Quality custom & restoration sheet metal work & repair
Primed with several coats of epoxy primer.
The floor pan areas are ground clean.
On the right side more trimming of old damage.
The right side has some major rust out & sculpture material issues.
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After some trimming this is what we will need for the left floor & wheel tub section.
The back side its getting real close.
The rust mites were definitely here.
The right side has a bunch of rust out in the outer skin & skirt lip area.
Fully welded & ground clean very little filler will be needed.
This is just a nice float down the road ride but has some rust issues the owner wants to take care of.
All the sculpture material is ground away now.
This is not a major repair but the owner wanted a nice car so we will do our best to give him a quality job.
Fit is real nice now.
The left side rocker needed a new end cap it was made in 10 gage steel.
The left rear door pillar & floor needs some rust out repair
Now for the dog leg the limo unit will need some major rework to be correct.
Both inner sections were painted with rust preventative paint.
Tacking in the replacement floor section.
Some hammer & dolly work where the filler was before
We will have to fab a new dog leg section.
Some more fine tune trimming .
Checking for fit on the right quarter
The rust thru will be welded up.
We let it sit over night then unmasked it reinstalled the right rear side marker & was ready for customer pickup. Later on he plans to get a complete repaint.
We have trimmed the limousine replacement panel to a usable piece.
Just a little more hammer & dolly work
72 Caddy left rear door pillar & floor repair & right quarter rust repair
De rusting & minor repair to the inner drop section.
The right side dog leg needed a repair also.
Back on the left side the inner dog leg needed a repair section fabbed up then it was painted with rust preventative paint.
Removing the right side panel stuff not needed.
Starting the rust removal.
The lower pillar and around the rear side marker will need some attention also.
The floor pan is almost fully welded.
I am tig welding the panel on to help keep the distortion down.
After a bunch of slicing & cutting most of the old rusted area is removed. Now for the final trimming & fitting of the replacement section.
After some major rework & several patch sections were made it was fully welded.
The owner supplied a pair of rear quarter sections for both sides off of a limo & had them dipped they are similar but will need some reworking.
The inner section will also need a patch so it was made first then welded in, then the outer was made welded in place & ground clean.
Sculpture material pushing 5/8 inch thick plus.
Into the paint booth for epoxy primer.