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How far off paint do you rekon you are mate.???
 

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That area is now finished, so the shell has been flipped. Now I have to correct the passenger side rocker/sill shape, correct rear guard and then fill the front guard hole ... from the rear of the front guard rust hole.

And the passenger door needs repairs but thats it, the shell will be complete!!
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Oops, looks like I have some welding pin holes that I had not noticed ... lol! Easy fix ...

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Oops, looks like I have some welding pin holes that I had not noticed ... lol! Easy fix ...

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Yes...I would highly recommend you get your flashlight out and turn off the garage lights....those pin holes will shine like the stars in the sky! Now's the time to catch those little buggers ...before you get ready to prep for paint.
 

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Discussion Starter #130 (Edited)
Now in the 45° position so I can more easily work on the (NZ) passenger side.

Note there is a beam on the floor bolted to frame tilter, so she cannot fall over
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Yes I know progress has been too slow lately. Very real life getting in the way, and too be honest a lack of motivation. I have bought cutting discs, and from experience just need to cut it somewhere and we'll be back on it ...

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These things ebb and flow. Take a well earned deep breath and jump back in when you're ready.

I've walked away for a couple of months from time to time.
 

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Started yesterday correcting the shape of the passenger side sill/rocker panel I made when I was much younger. Felt good and very motivating.

To do this I had to remove the bottom of the rear guard (where it over laps the sill. It needed to be remade anyway as shape wrong and I'd lost control of a weld induced shrink) but was surprised to see surface rust where I had not been able to get paint. It wasn't bad but just goes to show, getting paint everywhere is so very important.

Good to be moving forward again
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I am working on her. Had to give my phone back to my previous employer as I've changed job, so no photos. Still correcting the shape of the rear of the sill/rocker panel. Last part to go, the overlap of the rear guard, area thickness.
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Half of the rear arch return has been plug welded properly and trimmed. Half to go.

Trying to get something, no matter how small, done every weekend, and currently have other priorities
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Happy with rear arch now, but been forced to remove bottom of inner arch to panel beat the damage caused by brain dead shipping idiots years ago. Hopefully on the work bench I can work it straight again ...

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I think this is as good as I can get this. I removed a bit because it had very minor rust pitting but also it will be easier to install with that bit replaced.
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