That totally sucks. Hopefully it won't take much to get her back into shape.
The chassis stiffener won't make your old Spider feel and ride like a Mercedes Benz 500SL, but it WILL definitely improve it in several ways. It is worth the installation and money. Improves ride, handling and rigidity.Nice. I have cowl shake. I hate railroad tracks.
At least you are ok.
I think I have a door from an '76 in my storage...
Yes, 1 and 3 go together. If you continue to have the gas smell, you might review the solution at the link below:Finished the flush and refilled. Block drain replaced with anti-seize on the threads. Cleaned up and will take her out for a run after lunch. Already vented the system. Question - I have been smelling gas in the car. I took the following picture after untapping all the hoses. Someone who is smarter than me or has been down this road comments please . Do number one and number three in the picture go together? It appears that number two is check valve - which direction - air in or out only. I understand I need to pull it apart and clean the rod in the condenser (the black fume separator). I have a check valve in hand. Other steps. My list grows - soft top gasket shot. Next weekend - maybe...