Over the winter I repainted the spare-wheel and called ATS who took off
the front offside wheel (which looked corroded) and changed the tyre over to
the "new" wheel. The old wheel may well be reusable after a cleanup.
20th. I cannot really pretend that a 28 year-old
glass-fibre bustle is a thing of great beauty, but there is no doubt a lick of
paint improves matters no end - even battleship grey undercoat.
26th. I finally found time and energy to cut 2
lengths of timber to support a large nearside panel. I then fitted felt to the
sides of the timber, and all was ready for the panel.