Tinkering with Neo

Neo is in pretty good condition overall, but Pixie has spent a little time providing some extra TLC. A bit of lubrication on the window winding mechanism has resolved all stiffness and squeaks:

Some surface rust got a scrape down, a coat of converter, and a spray of paint; taking care of anything that could have developed into a problem later:

And we gave the step a quick coat of paint at the same time:

Replacement of the roller means the sliding door is now smooth. A big thank you to big brother Vin for removing the existing seized bolts and replacing them for us, allowing Pixie to swap out the part when it arrived:

And lastly, we’re removing the paint off the back window and have added a rear view mirror for better visibility and extra interior light:

These easy steps have taken care of any niggly bits. Neo is a pleasure to drive, and we look forward to the many adventures we will have together.


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