9/23/2003: Off with her hood!

I took off the hood and a few miscellaneous bits around the engine, including the throttle and choke linkages.

Broke two more bolts.. One on the choke linkage and one on the hood prop. Neither is a big deal to fix, at least.

Engine bay looks emptier each day:

The high point of the evening was cleaning up the washer bag. I just scrubbed it with simple green, and it cleaned up pretty well. I still need to polish the aluminum, and replace the tubing (which is old and brittle).

Here’s the before and after: