unercoating underneath.

Along the right side at the toeboard you can see t

Along the right side at the toeboard you can see the mounting point for a right-hand-drive accelerator pedal.

A completed under the seat area after cleaning and

A completed under-the-seat area after cleaning and painting.

The driver side floor pan needs some derusting and

The driver side floor pan needs some derusting and a little insulation replaced, but is otherwise in great shape.

Residue from cleaning the radiator of a mud dauber

Residue from cleaning the radiator of a mud dauber nest. I used water and compressed air, which found its way to the alternator pulley.

A completed seat with new seat bottom foam burlap

A completed seat with new seat bottom foam, burlap, and webbing.




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