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Old 02-24-2008, 01:43 PM   #1
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Ok I had to make a car domain in order to get links to these photos. I have a problem with some rust in my trunk and was wondering the best approach to fix this up if at all possible without welding a new piece of sheetmetal in.

As you can see in the photos there are a few rust holes and a lot of rust in this trunk. Pushing on it with my hand on the photo with all the tiny holes it flexes. As you can also note the previous ownder bondo'd something up in the middle.

I was just wondering the best approach to repairing this problem. Thanks in advance

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You're going to need to POR that rust and then weld some metal in there. Others will chime in in more detail. Put your year, model and trim in you signature. Welcome to the club.
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Ok will do, thanks for the reply. Definatley that is the only major problem other then what the <Censored> who stole it did to it. I'll work on figuring out the signature.
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You will want to cut that section out of a good donor car. Remove the section out of your car and the weld the new, good section into your car. Prep the surface and spray it with epoxy primer. I am not a fan of POR 15, it actually promotes rust between the metal and the paint in many cases.
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Ok thanks, guess I will be heading over to my buddies body shop then next week after I find a donor car up at the junkyard. There is like 15 bonnevilles up there. One of them has to have a good trunk
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