Category: Exterior

Speed Holes!

Warbird-style Drilled Wiper Arms

A hand-made set of wiper arms replaces Sharka’s tired stock ones. It’s all in the details.

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Return of the Bikini

Side view.

I just searched my own blog and discovered that I’ve not mentioned Sharka’s bikini top in roughly the past five years. July of 2011 was the last appearance. That’s almost criminal. It gets worse. I’ve not installed it since before I got the Blackbird Fabworx rollbar. I believe I last had the bikini top on […]

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Paint Blog 2: Day 1

Getting de-mangled.

Paint blog #2 – Sharka gets dings fixed.

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Paint Blog 1: Pregame

Ready for some love.

This sad little car is what Sharka has been reduced to. No rare wheels. No stripe. Parts dangling off. There’s no door panels inside and some of the paint has actually been damaged by stripe removal. Sad. But let’s back up. This is what drove me down the dark road of a boring, bland Sharka. […]

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Hoodrat

Closed for the first time.

I’ve had a super rare Garage Vary hood in storage for a couple years. Anyone remember? It finally came out in the sunlight.

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NB1 Small Side Skirt Install

DONE!

Bucky gets some tupperwear. Not a lot of tupperwear, just a little.

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Refreshed Rear Skirt

Perfect paint and no cracks. YAY!

Sharka’s ass had a small imperfection. I swapped out a cracked rear skirt for a freshly painted new one. And I had a little help doing it…

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Old Parts > New Parts

New/old Runabout parts.

A while back, I simplified Sharka’s bodywork. No more side stripes, no more air splitter. It felt like the right thing to do in order to move forward. Taking a step back, you know? It’s sometimes good and helps bring a fresh perspective.

And now it’s time to go forward.

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Simplify.

Time for a change.

sim·pli·fy (sim-ple-fi)
tr.v. sim·pli·fied, sim·pli·fy·ing, sim·pli·fies
To make simple or simpler, as:
    a. To reduce in complexity or extent.
    b. To reduce to fundamental parts.
    c. To make easier to understand.

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How to Transport a Hood

A very old headlight lid.

Why is Sharka sitting without a hood? Am I letting my inner ricer out? Will 10k HIDs and large sponsor stickers be next? Click in and find out.

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