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Old 10-18-2019, 01:58 AM
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Thanks a lot, the support here really means a lot to me!!

So, new update is due
You remember this area:


Well I checked it and there was more rust than first thought: :?




So I cut the top of the rear fender to eradicate the rust:


Inside was some surface rust:


So I brushed it, cleaned it and treated it:


Prepared the first patch :




And the first welding points:




And then welding it completely :


And dressed :




Second patch, same process:


One welding point every 2 cm like original:




In place:



And welding:



Dressed :





And with some chrome, good for the motivation :


Stay tuned for the second side!

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Old 11-27-2019, 02:17 AM
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Hi Guys,

Well, long time with no updates but work has been going on. Letís show it to you.

After finishing the first side, it was time to start on the second one:
Initial condition was also quite..bad:


So as usual: cut, treat, replace:




I decided this time to do it a bit differently and point-weld the 2 parts of the patch before welding it back:


And then weld it completely, a bit of it using my newly acquired TIG to train myself:


Finished:




After that, I decided to turn my attention to the right side of the engine hood sealing bead. Here it was, quite damaged:




So I made a patch:








Then cut, planished the OG metal that was deformed and adjust in place:




And start to weld:




Between each weld I planished it:


And then it was fully welded:


And grinded:






Checking with the hood:


Stay tuned, a few more updates will come shortly to be back to the current status again.

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Old 11-29-2019, 05:13 PM
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Next update

You probably know (or can imagine) that the bottom of my A-Post are toast here the confirmation:


I got some repair panel I bought when starting the project:


But they were delivered without the outside part connecting to the fender and of course mine will need fresh metal. I made several attempts doing it in one piece but did not manage the quality level I am after so did it in 3 pieces welded together. Here the whole process:















And one side is done:



Now for the second side:





And both sides ready:





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Old 11-29-2019, 07:36 PM
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Well done, Anoine. You're far more ambitious than most.
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Old 11-30-2019, 04:52 PM
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Thanks a lot Jack, really appreciated
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