Two days of almost nonstop rain/snow mix gave me the opening I needed to get back in the shop and work on the hood.
Seemed like the headlights took forever. The originals are no longer available so I went with GE 4411’s, which are often used in older tractors. They fit the openings but everything had to be modified to make them work – wiring, trim rings, retainers, the whole works. Fortunately, I had molded in the homemade wiring clips back when I was rebuilding the hood so that at least that was done. Looking at it now, it looks so simple.
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Otherwise, things went pretty well. Some loose ends to tie up and I can start to focus on the seat, which, as dwz says, should add a few more mph if properly configured. I know it’s my vintage roots showing, but I really like the ATX look.
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After a few option evaluations, mezz had the right idea of painting the vent trim to match the chassis. It seems to tie everything together
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I think the Mutt will be a cool little sled but not being a numbers matching ATX it wouldn’t command anywhere near the kind of money of that the real thing would. I think we’re talking $1500 - $1800 for the right buyer. I hate to think what that would work out to per/hour after expenses, but I can't seem to sell anything anywayLooks very nice Ski Roule! I'm curious, after restoring the sled what do you think the current value is for it now?