|Freshly machine polished Caterham downpipes|
|Gleaming exhaust and Cat bypass pipe|
- Road Wheels Re-sprayThis is underway, the wheels have been re-powder coated and are currently having the rims repainted, and I expect to have these back before the end of March.
- Polishing the Exhausts (again!) - See above... done
- Replace ANOTHER headlight that's cracked - done
- Fit my lovely new carbon interior panels! - done
- Remove the hoodsticks and replace boot cover - done
- Bespoke Carbon Parts - Pedal Box, Knee Panels, Fuel Pipe Cover and 12v Socket Holder
I've instructed a carbon manufacturing company to produce a set of carbon parts that are an easy swap out and should save a kilo or so... I've donated my pedal box cover, knee (IVA?) interior panels, 12v battery socket holder and fuel pipe cover so the moulds have been made and the initial pictures look very encouraging as you can see below...
|Carbon Pedal Box Cover for Caterham|
- Carbon Bonnet!
Based on the pics I received for these new carbon parts, I've also decided to go balls deep and instructed the manufacturers to fabricate a carbon bonnet for me too - more on this later!
- Bespoke Tyre Rack
I've also given the nod to a local company who are making a bespoke 13 inch tyre rack - more on this later too...
- Wiper Removal
Following on from the main theme over this winter (which is weight saving) I decided that it'd be a good idea to remove the wiper motor, as this is rumoured to weigh about 7kg (which is a considerable amount), so will be pressing on with this hopefully this or next weekend. Being a bit 'OCD' (I'd like to think of it as attention to detail!) removing the wiper motor would mean there would be three holes in the scuttle which most people would cover with grommets, but I decided to take the more 'no compromise' option and will be replacing the scuttle. I've already ordered the new scuttle (which arrived a few weeks ago) and will get this painted at the same time as the carbon bonnet.
- Final Fit
I'll need to order a new tripe stripe set of decals and then put it the rest of the car back together.