We found out that the front clip, minus the hood, was fiberglass. That explains the “worn out bar of soap” look that I am not so fond of. With a little effort, Jerry found us some steel parts to work with… Much better!
You can see from this side shot how “fat” the car looked. It didn’t have any defined lines and everything was so muted. We acquired a new roof section from the late, Dick Dean to try and salvage the roof it had.