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The color is Ford Wimbledon White. It's the same color as the 69 GT. It has quite a shine right now but it will look different after buffing. Mike did an excellent job of painting it.
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Old 06-11-2017
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It's home and now the real work begins.
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Bob, When I first took a look I thought that it was "missing" something up front, then realized the windshield frame was not yet there

Sure looks odd to see the top run out forward without support.

A little time and labor will sure cure that part.

Next step is determining just where you begin.

Lizard skin and Dynamat before the wires and fuel/brake lines ?

Have fun, but share the experience with all,

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Bob, When I first took a look I thought that it was "missing" something up front, then realized the windshield frame was not yet there

Sure looks odd to see the top run out forward ans no support.

A little time and labor will sure cure that part.

Next step is determining just where you begin.

Lizard skin and Dynamat before the wires and fuel/brake lines ?

Have fun, but share the experience with all,

DanR
Dan,
The top has a wood frame built into it. I've already started on assembly. Remember that this isn't my first time to assemble a Sunbeam that showed up in my shop in this state of repair. Since the new front cross member is already installed I've started at the front.There will be nothing except carpet and padding covering the floors. The paint on the floors, etc looks just like the outside of the body. The wiring is a new loom from the U.K. so that will be simple and the instrument panel is ready to accept it's wiring. Everything for this car is ready to bolt on. Unless something drastic happens you can see it when you come to the United in September.

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Old 07-12-2017
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It now has SUNBEAM letters on the front and rear panels and also has it's LeMans scripts. I installed Lucas sealed beam head lights. I may install Lucas parking light bulbs but how long would they work.
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Nice!
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Old 07-26-2017
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It now has a rebuilt cross member and other items installed.
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That's an eye catcher!

Neat arrangement on the gas linkage RHD utilizing the LHD firewall brackets!

Never noticed that before.
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Dan,
The linkage that goes thru the firewall still goes thru the same hole whether it's RHD or LHD. Did you notice the bend of the pedals and the dimmer switch on the trans tunnel?
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Yep! I saw that too!

While working today on the Sam's Car "TheGreen1" I took a closer look at where the RHD dimmer switch bracket would go...

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P.S. Planning to attend the United in VA Sept....
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