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Now for the rear left rear lower section.
The upper part of the panel will nee a bunch of hammer, dolly & shrink disc work plus a small patch.
The aftermarket panels fit mediocre at best then with a bunch of rework it looks great now. Of course it did not help that the owner made a mess to start with.
The new inner lip section was made welded in place the ground clean, then the panel was checked for final fit, it looks real nice.
With the filler panels fully welded then ground smooth that was the last of this project. The owner is quite happy now with his repaired T body now he can finish his chassis & put the car together its a stocker no rod here.
The messed up repair section removed.
The upper section of the panel needed some hammer, dolly & shrink disc work then cleaned up well.
The rear fold over lip was done just like the let side.
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An extension had to be made for the repair section.
The new repair section is looking nice.
The owner attempted to do his own repairs, then realized it wasn't as easy as he though. Now we will clean up the mess.
Just a little more finishing to do.
Its time to weld the reworked repair section to the main body. A lot of little detail work need to be done to get it this far then the welds were ground smooth hammered & dollied straight.
The right rear upper body section now gets some hammer, dolly & shrink disc work, plus a new upper flange section made.
Tig welding in the reworked repair section now its starting to look real nice, notice the front lip had to be reworked also.
The rear body inner panel needed some filler work on the ends.
Cut thru the owners weld attempt a real mess.
The left rear panel is a mess also
A tape trim line getting ready for the new after market panel.
A repair section was made for the lower right cowl, fully tig welded in then ground smooth, now the whole side is starting to take shape looking real good.
Fitting the repair section to the left rear body section.
The left & right side both needed small patches where the body stress cracked.
Fully welded looking real nice.
The inner structure is painted with rust preventative paint.
The door fits nice again.
The rust mites have gotten to the left front cowl.
The back filler panel was forced in.
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The owners repair attempt its ugly.
Just like the left side this panel will need some trimming fitting & additional inner lip sections fabbed.
Rust mites have gotten to the support pillar.
After making a new repair section the old was cut out & the new checked for fit.
After some tig welding, and grinding its starting to look nice & clean just like it should.
Welds ground smooth & clean.
Another filler piece was made to fill the gap.
First was the left cowl it was marked, cut out, de rusted then painted with rust preventative paint, then the new patch was clecoed into place.
Now the inner lip was made & tacked into place.
The front edge needed a small rolled edge section added.
The filler sections are taking shape.
A little gaposus here.
The right rear panel is a real mess
The new extension almost fully tig welded.
A small patch will be made for the lip.
After both front, rocker sill & rear patch sections were removed it was derusted & painted with rust preventative paint.
Now its our turn to do some repairs.
Now its time for the right side, another owner repair attempt
The new repair section fits like it was supposed to, then fully tig weld in.