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Bobby Rahal's 72 2002tii completed at "the Werkshop&quo

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Hey,

Here's 3 shots of one of the high dollar restorations that was done at Don Defthleson's place up in the Chicago area. He's the guy that did the "tale of 2 02's" in the Roundel last year.

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Keith

'74tii - Stella

http://www.my2002tii.com

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Although my '76 will never be as nice as most of the cars he restores, I've had and will continue to have repairs/upgrades done by Don's team. If I could have any job/business in the world, it would be a setup like the Werkshop. Too cool.

Gavin

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This is NOT the actual car Bobby Rahal credits for starting his racing career while in college. This is originally a Colorado colored California car restored FOR Bobby Rahal. How do I know this? Because I own the documented '72 Inka Tii that Bobby Rahal drove/"raced" while in college in Ohio.

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I have never seen a tii with out the cut out. Is it documented that all tiis have it or were the the rest of ours cut by local garages?

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I got the car from the original owner and although it has had the nose replaced (minor bump), the firewall area is not cut.

3 out of the 5 tii's that I have are not cut either so I think it is just something done by shops along the way.

Notice that the nice center hood foam on that car in the pic is placed even with the outside pieces... not factory correct ;-) it should be down lower in the middle.

Brian C

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Cuts were made by hand with tin snips on the production line, cuts are to make the use of a timing light easier maybe the plastic runner cars had just enough room for the light and it took a little while to figure out they were needed with the aluminum runner cars.....Marty....

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