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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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 πŸ™‚ 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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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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Right Rocker Panel - Back

I’ll drill a hole Ø22 mm, clean the welding with the grinder, prime and isolate with polyurethane sealant. This welding tells me that my hands shake (open another beer to fix this) or my eyes are too weak. Most likely the light around me is not sufficient while i work.…

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Front Crossmember Arch

Rocker Panel Inside I welded the inner side of the rocker panel. It doesn’t look good, but i hope it is strong. The trick is: Before welding, expand the wire from the handle ~ 15 mm. Put the long wire in the hole and start from the center. This way…

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Front Crossbeam and Rocker Panel Connection

Adjust the Welder In the previous post i explained that welding on 3 B do not penetrate well and i switches to 4 C and the plug weldings are now OK. Re-weld Failed Weldings As i mentioned before, some of the weldings had no penetration. This is how i checked…

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MIG-PAK 180 Settings

Sheet Metal I bought 16 ft2 from here. The guy i was in communication with was very king. He defined himself as Human Forklift (formerly known as β€œSales”) in his email signature πŸ™‚ He offered me to cut it to 2 pieces of 8 ft2 to decrease (~ the half) the price of…

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