Looks like things are coming along just fine.
have you considered setting up an E-tank. That might be the answer for cleaning up
the grill screen.
I might be wrong, but I think the aluminum tranny is supposed to be painted
Flint Metallic Grey. Use Zinc Chromate primer on the aluminum. It takes a while
to dry, but holds up well.
I thought so too Will but when I got all the dirt & grime washed away I realized it has never been painted just a bright aluminum. I would like to paint it the silver color to match the metal cast area.