Quality custom & restoration sheet metal work & repair
Rear painted with rust preventative paint.
The rear body mount panels are painted with rust preventative paint.
Access holes were needed for the rear rusted body mounts.
The patch fully tig welded & ground clean.
Now its time to install , weld & grind the welds clean on the rear body panel cap.
The left rear wheel house will need a couple of small patches.
The bed floor filler panel was cut & trimmed to fit.
This is nothing big just some general rust out repair but the nice thing is every one in the shop likes these rigs they are a tough all terrain vehicle.
Rear mount installed.
First thing to do is strip the parts in the way off then make it top less.
Both rear sections were final trimmed then painted with rust preventative paint.
Also the right rear panel will be replaced.
The left side fender well needed a couple of small patches it is easer to do it with the side panel still off.
Both rear side marker holes were cut & retainer tabs were made then welded in place.
The panel fits pretty good for the first test fit a bunch of tweaking & it will look nice. Still lots of little stuff to get done before its welded brackets mount plates ect.
Rear door mount brackets pained with rust preventative paint
1974 Toyota land Cruiser rust out repair.
Flow thru ventilation
The rear body panel will need to be trimmed & inner door hinge mounts added.
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We are done for now, its all put back together & ready for pickup.
All the welds cleaned up real nice & with some hammer & dolly work almost no filler will be needed.
The left rear panel will be replaced with an after market repair piece.
The new after market rear body mount panels fit decent.
Getting the old panels trimmed back.
The filler panel was fully tig welded then ground smooth.
Getting ready for the first test fit of the after market rear panel.
Both rear doors will need some attention that will be handled at a later date.
Working on cleaning up the welds.
This is was not a large repair just some general rust clean up overall, we work on any vehicle pre 1980.
The rear body support panel will be replaced.
Brackets removed from the under side of the rusted sections.
A small corner patch needed to be made.
Repair patches were made for both spots.
Welded in place.
Michel rough cutting away the old rear panels.
Michel checking the fit of the spare tire carrier.
The rear bed section was rotted away so a new piece will be made.
Final fit of both rear panels.
One of the rear body mounts rusted badly.
Well that's it for the sheet metal work for now it was painted with rust preventative paint till the owner gets a few more thing done.
After welding the patches in place then the underside brackets were plug welded in place then all the welds were ground to give a nice clean repair.
The rear filler panel was welded to the lower body mount panel then ground smooth.
time to do the final rear body mount install.
Getting ready to make the bed filler panel that was rusted away.
The rear lower filler & floor support piece will be replaced with after market pieces.
Both rear panels inner side & the under side of the rear floor extension was painted with rust preventative paint,
Both left & right lower body attachments panels had to be made then welded in place.