Quality custom & restoration sheet metal work & repair
I had to install a pair of bucket seat mount brackets. then they were primed.
After all the patch work was done it was coated with rust preventative paint.
Put the new skin on for a quick test it fit like a glove.
Both pieces were repaired along with some other patch work along the lip.
Seams after filing.
The new 1 piece trunk floor in the owner had supplyed a 3 piece & I told him to send them back less $$ & better looking for the final product.
Trunk floor welded & ground in the wheel tubs
A little DP primer to cover up the bare metal, The chassis & running gear were being built & the body would be sitting for awhile before finish body work & paint.
It was removed also and derusted.
That's all for this project thank you for looking. Also the area where this project was done is fully enclosed now adding a nice section to enclosed shop space.
Patches were made for both sides then welded & ground, it wont even be seen once the new floor is installed.
Before the seam sealer was applied I scuff sanded those areas then after the seam sealer was dry (next day) I then painted those areas & any bare metal sections with DP primer to clean it all up, its all in the details to make it last another 50 years plus.
The owner cut the trunk floor out thinking he was saving a lot of $$ not much this time he did not make things worse.
New trunk floor to quarter panel drops installed welded & ground, its starting to look real nice & clean.
The roof atachment areas, rear filler panel & quarters were scuffed & re DP primed just for extra protection.
1967 Chevelle Roof & trunk floor plus a little more
The original factory seam was lead filled & that is what the owner wanted.
The roof & rear filler panel were prep feather sanded where all the bare metal sections were then painted with DP primer
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Paint top & underside of all the inner structure with rust preventative paint.
Out with the cut of wheel get the main part removed, typical under roof skin supports are rusty.
The upper was repaired using good old fashon hammer dolly & shrink disc.
Back filler panel welded in place.
First thing is the roof lots of heavy surface rust & pin holes
Welds ground & cleaned up just what they (the wife) wanted she liked the looks of the new gages verses the factory cluster with some add on's.
The inside of the quarter cleaned up nice also.
The rear body panel just below the tail lights need some small patch work.
Out with the de rust wheel & get it cleaned up.
The owner supplied the lower patch it was so so but I made it work, tig welding it on then finished off with hammer dolly & shrink disc.
All the seams were seam sealed to make sure no moisture get in again for 40 plus years.
I had to make a small patch for the drivers side lower section it was thin in sections.
The right quarter had some damage & the owner thought he would rough pound it out to safe some $$, he over stretched it which just takes more time to fix.
I still had to remove all of the old spot welded on sections & clean it up.
The roof skin gets welded on.
While I was working on the trunk floor the owner brought by the dash & wanted a flush panel installed for his new gages.
Typical rot on both tubs.
The back window to trunk lid filler panel needed replacement.
The new gage section was fully welded in.
Panels like this bend up fast on my Baileigh Magnetic Brake.
Also at the same time painted the rear inner structure & the underside of the filler panel.