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Old 09-20-2010, 07:17 PM   #1
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Doing some body work on a GP today. New rocker panels and some surface rust.

Rusted threw.
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Drivers side isn't as bad.
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Surface rust on the passenger side door.
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Deep scratch on the drivers side door.
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Jacked it up so it'* easier to work on.
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The rust is bad, real deep.
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Now on to the rocker panels.
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Cutting it off.
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Now much metal left here.
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You know what I say, if your not bleeding, your not working on a car. I opened the door and it slammed shut. Didn't see it coming, but I sure felt it.
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It'* not really your car if it hasn't drawn blood!

When can I bring my car by for some rust removal.
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Yea I got some on mine I need to get around too, just haven't felt like forking out the money for paint to repaint the area after I fix it :/
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Ah, wonderful rocker panel rust. Luckily mine isn't that bad yet lol, but I see plenty that are. Good luck, looking forward to seeing some after pics.
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mine almost as bad on the 97 and ouch about your ear
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I would put some pictures up, but every time I try to upload them to photobucket it fails.
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I would put some pictures up, but every time I try to upload them to photobucket it fails.
Have you tried the bulk uploader?
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Well, I got a few uploaded.

After messing around with the cut off wheel, I ran out and bought this.
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Yep, I think this will be better.
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Oh heck ya, this is way better.
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All gone.
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This is all that was left of the passenger side, it just fell apart.
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Fitting the new panel.
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Man, the rust. Guess I'm doing some glass work as well.
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Drilled the holes for spot welding
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All done.
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Next time I do this, I'm buying a actual spot welder.
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This took forever. If I went to fast it blew a hole in the metal.
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Glassed up the hole.
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Masking it off for paint.
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Now I need to try to upload more pictures.
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The problem seems to be my Internet connection. It'* seems to be turning on and off. Kind of ticking me off.
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I'm excited for the after pictures, that'* quite the project you've got going. Hopefully your internet comes back up soon.
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