[T3] Dave did some work on the notch

David Sanderson djsanderson at telus.net
Sun Jul 17 15:54:49 PDT 2011

Hi Jim

Thanks for the comments. It's finny to think of the original colour -  
from which car? The lower half from Steve Glavas was blue, the upper  
green, the nose clip was white I think and the roof, well I'm not  
sure. Anyhow, I'll keep working away at it.



On Jul 17, 2011, at 1:37 PM, Jim Adney wrote:

> On 17 Jul 2011 at 10:11, David Sanderson wrote:
>> It's been a slow time working on the notch but I finally finished the
>> roof. As you recall, the original roof was pretty rotten and so I had
>> to cut it out and weld in a new section. This was fairly difficult as
>> I needed to get the correct curves and so on. Well, it's done and I
>> blew on some hi-build. It looks very good and I am very pleased. I
>> couldn't help sharing that with you.
>> http://www.sandersonmotorsports.com/Notch/Documents/Daves/Roof/index.html
> Wow, I don't think I've seen those photos before. You've put a LOT of
> work into this. I couldn't understand why the roof would need to be
> replaced until I saw the sunroof pan underneath. I'm guessing the
> drains were clogged up and that's why the roof rusted. Did you have
> to replace the sunroof pan, or were you just able to repair it?
>> And I've decided to go back to the original colour rather than the
>> electric blue. The original colour was L512, velvet green. I think
>> that it will be nice.
> I think the green will be an excellent choice. I know the fancy
> colors are eyecatching, but to my eyes, at least, they just look
> wrong on a Type 3.
>> I'm still hoping to make the 2012 invasion.
> I hope you can, and, if possible, bring the brake caliper that I
> rebuilt and that leaks. I still feel bad about that and I'd like to
> know what went wrong.
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