More work on the lighted fenders. Decided to switch away from the led setup and go back to the standard bulbs. Needed a bit more light inside the fender to make it more uniform.
Got the grate roughed out. This is a section of floor grate that you would find over an opening in the concrete on a city sidewalk. Sectioned a piece out of an unused piece. Nice and thick cross bars. Adding a couple braces to the sides to help keep it flat. Also going to cut the sides so it will sit down in the lower portion of the firebox which has a deep V in it for ash collection.
Another shot of the rear portion of the fenders. Dropped the tail lights into the fender to help keep them from getting punched out if we back up into something. When could that ever happen right?
The first of the two temp gauge rings are done. Will have one for the top rails and one for the lower main rails. Overkill but what the heck. I had two temp gauges. In the words of Bill Cosby when he was talking about buying a Shelby Cobra. "Its got dual everything