Stripping wheels on a die grinder are a wonderful thing

It turns out that running the die grinder for 2 hours will cycle the compressor enough to heat up the garage several degrees.

Before picture, for reference:

Also showcasing the poor condition of my garage floor, which the budget to replace it with has been spent on this car. Oops.

Notable finds include stamping “CHEV A SAE H 71" for Chevrolet A-body SAE (dunno about the H) and 1971, and...


They must have sold these to Lotus, too...


So anyways this is most of the way done, final clean-up will be in the morning then it’ll get some primer. The other side is prepped similarly, no picture there though.