The shell was sent off to be sand blasted. We didn't expect to see it back before xmas, but it was. Thanks guys! The door and boot skins were removed, and cleanup was started. During this time I started working with Leon at A1 High Performance, to organise a new engine.
Labour during this period: 12.5 hrs
De-skin panels 8.5 hrs
Drop panels to blaster 1 hr
Strip proof coat off boot and door skins 2 hrs
Pick up panels from blaster 1 hr