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1967 Etype 2+2 – February Progress Report

My last post commented on getting the painting completed, which was a really big deal. Now my progress is a little more scattershot, as is required to keep moving forward as obstacles come up. Wiring – As I have mentioned earlier, I purchased a full set of wiring harnesses from Rhode Island Wiring. During my … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – January Progress Report

The big news is that painting is complete! And in the process, I helped prove that Dark Matter does indeed exist in the universe, as a lot of it tried to embed itself in my white paint job! As discussed in other articles here and here, I decided to leave this car in Old English … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – November Progress Report

In my progress report for October, I discussed efforts to repair issues with the paint and application of a sealer coat. I had hoped to be able to report that painting was complete by the end of November but unfortunately that is not the case. Once the sealer was applied, I carefully went over the … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – Painting is Underway

Painting is underway on the 1967 Etype 2+2. Blems on the body shell, doors, and rear hatch have been repaired and these pieces are coated in a bright white sealer coat. The 4 items that make up the engine and bonnet support frames have been painted with sealer, then the Old English White basecoat, and … Continue reading

1967 Etype 2+2 – October Progress Report

September and October continued with dismantling the car to allow paint repairs. At this point, everything has been removed from the body shell except the rear axle assembly and the interior. All glass, doors, and rear deck lid are removed. The shop bay next to the car has become a blizzard of parts, with my … Continue reading

1967 E-Type 2+2 – August Progress Report

It’s time for a progress report regarding the re-fresh of my 1967 E-Type 2+2. In my article here, I discussed areas where the car needed improvement to be competitive in a concours event. And so in the month of August I have begun my assault. I have been working on two fronts. The very first … Continue reading

Visit to Rhode Island Wiring

Recently I had an opportunity to visit Rhode Island Wiring in, where else, Rhode Island. It was a fascinating tour for a restoration geek like me. I was treated to a very thorough tour by long time RIW employee Marsha. But first, why this tour, now? The answer to that is my recent retirement from … Continue reading

1967 E-Type 2+2 – Evaluation

As discussed here, I have decided to perform a refresh on my 1967 E-Type 2+2. The goal is to allow the car to be competitive in JCNA concour events. I have been a certified judge for JCNA judge for a number of years. I decided to evaluate this car in detail, using the standards applied … Continue reading

Reboot – 1967 E-Type 2+2 – Restoration 2.0

My last article regarding my 1967 Etype 2+2 coupe was entitled “It’s Done!“. It has been 5 years since I wrote that article. I have enjoyed the car in that time, it is a real beauty. That said, I am fortunate to have recently retired from my career in nuclear power and, as has been … Continue reading

67 E-Type 2+2 – Coming Out of Mothballs

I am embarrassed to admit that my 1967 E-Type 2+2 hasn’t received much attention in the last few years. There are several reasons for that. The main issue is that my Porsche 928 is such a pleasant car to drive that it has become my go to car. My wife likes it better because it … Continue reading

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