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Yesterday I took RedHot in to have her wheels pinstriped. While that was getting done I had a chance to take a close-up and personal look at her underside. There were two surprises and lots of interesting (at least to me) stuff. First surprise, there was absolutely no indication of any leaks or drips anywhere after the first 2500 miles. Other than water drops and traces from the rain storm I drove through getting to the shop, the bottom was amazingly clean. Almost every nut or bolt I saw was marked indicating it was checked during the assembly and/or PDI.

The second surprise was that on one of the bottom panels the five technicians who did the Museum delivery PDI had signed my car! How cool was that!
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The following are various shots as I walked around RedHot.

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Bottoms up on Redhot part 2

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Bottoms up on Redhot part 3

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Bottoms up on Redhot part 4

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Bottoms up on Redhot part 5

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Bottoms up on Redhot part 6 (final)

Finally, a bit of background. In spite of ordering RedHot in Torch Red (I was under the impression ;) ;) that red was the only color the Stringray was made in and all the other colors were gray market knock-offs) I tend to prefer subtlety over showy. Hence when I went to have my wheels pinstriped I went for the throwback look and a very fine red line. Luckily I found an absolute artist who freehanded the job to my specifications. Here is a shot of him at work

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Thanks Chip. The shop owner was extremely nice and didn't even charge me more for hanging around while the work was done!:D. As a matter of fact he offered to put RedHot up higher than necessary just to get the wheels off so I could walk around and look closely at it. :cool:
 

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Thanks elegant. Appreciate that.:cool:
 

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Thanks for taking those photos. The underside was amazingly clean. Nice job on the wheel pinstripes too!
 

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Thanks Ron.:cool:
 
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