Sylvester Speeder Restoration Project

a photo documentary


Galleries - click any image to enlarge

the teardown:

frame stripped / epoxy painted / built up with all new hardware:

attached freshly-powdercoated wheels and front frame / replaced old engine tunnel with polished aluminum diamond plate:

Repaired all fiberglass damage / applied new green gelcoat with spar varnish clearcoat / begin attaching new green cab:

 

'The Module' - Engine and hydrostatic pump mount on this and slide into motorcar frame:

How the engine & pump mount:

Module installed in motorcar. Honda engine cover painted black to match the rest:

Closeups of hydraulic motor mount, motor, drive chain, and sprockets