Most of you who follow our social media accounts know that during the Corvettes of Carlisle show, August, 27-29 of 2021, Myself ( Tim ) and Brandon ( past employee ) got Covid. For me, it was not great. I had a fever of 104+ for 3 days straight and ended up in the hospital. I wish that I could update you on how Brandon has been doing but he has not spoken with us since we left the show on the 29th. That’s a story for another time.
So, during my recovery from the virus, my body was at the mercy of a very chaotic virus that seemed to change its mind on what each day was going to hurt or how I felt overall. Days leading to my expected return to installations, I had an aquarium emergency at home. I had to carry a 5-gallon bucket of sand around to the side of my house and halfway through that, it just hit me like a brick. I was exhausted, short of breath, and had to lay down. I ended up sleeping for 15 hours and still felt like I ran a marathon for 3 days straight. Needless to say, I had to extend my return to service.
BACK AT IT!
Here we are a week after that and I have to be honest. I really thought that I was going to struggle with some sort of exhaustion but nothing! I felt great, and I’m pretty excited to announce I’m back!
Going To Prescott
Located deep in the forest of Prescott lives Mr.Catell. This gentleman recently had knee surgery and is in a full but adjustable angle leg support system. He had severe issues getting in and out of his factory doors and thought that we could help him out with installing a set of vertical doors (lambo doors) on his Red Mist C8 Corvette.
This is the beautiful view when pulling into his driveway.
I parked and introduced myself and then quickly started on this installation as it was a rather late start, I only had about 3 hours of daylight left.
It surprisingly took about the same amount of time to get the car ready for vertical door (lambo door) hinges to be installed.
I then took my normal 20-30 min break at this stage. Mainly the break is to allow my hands to dry so i can put on a new set up rubber gloves. They typically get eaten up when doing the wiring as well as the removal of all plugs and body panels.
I didn’t waste time getting the first side done as I was seriously running out of daylight to complete this installation. However, as you will see in a pending video to be edited and posted to our youtube channel, I’ve done this car blindfolded so a little darkness was no big deal lol.
Fender on and looking good!
Unfortuenly, the 5k hero 9 camera I was using, like most high res cameras, does not like low light settings but I was able to position my car and help out with the headlights.
Overall, I was impressed with myself and my endurance as I was seriously in doubt before arriving for this installation.