Not the warmest of days to be working outside but while I wait for a new diaphragm for the carb, I can’t finish timing the engine as planned. The potential outcome of petrol being dumped onto the (hot) exhaust manifold from the carb pump when the throttle is opened isn’t worth thinking about.
Since the roof was painted it’s been propped up against the end of the garage waiting for the next step…. Sound insulation and re-fittment of the safari roof lights.
The insulation was straight forward, the glazing… less so…
One option may be to fit the roof light glazing once the roof is installed on the vehicle, this way the roof it fixed to something and not rocking about on a couple of trestles. The down side is I won’t be able to reach everything, inside and outside. The glass and seals have a tendency of pop off as pressure is applied to fit the infill strip.
Whilst I decide what to do, the next step for the roof will be to start work on the safari sun sheet. This need quite a bit of work to transfer the “domes” from the heavily damaged civilian roof sheet I have with the new old stock military spec one (without the domes) Some precision cutting will be required.