I can't help you but I am a fellow Tri-stater saying good luck, sounds like an exciting journey.
just send me a quarter of goo,.. lol
I hope you guys keep us up to date on this cool journey with photos and details.
Here are the steps in the regoo process
And here is how to rebuild the entire base, adjust for proper bulb height, and improve it
Decisions decisions lol
What are they asking for it?