moving now to stripping under the floor of the rear hull, we are very pleased to see that we can salvage 100″ of the original brake systems and lines !
here are a few shots of the line routing . Note the retaining clip attached to the massive axel mount bolt !
and, some underside sponson pics, see they are 4 sections per side, but are retained by two long angle sections, once again showing the “piece on piece” construction. you can see the small strip of steel that “knits” the section plates together to support it from the underside. and , my feet !