Rust. Quelle surprise.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Cardboard and masking tape to make up a template in situ…

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…transfer to steel and cleco in place.

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Lots of plug welds into the rear subframe mount, and spot welds everywhere else.

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