New job in shop! 1968 Checker Marathon Taxi Cab.
Ben has started on the disassembly and mechanical repairs for the Checker.
Ben has the engine and tranny out, and is stripping them down today for repairs and paint. He also is getting ready to power wash the engine bay.
Assembling all the new components for the 350 engine.
Ben has stripped out the old wiring and accessories and has started sanding the engine bay for paint.
Starting the disassembly of the body.
Continuing the disassembly for the Checker Cab.
The Checker is completely disassembled and ready for sand blasting.
Starting the metal repairs to the loose panels for the cab.
More body repairs. And the new door post came in.
Repairing the trunk floor.
Working on lining up all the panels for the passenger side of the vehicle.
Justin is working on patching the drivers side inner well. He is welding in custom made patches to replace the rusted areas. He has also been working on the floor repairs, welding in the new door post and welding in the replacement rocker panels.
Justin is working on lining out the panels for the drivers side of the Checker today. He is also welding in the new rocker panel. This is turning out to be quite a restoration on this classic car.
The panel alignment, trunk restoration and door post are getting closer to done.
Justin is continuing to work on smoothing out the repaired areas of the body and doors.