So the pressure washing showed up a few areas that are less than ideal. The boot floor is a confection of steel, rust, bog, and underseal.
Let’s cut out the rotten metal and see what’s left. Shit.
Nothing for it but to get stuck in- we’ll start the ball rolling with a small repair.
Cleco temporary rivets are awesome for panel repair, holding everything in alignment while you weld it in place.
That went well. Now feeling a little more confident, its time to tackle the boot floor.
Cardboard and masking tape to make up a template in situ…
…transfer to steel and cleco in place.
Lots of plug welds into the rear subframe mount, and spot welds everywhere else.