Harmonic Puller.

When I woke up this morning I felt a pang. Not true. This is just a Primus song (see the end of the post). When i woke up this morning i looked outside and there was snow. A wet and heavy snow that bent the branches of the trees. The…

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Right door

Site Reinforcement- Right Side I reinforced a little the doors and the back quarter panels with angle bar (1/8″ x 3/4″ x 48″). It’s mostly for a side hit. The needed lengths are: Door: 34″ Back quarter panel: 54″ The 48″ bar was not long enough for the quarter panels…

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Paint Stripping

I said “welding is over”, but i remembered that there are 3 more points: The skeleton of the hood The right door The reinforcement Paint Stripping I started the preparation of the under-body. Strip to bare metal will be followed by zinc primer and urethane paint. I started removing the…

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Left Above the Windshield

The Roof I finished the welding. The last area was the roof, i.e. under the roof. As it was originally lap welded, i decided that this is a nest of rust and i cut it all. This is what i did instead: The right side above the windshield was good…

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Face

Front Side I welded the front grill. I spent more time on adjusting than welding. The result is good. My procedure: Join the grill to the 3 pieces (left, under, right bared metal on the image) and weld them Join all this to the front of the car Use the…

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Preparation for Welding the Face

Almost there, almost there 🙂 Today i started the preparation of welding the face of the car. I bought a lot of lock pliers just for this operation. I used few of them before, but now i use them all. Here it is: There are a lot of locking pliers,…

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Front Grill

I reached a “midpoint” when i cleaned the garage and turned the car on it’s side. I will finish all the weldings that point to the floor and then i will flip the cat on 180 degrees and will finish all the other weldings that point to the floor. Additional…

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Plug Weld Start the Roration

When we weld 2 pieces of sheet metal, one of them is perforated and we weld through the holes, we speak about plug welding. Here i will explain my logic about “how to do this properly”. Because one of my sheet metals (the body of the car) is not flat,…

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MIG Gas Bottle Full

I filled up the gas bottle. It is 80 cu ft, 75 % argon, 25 % CO2. I paid ~ 90 CAD + tax. How much and what i welded with 1 bottle can be seen on the previous posts. Of course this info is not reliable for any forecast…

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Right Rocker Panel - Front

The right rocker panel goes much better because: It was not so rusty and i didn’t cut a piece of the front crossbeam I am getting better and better every next day I used another type of wire (SuperArc L-56). Before i used Lincoln Electric S-6 MIG. (maybe) Outer Side…

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