“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”
“I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.”
Illustration for article titled Sometimes on older cars you have to do a bit of fettling with a hammer in order to get the body lines straight

and sometimes your hammer fettles the wrong part.
Yeah I don’t think this hood is ready for paint anymore lol. Basically I needed to hammer the hinge mount down a bit so the hood would sit flush with the fenders and I may have lightly grazed my freshly primed hood with the hammer, nothing I can’t fix though.

Advertisement
Illustration for article titled Sometimes on older cars you have to do a bit of fettling with a hammer in order to get the body lines straight

The hood gaps are about as good as they’re gonna get though a damn sight better than were before and probably even better than when it left the factory.

Advertisement

For reference I started with this.

Illustration for article titled Sometimes on older cars you have to do a bit of fettling with a hammer in order to get the body lines straight
Advertisement

I ended with this.

Illustration for article titled Sometimes on older cars you have to do a bit of fettling with a hammer in order to get the body lines straight

Share This Story

Get our newsletter