[DMCForum] Re: The Resurrection of Vixen Continues...
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You go Dave!

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@xxxx>
wrote:
> Hi All,

> Yes, believe it or not, the resurrection of Vixen DOES continue. 
For those
> of you who don't know me, I'm the stubborn fool who bought a
completely
> disassembled DeLorean back in 1999 and has been working
(sporadically) on
> bringing it back to life.  The whole ongoing saga is chronicled on
my web
> site,  <http://www.projectvixen.com/> http://www.ProjectVixen.com .

> It's been about two years since my last update.  In fact, I have
not touched
> the car since the day after we got back from the Memphis show in
2002.  So,
> with Pigeon Forge rapidly approaching, it's time to do the hard
shift from
> neutral to fifth to get the car done in time.  There's less than 60
days
> until the show, and I guess it would be nice to actually -drive-
the car a
> bit before we leave, so that leaves roughly 30 days to get some
projects
> moving, which as you can guess, is not a whole lot of time.

> My to-do list, while substantial, is a heck of a lot less than it
once was:

> ELECTRICAL
> Install DELCO alternator
> Put in dummy switches

> EXTERIOR
> Clean engine compartment
> Glue down louver bump strips
> Install hood trim
> Install rear sway bar
> Install Walt TABS
> Refinish exhaust tips
> Repaint all external black trim
> Repair louver
> Replace mufflers (I don't like the sound of the current ones)
> Sandblast & brush finish
> Touch-up engine cover
> Touch-up trunk

> INTERIOR
> A-Pillar touch up
> Clean trunk lid underside
> Get new key cut
> Install decals
> Install door seals
> Install right-side skirt/ground-effects
> Mount rear view mirror
> Recover headliners
> Refinish steering wheel
> Remount rear speakers
> Replace door sills
> Turbo gauge and vents
> Window switches stencil

> MAINTENANCE
> Drain old fuel
> Flush and fill fluids
> Seal access panels in trunk

> I guess I have my work cut out for me, eh?  As they say, "See you
in Pigeon
> Forge!"

> -Dave

> Dave Stragand
> VIN #05027
>  <http://www.projectvixen.com/> http://www.projectvixen.com
>
>
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