I'd have to agree. The only way I'm ever going to do a "frame off"
restoration is to pay a professional, or become independantly wealthy so I
can make it a full time occupation. It's just too hard to 'get back to it'
after you've had to stop for whatever reason.
>I'd have to say put it together ASAP. I bought my MkIV ten years and one
>month ago. I immediately took it apart and sunk a bunch of money in it.
>It moved with me several times (Major pain when in pieces) and I have just
>gotten back to working on it this year with the discovery of this "support
>group". I will be starting it between Christmas and New Years (watch for
>exhuberant posting with LOUD CAPITAL LETTERS). Driving will commence late
>Really, laws of entropy apply to these projects. Even though I haven't
>worked on it or even handled it that much, the collection of pieces has
>become increasingly disorganized.
>Put it together and start driving! I wish I had.
>Sprite MKIV HAN9U78817G
>> My first inclination is to put it all back
>> together as quickly as I can so that it is a car rather than a collection of
>> parts and then drive it for a while so that I can get to know it. On the
>> other hand, why not take the time to do it right and restore it while it is
>> all apart?